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Search: Posts Made By: jock paul
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 3rd November 2007, 09:18
Replies: 2
Views: 2,758
Posted By jock paul
Jock is in Hospital

Jock is very ill. Please email [email protected]

wendy - his wife.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th October 2007, 09:57
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By jock paul
Hi, David. I think you'r right. However, I do...

Hi, David. I think you'r right. However, I do wish that we could do away with the term completely. It sticks in my throat whenever I hear it. It smacks too much of Hollywood and spin doctors. Regards...
Forum: Ship Research 20th September 2007, 18:42
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By jock paul
Sorry Roy, that was rather inept of me re. your...

Sorry Roy, that was rather inept of me re. your father, my apologies. Regards, Jock
Forum: Ship Research 19th September 2007, 18:23
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By jock paul
Hi, Roy, I did a relieving voyage on her in '62...

Hi, Roy, I did a relieving voyage on her in '62 as 2/e after she had been taken over by African Coasters of Durban and re-named BULWARK. She was a great ship. Stranded on Danger Point on the Cape...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 14th September 2007, 17:24
Replies: 2
Views: 2,758
Posted By jock paul
Nautical Terms A-D

Discussion thread for Nautical Terms A-D (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/guides/Nautical Terms A-D). If you would like to add a comment, click the New Reply button
Forum: Brocklebank Line 12th September 2007, 12:28
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By jock paul
Oooh! Do tell! I promise won't go any further!...

Oooh! Do tell! I promise won't go any further! Jock
Forum: Say Hello 26th August 2007, 20:11
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By jock paul
Welcome Albert. I sailed in 'Albatross' after GSN...

Welcome Albert. I sailed in 'Albatross' after GSN sold her when she was renamed 'Frontier". A fine ship. Cheers, Jock.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 25th August 2007, 11:37
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By jock paul
A great story, I am reminded of the old...

A great story, I am reminded of the old 'technical' description of a 4 stroke engine - suck, press, bang, blow! Cheers Jock
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 24th August 2007, 15:42
Replies: 25
Views: 8,244
Posted By jock paul
Hi, i have to agree with Chouan's remarks re....

Hi, i have to agree with Chouan's remarks re. Allan Villiers. The first of his books to put me off was 'The Cruise of the Conrad'. His apparent distaste for those who didn't share his point of view...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th August 2007, 20:23
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By jock paul
Please correct me if I'm wrong. I have looked at...

Please correct me if I'm wrong. I have looked at the BBC websight and it says she was constructed using 7000 nails. I have always been under the impression that the viking ships used withies to bind...
Forum: Ship Research 24th July 2007, 10:42
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By jock paul
exhaust turbine

I must admit to being rather surprised at the Clan Macneil (1922) having an hydraulic coupled exhaust turbine. I always thought they were introduced in the 1930's. Can anyone tell me when they were...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st July 2007, 18:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By jock paul
Thanks for the tip, a very interesting article....

Thanks for the tip, a very interesting article. Don't suppose they ever used them for foghorns? Jock
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 21st July 2007, 10:33
Replies: 25
Views: 8,244
Posted By jock paul
I have to agree with Baileysan. Whatever his...

I have to agree with Baileysan. Whatever his shortcomings as a writer, he probably did more to raise awareness of commercial sail than anyone else. Without his books our knowledge of these ships...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st July 2007, 10:09
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By jock paul
Right, Kris. It was the Victorians who thought up...

Right, Kris. It was the Victorians who thought up the horns. Goodness knows where they got that from. Freudian perhaps?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th July 2007, 17:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By jock paul
Hi Kris, can't imagine a viking with an umbrella,...

Hi Kris, can't imagine a viking with an umbrella, plus bowler hat and spats perhaps? jock
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2007, 19:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By jock paul
Hi Kris, 'Vikings' is used as a generic term for...

Hi Kris, 'Vikings' is used as a generic term for all Scandinavian seamen between the 9th and 11th centuries. They have had a "bad press" for their notorious raiding tactics on British and other...
Forum: Ship Research 17th July 2007, 18:56
Replies: 56
Views: 7,531
Posted By jock paul
Only a guess, how about Clan Line? Cheers, jock.

Only a guess, how about Clan Line? Cheers, jock.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 16th July 2007, 20:23
Replies: 25
Views: 8,244
Posted By jock paul
Basil Lubbock

Still hugging myself over what I think was a bargain. Last week I bought 8 of this authors sailing ship histories ( 1st. editions) for the equivalent of the princely sum of 2,70 each.

The...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 14th July 2007, 11:48
Replies: 21
Views: 2,003
Posted By jock paul
In the early '70's I was hospitalised on the...

In the early '70's I was hospitalised on the island of Las Palmas with a couple of ribs stove in after being mugged. Semi private ward. In the other bed was an engineer from a Polish trawler with...
Forum: Ship Research 14th July 2007, 11:04
Replies: 1
Views: 665
Posted By jock paul
hi, samcote, there is a photo of the ship VULCAIN...

hi, samcote, there is a photo of the ship VULCAIN on www.photoship.co.uk
I'm not sure if this is the ship you want, but she appears to be from about the date you are looking for. Cheers jock
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th July 2007, 11:48
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By jock paul
What a relief. it was all a mythstake!

What a relief. it was all a mythstake!
Forum: Ship Research 11th July 2007, 12:48
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By jock paul
Hi R58, can you tell me where you found this...

Hi R58, can you tell me where you found this information about her plant, as its more than I have managed to get and I thought I'd tried everywhere?
...
Forum: Ship Research 10th July 2007, 09:12
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By jock paul
Hi Treeve, go to www.photoship.co.uk ...

Hi Treeve, go to www.photoship.co.uk

Click on 'Old Ship Pictures'

She is photo 'Albatross -03'

cheers, jock.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd June 2007, 19:25
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By jock paul
Missionary book shop? Oyster boat? Looking for...

Missionary book shop? Oyster boat? Looking for pearls of wisdom, no doubt.

Cheers, Jock
Forum: Say Hello 22nd June 2007, 18:54
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By jock paul
Greetings John Paul from Jock Paul. This has...

Greetings John Paul from Jock Paul. This has endless possiblities for confusion!
A great crowd here with a perverted sense of humour. Cheers, Jock.
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