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Search: Posts Made By: oceangoer
Forum: Say Hello 24th September 2009, 02:04
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By oceangoer
Hello everybody

I'm a master now living ashore in Holland and managing a container terminal
Forum: Say Hello 21st September 2009, 00:11
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By oceangoer
Hi All

I retired many years ago and just found this site. Looks good.
Forum: Say Hello 11th September 2009, 23:32
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By oceangoer
Hello everybody.

Introducing myself.
I hold a FG Master Cert, a double Chief's Cert., and an MBA.
Way overqualified!
Spent the last 5 years to my retirement developing and implementing major automation on 8 of our...
Forum: The Bridge 10th September 2009, 00:13
Replies: 87
Views: 7,206
Posted By oceangoer
This child set out on her first trial run down to...

This child set out on her first trial run down to Sydney ex Qld 8/9/09. First night at sea in a busy shipping lane she went below (single handed) for a sleep and got twatted by a Chinese bulker at...
Forum: The Bridge 28th July 2009, 02:42
Replies: 22
Views: 3,260
Posted By oceangoer
Sorry Bill, I try not to.

Sorry Bill, I try not to.
Forum: The Bridge 27th July 2009, 03:59
Replies: 22
Views: 3,260
Posted By oceangoer
Like Punter I didn't join to work 12 - 18 hours a...

Like Punter I didn't join to work 12 - 18 hours a day, 7 days a week. Fine, work it when necessary in fog or hazardous waters. But 8 hours a day on watch and 4 hours a day trying to keep one ship...
Forum: The Bridge 22nd July 2009, 03:29
Replies: 22
Views: 3,260
Posted By oceangoer
As a Middy in Blue Flu I often used to wonder why...

As a Middy in Blue Flu I often used to wonder why the Mate never went ashore from Birkenhead to Liverpool (via Japan). Elsewhere as Mate myself I found out why. After 18 hour days in port working 12...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 16th July 2009, 22:26
Replies: 60
Views: 20,015
Posted By oceangoer
I remember playing Malay Railways at cricket...

I remember playing Malay Railways at cricket there when I was on Diomed. Led by the 3rd Mate (Willie Worsnop) we beat 'em !
Let's see .. there was Duke Walker, Bo Evans, Bren Healey, Ralph Elliot,...
Forum: The Engine Room 16th July 2009, 06:46
Replies: 44
Views: 4,696
Posted By oceangoer
With the help of my Japanese ChEng for twenty...

With the help of my Japanese ChEng for twenty years I held more than 3 days reserve at full speed in HFO and seven days diesel for auxies and then there was always the "special" line (if we needed it...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 21st June 2009, 07:19
Replies: 16
Views: 2,839
Posted By oceangoer
We used to go up there in the early '60's for...

We used to go up there in the early '60's for sawn Red Meranti timber and a good game of football against the sawmill.

Water paint separations of various cargo parcels together with the problem of...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 16th June 2009, 06:59
Replies: 14
Views: 3,945
Posted By oceangoer
I don't know. Ask the author. Deary me !!!

I don't know. Ask the author. Deary me !!!
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 15th June 2009, 00:10
Replies: 14
Views: 3,945
Posted By oceangoer
I suspect that CR was a fictional ship based on...

I suspect that CR was a fictional ship based on HMS Starling.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 26th May 2009, 00:01
Replies: 98
Views: 33,653
Posted By oceangoer
I remember him there Boxing Day 1958 to end...

I remember him there Boxing Day 1958 to end January 1959. Snow, ice, Cader Idris. Delightful man.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 13th May 2009, 00:04
Replies: 722
Views: 126,315
Posted By oceangoer
Smile Without denigrating the carpenter I beg to submit...

Without denigrating the carpenter I beg to submit that in my 4 years with Alfies I never saw an AB or a carpenter within a bulls roar of a deeptank.
Deeptank bolting down was Middies work, just like...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd April 2009, 02:53
Replies: 32
Views: 4,646
Posted By oceangoer
There's more info on this problem here...

There's more info on this problem here .............

http://www.uninstall-spyware.com/uninstalladyieldmanagercom.html
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd April 2009, 00:58
Replies: 32
Views: 4,646
Posted By oceangoer
Be VERY careful of the most recent set of ads....

Be VERY careful of the most recent set of ads. They come from an outfit called yieldmanager.com and (if clicked on) lodge a spyware cookie onto your HDD. This cookie tracks your browsing habits and...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th March 2009, 02:51
Replies: 1
Views: 2,176
Posted By oceangoer
Microsoft KB949810

If you installed this latest update (KB949810) and you're running XP and you have a copy of MS Office that IT thinks is "dodgy" then you'll start getting a 'nag' sheet telling you that your software...
Forum: The Bridge 26th March 2009, 05:05
Replies: 83
Views: 6,120
Posted By oceangoer
Deary me. What a sad little comment.

Deary me. What a sad little comment.
Forum: The Bridge 24th March 2009, 22:35
Replies: 83
Views: 6,120
Posted By oceangoer
Blue Flu 1958. Jack, courtesy, house, & ensign...

Blue Flu 1958.
Jack, courtesy, house, & ensign up all together at 0800.

All down together at local sunset (as calculated by the 4th Mate).
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th March 2009, 23:00
Replies: 46
Views: 3,837
Posted By oceangoer
I suspect your emotion has taken control. Let's...

I suspect your emotion has taken control. Let's wait and see where the real truth lies.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th March 2009, 22:56
Replies: 46
Views: 3,837
Posted By oceangoer
All of Swires ships were registered in Hong Kong...

All of Swires ships were registered in Hong Kong (their home port). Swires are also known as China Navigation Co. The Swire Group also controls Cathay Pacific Airlines.
Usually manned by Chinese...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 19th February 2009, 04:58
Replies: 10
Views: 2,347
Posted By oceangoer
To remove the latest batch of Google Ads .... in...

To remove the latest batch of Google Ads .... in IE Click on
Tools..Internet Options..Security..Restricted Sites..Sites and insert
http://*.googlesyndication.com where indicated.
You'll have a...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 14th February 2009, 00:26
Replies: 64
Views: 6,447
Posted By oceangoer
Arriving Liverpool with the customary 'docking...

Arriving Liverpool with the customary 'docking bottle' it was necessary for it to be an open bottle and the deal was to pour the 'neck' into a glass and give it to the rummager.
I saw a 4th Mate put...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 18th January 2009, 21:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By oceangoer
In IE7 go...

In IE7 go Tools/InternetOptions/Security/Restricted Sites/Sites and insert the URL of the AdTech site (http://adserver.adtech.de) in the slot.

You'll never see another ad. from them :)
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 16th January 2009, 03:02
Replies: 79
Views: 44,694
Posted By oceangoer
I was Marine Super for Atlantic Richfield in...

I was Marine Super for Atlantic Richfield in Darwin and we had Zapata's "Navigator" drilling Timor Sea targets. I'd previously been Master of SL34 servicing this rig and Sedco 135G which I also...
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