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Forum: The Radio Room Yesterday, 13:13
Replies: 24
Views: 1,605
Posted By R651400
My last Greek on a regular voyage East Coast US...

My last Greek on a regular voyage East Coast US to Far East via Panama and Pacific passed our noon QTH daily to Amver.
#24 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=24) ...
Forum: The Radio Room 15th November 2019, 13:32
Replies: 63
Views: 3,936
Posted By R651400
Some free lance outfits were paying 120 and over...

Some free lance outfits were paying 120 and over in 1960.
God knows what it would be in 1980.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 9th November 2019, 13:09
Replies: 288
Views: 58,917
Posted By R651400
Happy for anyone to correct me but I understood...

Happy for anyone to correct me but I understood the reason why Blue Funnel were allowed to call their apprentices midshipmen was because it was an honour bestowed by the "Ministry of Defence" for BF...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd November 2019, 13:28
Replies: 13
Views: 1,030
Posted By R651400
You're probably right though rumour has it the...

You're probably right though rumour has it the Greeks have been known to leave a stiff or two (usually from another island or mainland) in the engine-room to bolster the insurance claim if...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd November 2019, 08:07
Replies: 13
Views: 1,030
Posted By R651400
Built Grangemouth Dockyyard 1950 for North Thames...

Built Grangemouth Dockyyard 1950 for North Thames Gas Board as flat iron mv "Thomas Hardie" sold 1968 renamed "Birling" sold 1975 renaqmed "Epic" sold 1976 renamed "Christoforos" and wrecked off the ...
Forum: The Radio Room 30th October 2019, 19:11
Replies: 63
Views: 3,936
Posted By R651400
Never experienced radio company employment but...

Never experienced radio company employment but today enjoy the nostalgia of articles in "Marconi Mariner"and especially the list of ships under each GTZM depot here...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th October 2019, 12:00
Replies: 63
Views: 3,936
Posted By R651400
All same diminishing "oilies" engine room numbers...

All same diminishing "oilies" engine room numbers to advancing technology.
Forum: The Radio Room 25th October 2019, 16:15
Replies: 63
Views: 3,936
Posted By R651400
Hard to believe if the Oceanspan oscillator valve...

Hard to believe if the Oceanspan oscillator valve type EF50 had not arrived early 1941 in the UK from Philips Eindhoven by lorry in their thousands including the machinery and wherewithal to...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd October 2019, 07:17
Replies: 63
Views: 3,936
Posted By R651400
Philips (Eindhoven) apparently had the patent on...

Philips (Eindhoven) apparently had the patent on RF transmitting pentodes and to get round this British scientists developed the beam tetrod that became the ubiquitous 807 for RF power and KT66 for...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st October 2019, 20:52
Replies: 63
Views: 3,936
Posted By R651400
#17...

#17 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=17) ... SB186 info from an old text book and 4069A pic from Fleabay amazingly still available today..
Wouldn't like to...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st October 2019, 16:56
Replies: 63
Views: 3,936
Posted By R651400
#8...

#8 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=8) .. Siemens SB186 shortwave transmitter PA valve (RF pentode) 4069A.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th October 2019, 13:09
Replies: 234
Views: 24,150
Posted By R651400
Another sound poster whose user-name escapes me...

Another sound poster whose user-name escapes me but think signed Malcolm had a penchant for Northumbrian pipes/folk music and think his sister sang in a Northumberland folk group.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 12th October 2019, 07:35
Replies: 234
Views: 24,150
Posted By R651400
He certainly was entertaining and never called a...

He certainly was entertaining and never called a spade a shovel. On that score another was NZ poster Alex Salmond..
The halcyon days of SN..
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th October 2019, 08:38
Replies: 234
Views: 24,150
Posted By R651400
Then perhaps Mr Smyth #87...

Then perhaps Mr Smyth #87 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=87) would care to explain his "working with Davies from 2006 until his passing in January 2013" when...
Forum: The Radio Room 9th October 2019, 06:57
Replies: 10
Views: 1,046
Posted By R651400
mv Weybank Chapter 1 and 3?

mv Weybank Chapter 1 and 3?
Forum: The Radio Room 9th October 2019, 06:06
Replies: 37
Views: 2,677
Posted By R651400
Sailed with both Bellini Tosi and rotating loop...

Sailed with both Bellini Tosi and rotating loop DF aerials.
The latter with a Greek 2nd mate never confident with his sextant asked me when well off the Brazilian coast to confirm his noon sighting...
Forum: The Radio Room 9th October 2019, 05:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,046
Posted By R651400
Vision not so dusty T2 can you pinpoint the two...

Vision not so dusty T2 can you pinpoint the two mentioned above?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th October 2019, 11:16
Replies: 234
Views: 24,150
Posted By R651400
Apols for not responding earlier to above which...

Apols for not responding earlier to above which if was the case and seems to be with others then I can only concur there is something amiss with internal SN comms.
In my case when "locked out" the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th October 2019, 09:20
Replies: 234
Views: 24,150
Posted By R651400
#108...

#108 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=108) ..There are members past and present including myself who would disagree..
It was my intention to let sleeping dogs ...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th October 2019, 14:48
Replies: 234
Views: 24,150
Posted By R651400
Not sure what both "locked out" situations...

Not sure what both "locked out" situations actually refer to but irrespective of whether you're a fully registered member or just a visitor there's always a Contact Us link on the SN "front page."...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2019, 10:27
Replies: 234
Views: 24,150
Posted By R651400
Even something as small as an atom.. Keep ticking...

Even something as small as an atom.. Keep ticking over if nothing else.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2019, 09:34
Replies: 234
Views: 24,150
Posted By R651400
#77...

#77 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=77) ML I was under the impression Omega Seamaster's never wear out..
Keep posting!
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th October 2019, 06:57
Replies: 26
Views: 2,461
Posted By R651400
Any Pirate Bay user well knows your "Norwegian...

Any Pirate Bay user well knows your "Norwegian style" scam taking over your pc laptop etc with a warning and phone number to call and release you after paying a fine..
Solution.. Ctr-Alt-Del and...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd October 2019, 09:45
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By R651400
Mni tks...

Mni tks...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd October 2019, 08:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By R651400
See there are two fb RO groups.. Can you post a...

See there are two fb RO groups.. Can you post a URL link pse?
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