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Search: Posts Made By: John Dryden
Forum: Say Hello 19th March 2018, 23:01
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By John Dryden
Welcome. Haha the moon landing.Ship I was on...

Welcome.
Haha the moon landing.Ship I was on nobody knew or cared although I do remember reading about it from an old Daily Mirror in Calcutta.
My mother had saved all the cuttings for me though.
Forum: The Radio Room 16th March 2018, 00:31
Replies: 349
Views: 96,224
Posted By John Dryden
One good thing about the Sunshine Bar was the...

One good thing about the Sunshine Bar was the debauchery started early afternoon if you had the day off and nothing better to do.Think it was a fairly short and slightly downhill walk back to the...
Forum: Container Vessels 12th March 2018, 22:14
Replies: 15
Views: 4,229
Posted By John Dryden
Cheapest container I saw was £280...

Cheapest container I saw was £280 delivered...bargain then.
Forum: Bank Line 3rd March 2018, 17:54
Replies: 15
Views: 2,667
Posted By John Dryden
Remember a guy coming aboard the Olivebank at...

Remember a guy coming aboard the Olivebank at London selling insurance.I gave it a look and after realising you only got ten bob for the loss of a little finger declined the offer.
Forum: Say Hello 2nd March 2018, 14:51
Replies: 13
Views: 3,670
Posted By John Dryden
Two pictures in the SN gallery if you havn't...

Two pictures in the SN gallery if you havn't already seen them.
Forum: Say Hello 24th February 2018, 10:01
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By John Dryden
Seems to be scarce but this book supposedly has...

Seems to be scarce but this book supposedly has the full text of Dark Winter included.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/More-Heroes-Villains-Victims-Riding-ebook/dp/B005ZAUW30
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 22nd February 2018, 20:07
Replies: 53
Views: 6,603
Posted By John Dryden
Photograph

Don't be disheartened,Samsette,by some of the posts on here.I think the caption to the photo you quoted just about nailed it and that is without any idle conjecture,as Barrie would have us believe to...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 6th February 2018, 19:36
Replies: 17
Views: 3,422
Posted By John Dryden
Must have been hard for you cueball.As you...

Must have been hard for you cueball.As you said..never forgotten.
Forum: Royal Navy 3rd February 2018, 20:39
Replies: 11
Views: 1,934
Posted By John Dryden
Great yarn Nick.How come she was christened in...

Great yarn Nick.How come she was christened in the bell?
Forum: Bank Line 26th January 2018, 01:57
Replies: 9
Views: 2,306
Posted By John Dryden
Galaxy of Bank Line

I knew Alistair would retort at some point simply because he was an apprentice in the line and indeed a good humoured scholar of note.
Albeit in the home of American publishing I fear we will not...
Forum: Bank Line 26th January 2018, 00:22
Replies: 9
Views: 2,306
Posted By John Dryden
Good to know you made it back Alistair...all the...

Good to know you made it back Alistair...all the way from Bury Street.Thought you'd been held hostage in Trump Tower!
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 25th January 2018, 21:33
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By John Dryden
WismajorviK,have you had a trawl through the...

WismajorviK,have you had a trawl through the Ellerman forum on here?Surprising what snippets turn up or further leads.
I was at HTHNS ten years after you and similarly had books given to me from a...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 20th January 2018, 00:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,443
Posted By John Dryden
Art just buy the new version of CAD compatible to...

Art just buy the new version of CAD compatible to your operating system....time marches on once again and no free lunches.Software is worse than OS's for taking a profit.
Forum: Bank Line 18th January 2018, 00:00
Replies: 31
Views: 7,252
Posted By John Dryden
Took most of the day to get lashed up to those...

Took most of the day to get lashed up to those buoys,a bit less to let go of them and seemed like ages longer to get in the dock.Once we had to go back in the river and do it all again for a day or...
Forum: Bank Line 9th January 2018, 23:26
Replies: 31
Views: 7,252
Posted By John Dryden
Maybe a tale or two wouldn't go adrift now that...

Maybe a tale or two wouldn't go adrift now that Alistair has passed over to the dark side and the clock is ticking?
Forum: Computers and The Internet 30th December 2017, 23:19
Replies: 17
Views: 3,170
Posted By John Dryden
Am I the only one here to have noticed that...

Am I the only one here to have noticed that former radio officers have the most difficulty with explanation and digestion of any computer problems?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th December 2017, 01:40
Replies: 26
Views: 3,720
Posted By John Dryden
Check the price of a length of 12 by 4 from a...

Check the price of a length of 12 by 4 from a sawmill..outrageous it is and straight from the tree!
Forum: Say Hello 21st December 2017, 21:04
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By John Dryden
It is easy now in Windows 10 without using third...

It is easy now in Windows 10 without using third party software.
Without opening the photo just right click on the file and from the list choose resize and away you go.
The resized pic will be in...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 16th December 2017, 23:50
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By John Dryden
''The title of the book suggests dishonesty in...

''The title of the book suggests dishonesty in the marine world.''
Are you speaking from experience Barrie Youde or just winging it?
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th December 2017, 19:46
Replies: 125
Views: 14,390
Posted By John Dryden
My mate on our lazy colleague on a building site:...

My mate on our lazy colleague on a building site:
''He'd rather pick up a rattlesnake than a shovel''
Forum: Bank Line 12th December 2017, 23:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,533
Posted By John Dryden
RIP Joe C.

RIP Joe C.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th December 2017, 20:37
Replies: 29
Views: 2,678
Posted By John Dryden
I watched a video recently of the terminal geoff...

I watched a video recently of the terminal geoff mentioned and sure enough not a human in sight on the wharf and in the trucks.I guess the crew of the ship being loaded were all up the road on the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th December 2017, 14:31
Replies: 29
Views: 2,678
Posted By John Dryden
My money would be on the Chinese being the first...

My money would be on the Chinese being the first to have them.
Forum: Ship Research 9th December 2017, 01:28
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By John Dryden
Sounds a bit far fetched these days NoR but in...

Sounds a bit far fetched these days NoR but in bad weather and low visibility it must have worked aboard those old ships.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th December 2017, 00:10
Replies: 45
Views: 4,085
Posted By John Dryden
Being totally honest I have never paid for any of...

Being totally honest I have never paid for any of their products and to be fair they still have not got you by short and curlies,although they seem to have been working on it from day one.
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