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Search: Posts Made By: binliner
Forum: Computers and The Internet 18th June 2018, 22:20
Replies: 55
Views: 5,897
Posted By binliner
cannot connect to gallery

When trying to connect to gallery get error message.
Forum: The Engine Room 9th June 2018, 00:35
Replies: 54
Views: 9,572
Posted By binliner
Blacked ship out while in London docks explaining...

Blacked ship out while in London docks explaining to new 2nd lecky how things worked some spoke to me not realising I had moved on a step old D.C. switchboard open board and tripped genny back on in...
Forum: Ben Line 20th March 2018, 17:22
Replies: 12
Views: 3,557
Posted By binliner
Anybody about when the Benarty was rammed by the...

Anybody about when the Benarty was rammed by the Lykes boat spent 6 weeks in drydock in Hamburg. Very expensive time
Forum: Ben Line 12th October 2017, 00:40
Replies: 33
Views: 17,141
Posted By binliner
Spent six weeks alongside on the Bencairn in...

Spent six weeks alongside on the Bencairn in Bangkok had to go a shore every night as 2nd lecky was getting married when he got home collapsed after six weeks as the speed I was taking to keep going...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd October 2017, 22:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,302
Posted By binliner
tom petty

another one gone.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 16th September 2017, 15:00
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By binliner
Still remember the bar in keelung were I first...

Still remember the bar in keelung were I first heard " Do it again" as someone said perfection on a piece of plastic.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 8th June 2017, 22:26
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By binliner
gregg allman

The world lost one of the great blues guitarist and singers last week. Stormy Monday one classic number.
Forum: Ben Line 25th April 2017, 18:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,851
Posted By binliner
On the Bencairn the 2nd leckie burst into my...

On the Bencairn the 2nd leckie burst into my cabin in the early hours of the morning shouting we had "won the pools". After checking our numbers we had won -waited for telegram in Singapore and then...
Forum: Ben Line 8th February 2017, 21:30
Replies: 20
Views: 3,093
Posted By binliner
There was a railway bridge in Hull docks and the...

There was a railway bridge in Hull docks and the Chinese crew at weekends would hang nets from both entrances and scare the birds and catch them in the nets. The steering gear compartment used to be...
Forum: Ben Line 6th February 2017, 22:35
Replies: 20
Views: 3,093
Posted By binliner
I think it was on the Bencairn where we had...

I think it was on the Bencairn where we had Muslim and Hindu crew and the galley down aft had separate cooking facilities. Many a morning spent enjoying the parathas and other Indian foods both...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 13th November 2016, 22:07
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By binliner
leon russell

What a horrible year another rock and roll great died yesterday.
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd November 2016, 12:40
Replies: 40
Views: 2,956
Posted By binliner
We are continuously talking about down sizing but...

We are continuously talking about down sizing but thought of clearing out my precious stuff in the garage stops me every time, enough bits to plumb or rewire a house which I know will never be...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 25th September 2016, 20:47
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By binliner
It has appeared to have stopped so far.

It has appeared to have stopped so far.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 24th September 2016, 20:13
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By binliner
message appearing on screen

Have message appearing every 10secs or so DNS has been changed .Should I be worried and how do I deal with it?
Forum: Ben Line 4th September 2016, 12:44
Replies: 16
Views: 5,568
Posted By binliner
The unfortunate thing is I cannot remember very...

The unfortunate thing is I cannot remember very much about the ship apart from the fact that I had a great cabin I think two decks up and facing aft. The other thing was carrying cargoes of mangoes...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 14th January 2016, 14:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By binliner
alan rickman

The greatest withering look and sneer in the acting profession.
Forum: The Engine Room 20th December 2015, 22:32
Replies: 36
Views: 6,977
Posted By binliner
Served my time with the NCB as an electrician and...

Served my time with the NCB as an electrician and six months spent with welders, carpenters, turners and blacksmiths to get a grounding in other trades/skills. Then a day a week at Tech. College...
Forum: The Bridge 11th September 2015, 16:10
Replies: 71
Views: 12,681
Posted By binliner
On a Ben boat in the early 70s a few days out of...

On a Ben boat in the early 70s a few days out of Hong Kong when we noticed a distress flare from a Taiwanese fishing boat, discovered they had been adrift for about a month and had ran out of water...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 31st August 2015, 23:15
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By binliner
Problem fixed, thanks.

Problem fixed, thanks.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 30th August 2015, 20:53
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By binliner
yahoo problem

Updated Java on my machine but it also down loaded Yahoo as search engine. Have gone into programmes to uninstall but still there how do I get rid of it?
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 15th May 2015, 08:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By binliner
Bb King

A true giant has passed away. When you heard the first chords of any tune you knew if it was a BB. number straight away by the vibrato sound of Lucille. Had the good luck to see him in a concert in...
Forum: Ben Line 20th December 2014, 16:22
Replies: 15
Views: 4,761
Posted By binliner
Remember the party well. Oliver Henderson was...

Remember the party well. Oliver Henderson was captain and he organised it a really nice guy. Had a date with one of the girls from the embassy the next night and was shown a side of Jakarta that I...
Forum: Bank Line 15th November 2014, 20:06
Replies: 45
Views: 8,323
Posted By binliner
Sailed late 60s with a junior Eng. who bought a...

Sailed late 60s with a junior Eng. who bought a Pentax camera which cost about 180 very expensive and on arrival back in London he declared it to the customs very properly. The customs man who was...
Forum: Ben Line 28th September 2014, 16:34
Replies: 9
Views: 5,545
Posted By binliner
Cannot remember the name of the Lykes boat but we...

Cannot remember the name of the Lykes boat but we definitely came of worst as she struck us with her bow just forward or aft of the heavy lift derrick (memory failing) just as we were in the middle...
Forum: Ben Line 28th September 2014, 15:01
Replies: 9
Views: 5,545
Posted By binliner
hello Motorvision. My recollections through the...

hello Motorvision. My recollections through the mists of time was the name of the firewater they gave us was Peter Pomenkin? still shudder when I think of the hangover. Is it possible for you to...
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