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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 14:52
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By Stephen J. Card
She was launched as Earl of Pembroke... yes she...

She was launched as Earl of Pembroke... yes she was a 'Whitby Cat'.

'Converted'... for the voyage and with canons. I don't think the rig was changed.

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 03:47
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Sorry, my drawings are not of the 'replica'. My...

Sorry, my drawings are not of the 'replica'. My drawings were copies of the original Admiralty drawings of the ship. This is the full book HM BARK ENDEAVOUR by Ray Parkin, Melbourne University...
Forum: Ship Research 11th July 2020, 11:55
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By Stephen J. Card
"It gets more confusing with the midships marked...

"It gets more confusing with the midships marked with a cross in a circle, and the first point forward, at a half-space, is 'A' in a circle, then B, D, F, etc. Going aft, at half space '1' in a...
Forum: Ship Research 11th July 2020, 01:07
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Michael, Right. Framing number are from the aft...

Michael, Right. Framing number are from the aft side of the sternframe post.... going forward to the bow. In some cases from the centreline axis of the rudder stock. To my knowledge this is...
Forum: Ship Research 10th July 2020, 14:19
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks Roger. A lot of maritime author's use...

Thanks Roger. A lot of maritime author's use the Voyage Records as being the most reliable to use. Thanks.

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 10th July 2020, 13:48
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Stephen J. Card
What you really want are the information from the...

What you really want are the information from the VOYAGE RECORDS. All vessels, not necessarily to go to Official Log Book. The VOYAGE RECORDS are all at Kew... or so I was told. The Ship's Deck...
Forum: Ship Research 10th July 2020, 10:57
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Stephen J. Card
COBWEBS Tel: 0238 0227 458 Ask Peter. ...

COBWEBS Tel: 0238 0227 458 Ask Peter.


Cobwebs is the main port of call for all those who have a passion for ocean liner memorabilia. We have a wide customer base including shipping...
Forum: Ship Research 10th July 2020, 10:52
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Just found these on EBAY. The Orient...

Just found these on EBAY.

The Orient brochure is for ORONSAY and ORSOVA, 1955.
A later P&O brochure.


These are the items you should look for.

Another place to look at is 'Cobwebs' in ...
Forum: Ship Research 10th July 2020, 10:31
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Try searching: www.ssmaritime.com ...

Try searching:

www.ssmaritime.com

Contact Reuben Goossens.

Likely he will have many old P&O timetables and brochures from that period.

Stephen
Forum: Tankers 10th July 2020, 00:40
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Stephen J. Card
You pull one, I'll pull the other! If he...

You pull one, I'll pull the other!

If he gets a ship I want 10% finder's fee! (Serang, I'll share with you!)
Forum: Tankers 9th July 2020, 19:30
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Gunit, Why not try 'google'? Took me...

Gunit,

Why not try 'google'?

Took me less than ten seconds to find several shipbrokers.

www.oceanmarine.com
www.petronav.net
www.nautisnp.com
www.horizonship.com
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th July 2020, 10:20
Replies: 70
Views: 3,005
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks David. My 'spy' just informed me...

Thanks David.

My 'spy' just informed me that the boats had been put on board before leaving the Tyne. I suspect the boats had been down for simple 'test and drill'. Unfortunately my 'spy'...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th July 2020, 01:38
Replies: 70
Views: 3,005
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Without half the boats!

Without half the boats!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th July 2020, 13:53
Replies: 70
Views: 3,005
Posted By Stephen J. Card
As one Greek told me, "Every Greek shipowners...

As one Greek told me, "Every Greek shipowners keeps banker in his pocket!"

Fair purchase I the price is right.

Why leave the boats behind?

Stephen
Forum: Shell 8th July 2020, 11:23
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hi Frank, The Tommy & the Lena I...

Hi Frank,

The Tommy & the Lena I mentioned, same livery. There was another Karen Fekkete…. or similar. I cannot remember the spelling correctly, it was 47 years ago! :-)

Tommy Wyborg ...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th July 2020, 11:07
Replies: 70
Views: 3,005
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The standard boats are rather ugly. I cannot see...

The standard boats are rather ugly. I cannot see and good use for them, unless working as a work boat. Single propeller and slow. Covered too.

The tender, see below, might have some worth. ...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th July 2020, 00:21
Replies: 70
Views: 3,005
Posted By Stephen J. Card
"I have just learnt that OCEANA has just sailed...

"I have just learnt that OCEANA has just sailed from Newcastle with 130 crew on board all cheering. All her port side lifeboats have been removed and she is bound for Southampton as she has been...
Forum: Shell 7th July 2020, 22:20
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I knew two little tankers... as bunker barges...

I knew two little tankers... as bunker barges at Ras Tannurah. They would load a cargo of diesel and bunker etc, sit in the anchorage and bring your bunkers to you. Sounded a simple operation. ...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th July 2020, 21:02
Replies: 70
Views: 3,005
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Said to be for scrap. (not confirmed) ...

Said to be for scrap. (not confirmed)

Stephen
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th July 2020, 00:06
Replies: 70
Views: 3,005
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hi Gordon, I was did not sail in QOB.... ...

Hi Gordon,

I was did not sail in QOB.... unfortunately. I knew a lot of people on the ship and went aboard many time but I was just a youngster. First time was 1959... I was about 7 at the time....
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 3rd July 2020, 12:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,858
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks Sea Dog... :-) Thanks for the photos...

Thanks Sea Dog... :-)

Thanks for the photos of the ship.

For a whole year... Monday morning, berth VEENDAM followed by ATLANTIC. Thursday afternoon... ATLANTIC sailing and followed by...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 3rd July 2020, 10:22
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By Stephen J. Card
O.H.M.S. On His Majesty's Service. or ...

O.H.M.S.

On His Majesty's Service. or Overseas His Majety's Service

Similar.... Fgn Foreign, HT Home Trade, Run etc
Forum: Passenger Liners 2nd July 2020, 18:25
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I sailed in her twice as ATLANTIC. Nothing a...

I sailed in her twice as ATLANTIC. Nothing a patch on OCEANIC, but she had the same Home Line's style.
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 2nd July 2020, 15:06
Replies: 4
Views: 1,858
Posted By Stephen J. Card
ATLANTIC! Sailed in her twice. Not even close...

ATLANTIC! Sailed in her twice. Not even close to OCEANIC, but she was still had great Home Line's style.

Her foredeck should have been one deck higher and so would have been about 10 ft...
Forum: Ship Research 30th June 2020, 15:02
Replies: 67
Views: 4,887
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Alan, Took me a few minutes to look at your...

Alan,

Took me a few minutes to look at your photo. I now see the creases in the photo. I thought it looked like you were crossing a sea or porridge!

Stephen
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