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Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th July 2020, 05:13
Replies: 75
Views: 4,159
Posted By stein
Go take a trip on the Sørlandet or the Statsraad...

Go take a trip on the Sørlandet or the Statsraad Lehmkuhl instead. Consider the luxury you are paying for. The food is generally prepared by amateurs and there is no alternatives on the menu. People...
Forum: Ship Research 11th July 2020, 14:42
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By stein
William A. Baker, who made the plans from which...

William A. Baker, who made the plans from which Mayflower II was built, the replica on which Alan Villiers and his crew sailed across the Atlantic in 1957, wrote a book titled "The Mayflower and...
Forum: Ship Research 10th July 2020, 20:18
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By stein
I am afraid neither of you may be right, the...

I am afraid neither of you may be right, the frames are traditionally counted from midships, towards the bow and towards the stern. I have copies of original construction drawings, both English,...
Forum: Ship Research 5th July 2020, 09:02
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By stein
Maybe you can find something of interest here....

Maybe you can find something of interest here. The book is Tomaso Gropallo "Navi a vapore ed armamenti Italiani. Del 1818 ai giorni nostri." The dates seem wrong compared with some of those provided...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd July 2020, 12:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
Posted By stein
When the American novelist William Styron was a...

When the American novelist William Styron was a young reader for McGraw-Hill, he rejected Thor Heyerdahl's ''Kon- Tiki.'' The way he told it, he had once been visited by a completely mad Norwegian...
Forum: The Engine Room 6th June 2020, 18:32
Replies: 80
Views: 6,662
Posted By stein
That is religion. I remember findig a nail a...

That is religion. I remember findig a nail a stone and a bit of wood when I was around 5 years of age. I had not gotten the nail halfway in when my grandmother came running out and hit me with a...
Forum: The Engine Room 6th June 2020, 11:23
Replies: 80
Views: 6,662
Posted By stein
My father as a young boy carried timber and ice...

My father as a young boy carried timber and ice with horse drawn carriages. He said that people knew at long distance what work he was doing. The same they said of the people operating the engines in...
Forum: The Engine Room 6th June 2020, 00:59
Replies: 80
Views: 6,662
Posted By stein
They also have got constantly clean Autobahn...

They also have got constantly clean Autobahn toilets, a lovely country to drive right through? (-No, the Germans clean up everywhere. It is fun watching the telly every morning after New Year's...
Forum: The Engine Room 5th June 2020, 09:30
Replies: 80
Views: 6,662
Posted By stein
Unless they have some visitors, people in cold...

Unless they have some visitors, people in cold countries get "acclimatized" to a non-aired inside atmosphere that can be pretty awful. I remember while on a military winter manouver knocking at a...
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd June 2020, 11:05
Replies: 21
Views: 2,114
Posted By stein
I like the title. It is succint and yet literary...

I like the title. It is succint and yet literary and open-ended. It is as if Streinbeck's title "The winter of our discondent " and A. A. Hurst's "In durance vile" had been given the Hemingway...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th May 2020, 09:30
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By stein
Interesting site. I used to do car renderings for...

Interesting site. I used to do car renderings for a local car magazine, and so has a certain interest in auto design, but i have never come across it before. Thanks! The yacht? Not an ounce sillier...
Forum: Passenger Liners 15th May 2020, 17:50
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By stein
Yes, the roof of the wheelhouse I have got a...

Yes, the roof of the wheelhouse I have got a memory of. It had started to blow, so me and a shipmate were to take down spark's antenna. I had rubber boots and rainwear on, fell, and was blown right...
Forum: Passenger Liners 15th May 2020, 14:13
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By stein
What colour have you given the deck? I have made...

What colour have you given the deck? I have made a small model of the Viksfjord, a ship that I served on, but I am not sure of the deck colour. I have made it green, as I may faintly remember that....
Forum: The Radio Room 29th April 2020, 06:17
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By stein
In case more than me have come here out of an...

In case more than me have come here out of an interest in President Carter's somewhat hawkish security advicer - Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski died in 2017 at the age of 89. He was at the end still...
Forum: Ship Research 24th April 2020, 12:24
Replies: 26
Views: 1,482
Posted By stein
Anthropophagous light-house keepers, that is...

Anthropophagous light-house keepers, that is something that so far has stayed outside all of my readings. One can indeed see the possibility of some macabre jokes emerging from it. I think i faintly...
Forum: Ship Research 24th April 2020, 12:02
Replies: 26
Views: 1,482
Posted By stein
I think I have got a book by De Hartog in a...

I think I have got a book by De Hartog in a Norwegian translation, one titled "Stella"- But what interests me now is another of your recommendations, one that just came in the door, "Histoire de la...
Forum: Ship Research 24th April 2020, 08:41
Replies: 26
Views: 1,482
Posted By stein
Yes, I found that out, on the same page as you...

Yes, I found that out, on the same page as you have provided a link to Thanks anyway.
Forum: Ship Research 24th April 2020, 07:41
Replies: 26
Views: 1,482
Posted By stein
I have read that story, but I have no remembrance...

I have read that story, but I have no remembrance of anyone or anything called the "Brassbounder." Therefore, I looked up the title, and found it was fiction. So then I must have read a similar story...
Forum: Ship Research 24th April 2020, 06:44
Replies: 26
Views: 1,482
Posted By stein
My copy of "Stevens on Stowage" is dated 1867,...

My copy of "Stevens on Stowage" is dated 1867, and that is the fourth edition. It gives you a lot of particular experiences in different specific ships, but there was no four masted ships at that...
Forum: Tall ships 22nd April 2020, 16:44
Replies: 15
Views: 2,036
Posted By stein
Not gone any further, but I would like to air the...

Not gone any further, but I would like to air the opinion that it may not be a gaff topsail we are seeing furthest aft. A gaff topsail would be fastened with mast hoops at the top half, and have a...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 14th April 2020, 12:08
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By stein
It is on Netflix, for which you need a...

It is on Netflix, for which you need a subscription, around £10 per month, or you can buy it on Amazon prime or Youtube, around £ 3 per view. John Cleese is generally funny, I think I will watch "A...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 14th April 2020, 10:48
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By stein
Do you have the name of the film?

Do you have the name of the film?
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 13th April 2020, 05:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By stein
He comes in as number 6 among UK drivers, and as...

He comes in as number 6 among UK drivers, and as number 17 among the most winning in F1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Formula_One_Grand_Prix_winners (There were fewer races to win in the old...
Forum: Tall ships 12th April 2020, 02:36
Replies: 15
Views: 2,036
Posted By stein
Sounds like a realistic scenario to me. The...

Sounds like a realistic scenario to me.

The rocky foreground could be nearly everywhere, according to my limited geological knowledge. Not Norway though, the receeding ice of the ice age sanded...
Forum: Tall ships 11th April 2020, 20:11
Replies: 15
Views: 2,036
Posted By stein
No, it was not you that supposed her to be...

No, it was not you that supposed her to be American. I am sorry, might be early onset dementia... Yes, when you say so I can see it is planking that are missing and not differently coloured paint....
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