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Search: Posts Made By: scooby do
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 2nd July 2019, 09:57
Replies: 5
Views: 5,078
Posted By scooby do
Sad news. The well liked Ch Engineer of M.V Otaio...

Sad news. The well liked Ch Engineer of M.V Otaio Bill Bain crossed the bar 29th june.I coasted with him 1971. He was a gentleman.
Forum: Say Hello 20th January 2019, 11:46
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By scooby do
8L3B. very reliable engine, Welcome.

8L3B. very reliable engine, Welcome.
Forum: Coasters 22nd April 2017, 13:38
Replies: 34
Views: 7,717
Posted By scooby do
I wonder where they are now. I would love to...

I wonder where they are now. I would love to know. At the end of the film it was said the business had gone into liquidation.
Forum: The Engine Room 12th September 2010, 20:15
Replies: 25
Views: 8,447
Posted By scooby do
New Zealand Shipping Co. MV Otiao DC Generators ...

New Zealand Shipping Co. MV Otiao DC Generators were all English Electric. I remember stripping one down. Many moons ago.
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 13th August 2008, 17:30
Replies: 2
Views: 1,675
Posted By scooby do
Last time I saw steam tug Canning she was on...

Last time I saw steam tug Canning she was on display in Swansea, as part of the welsh maritime museum. I remember her working in the 60s.
Regards Ian.
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 18th February 2008, 17:04
Replies: 26
Views: 2,902
Posted By scooby do
Sorry Dox. I don't remember his name . As you...

Sorry Dox. I don't remember his name . As you read on a lot of threads on this site
''It was a long time ago''
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 14th February 2008, 17:20
Replies: 26
Views: 2,902
Posted By scooby do
I was on Somerset when a sparkie smuggled a girl...

I was on Somerset when a sparkie smuggled a girl on board, Well to be accurate she was a professional lady if u get my drift. Rose from liverpool If remember correctly. She sailed around to...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 12th June 2007, 20:14
Replies: 105
Views: 29,085
Posted By scooby do
Hi Barry your work on the history of Milford...

Hi Barry
your work on the history of Milford trawlers looks great.
I would like to ask if your photo collection of Milford trawlers includes any crew members.
The reason i ask is my...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th January 2007, 16:01
Replies: 165
Views: 21,514
Posted By scooby do
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Ian
Forum: Ship Research 5th December 2006, 14:21
Replies: 40
Views: 2,585
Posted By scooby do
Oakum !!!! so that's what the old shipwright...

Oakum !!!! so that's what the old shipwright meant.
When i was a long haired apprentice marine fitter in the 60s
He told me i looked like a rat looking out of a bale of Oakum.
Good job i told...
Forum: Say Hello 5th November 2006, 19:59
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By scooby do
Hi Julian Welcome to the site. I'v seen Quite...

Hi Julian
Welcome to the site. I'v seen Quite a few Ex Ellerman people here. Did you ever come across an engineer by the name of Fred Lloyd, I think he was on Adelaid at some point.
...
Forum: Ship Research 5th November 2006, 19:50
Replies: 113
Views: 11,374
Posted By scooby do
Hi Ron Thank you for your comments. You...

Hi Ron
Thank you for your comments.
You are correct in saying the collection should be preserved. And with the help of some great blokes like Barrie the Scan and just lately Brian [Benji Dog]...
Forum: Ship Research 17th September 2006, 12:49
Replies: 113
Views: 11,374
Posted By scooby do
Hi Tony sorry about the late reply. Thank you...

Hi Tony sorry about the late reply.
Thank you very much for your kind offer. I think it's a great idea. Hopefully. next week Barrie will be finished scanning the photos, I will send a copy to Brian...
Forum: Ship Research 12th September 2006, 11:47
Replies: 113
Views: 11,374
Posted By scooby do
Just met with Barrie the scan and he's just about...

Just met with Barrie the scan and he's just about finished scanning 6000 photos. there's 100 to go. the job has taken him about 500 hours.
I think he's done a great job. The next task is to put the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 7th September 2006, 21:01
Replies: 77
Views: 9,468
Posted By scooby do
Patrick O'Brians books about Royal Navy 1800 fact...

Patrick O'Brians books about Royal Navy 1800 fact and fiction woven together in 20 books.
I see John Shaw likes Moby Dick. They made the film just outside Milford Haven, when they'd finished the...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd August 2006, 21:46
Replies: 113
Views: 11,374
Posted By scooby do
Thank you Brian for posting the update, you'r...

Thank you Brian for posting the update,
you'r right enough to say I'm tide up in red tape. I was going to add that it's a pain in the a-s but I thougt better not, Benjidog will jump on that...
Forum: Ship Research 10th July 2006, 14:24
Replies: 113
Views: 11,374
Posted By scooby do
Helo all. Just to keep you up to date on our...

Helo all. Just to keep you up to date on our progress regarding the photo archive.
Barrie [a new memer to S.N.although I don't know his user name yet.] is well on the way scanning the collection. ...
Forum: Ship Research 8th June 2006, 12:35
Replies: 113
Views: 11,374
Posted By scooby do
Got possession of the photo collection . Barry...

Got possession of the photo collection . Barry started scanning last night.
Putting the lot on to DVD 600 DPI As Brian [Benjidog] suggested,
Forum: Ship Research 3rd June 2006, 19:18
Replies: 113
Views: 11,374
Posted By scooby do
Thans for the encouragement gents. I'v been...

Thans for the encouragement gents.
I'v been busy the last few weeks, what with work and my daughters wedding and all.

Rushie...... I tried liverpool museum they were very helpful but are to busy...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd June 2006, 19:05
Replies: 113
Views: 11,374
Posted By scooby do
Helo Leo It's all dragged on a bit has'nt...

Helo Leo It's all dragged on a bit has'nt it. I'v been waiting for a chap from a museum in Swansea. I was trying to get him to scan the lot and then give me a copy.
He must have changed his...
Forum: Say Hello 30th May 2006, 08:34
Replies: 34
Views: 1,783
Posted By scooby do
Nice to see you again Jeff, we could loose our...

Nice to see you again Jeff, we could loose our way without a good pilot.
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd May 2006, 10:01
Replies: 20
Views: 6,071
Posted By scooby do
During the war my father was appointed ''Rum...

During the war my father was appointed ''Rum Bosun'' on royal a navy ship . I still have his silver measuring tankard. When I was a youngster he used to make me drink, Raw egg, milk, and a large...
Forum: Ship Research 26th April 2006, 10:43
Replies: 113
Views: 11,374
Posted By scooby do
Hi Brian hope you had a good easter. I'm...

Hi Brian hope you had a good easter.
I'm waiting for a call from the Swansea museum, could be any day now.I do sense a lack of enthuseasm though. Never mind I'v still got one more option,
A chap...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd April 2006, 20:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,488
Posted By scooby do
If it's boiled rice then it's 29 fried rice is 34

If it's boiled rice then it's 29 fried rice is 34
Forum: The Bridge 15th April 2006, 17:11
Replies: 73
Views: 4,562
Posted By scooby do
Coastal charts cost about 20-- $11.50 each UK...

Coastal charts cost about 20-- $11.50 each UK full set 200. Why would'nt you buy
them. They are Quite nice as wall decorations. And if you blow a fuse It would avoid.
Well use your imagination.
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