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Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 3rd January 2020, 17:15
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By david freeman
thank you

thank you
Forum: The Engine Room 2nd January 2020, 20:45
Replies: 76
Views: 5,953
Posted By david freeman
I just wonder who design and build the RN Main...

I just wonder who design and build the RN Main gas turbine plants--do Rolls have a better, more appreciative engineering audience, rather than this SN clientele, who take the name of RR with a pinch...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd January 2020, 20:33
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By david freeman
question?? for all was there a martin peters in...

question?? for all was there a martin peters in the 50's 60's who was a marathon runner for England, and in the Vancouver games of the Commonwealth, collapsed at or just before the finishing line,...
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd December 2019, 10:00
Replies: 34
Views: 2,335
Posted By david freeman
I am not sure but I would have thought if you...

I am not sure but I would have thought if you have the launch date and the official number, or the date of the trip, you may be able to trace technical reports in the IMarEng magazine, you may find...
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd November 2019, 10:22
Replies: 64
Views: 15,920
Posted By david freeman
Victoria Drummond- accolade

In the days OF I Mar E and the HQ in Mark Lane in the late 70's I can remember sitting in the lounge/bar/members room and there were/was then a room either in the library or the members room paying...
Forum: Say Hello 9th November 2019, 14:27
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By david freeman
interesting career? I remember the weather ships...

interesting career? I remember the weather ships out of the clyde station for the atlantic? and possibly the bering sea? Ship in a grey livery no funnel boot top, just overal grey, and if I remember...
Forum: The Engine Room 9th November 2019, 10:05
Replies: 94
Views: 31,806
Posted By david freeman
piss, bang , fart, engineers, every one of you,...

piss, bang , fart, engineers, every one of you, what about a :-pamatrada HP/LP steam set turbines, with double articulated gear box, Or a Stal Laval Turbine set, with an Allens epicyclic gear...
Forum: BP Shipping 30th October 2019, 20:56
Replies: 10
IoG
Views: 1,206
Posted By david freeman
not quite? I do not know the modern history:...

not quite? I do not know the modern history: However is that war time mechant vessel, deliberately sunk in the medway channel in wwi because she was on fire/bombed and full of explosives? Is still in...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 28th October 2019, 20:24
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By david freeman
interesting the definition of coasting. Maybe...

interesting the definition of coasting.
Maybe one has to look at the deck certificate of competancy limits?
Home trade the UK North Sea-Irish Sea, Elbe and down to Ushant , note not the Faroes. And...
Forum: Tugs 14th October 2019, 10:29
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By david freeman
Thanks noted Blog##4 very informative, well...

Thanks noted Blog##4 very informative, well thought out. Good luck, when the tug becomes a reality.
Forum: Tugs 13th October 2019, 10:25
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By david freeman
very challenging? I have a question??, Throughout...

very challenging? I have a question??, Throughout the day the tug uses energy? Does it have a dedicated harbour berth, if so How when the tug master has been on duty for a period of time, after the...
Forum: BP Shipping 10th October 2019, 17:38
Replies: 25
Views: 5,223
Posted By david freeman
In these tales of who's who, I just pause and...

In these tales of who's who, I just pause and wonder, what happened to the Catering department, with the 'OLD Mans TIGER' and the Catering Officers. Do these positions still hold good in the modern...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 2nd October 2019, 11:04
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By david freeman
somewhere on these august pages, I not sure if it...

somewhere on these august pages, I not sure if it was Graham or BP Shipping Sudbury, mentioned that records of the Past BP Shipping Company, were being, or had been donated to Warwick University for...
Forum: BP Shipping 27th September 2019, 09:56
Replies: 25
Views: 5,223
Posted By david freeman
I believe for many of us, who may have know River...

I believe for many of us, who may have know River Plate House, Britannic House, the crude and products and latterly the gas fleets, whether deck engine, or even crew, we have many an experience at...
Forum: BP Shipping 6th September 2019, 08:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By david freeman
I never sailed on a 42, but the queen 50.00dwt...

I never sailed on a 42, but the queen 50.00dwt Here the engineers were all aft.
Midships was master, plus owners upper deck. next deck down. Starboard CO, XCO, 2/O and 3/0, R/O, down the sides deck...
Forum: Say Hello 5th September 2019, 09:37
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By david freeman
Nothing adrift here except the words the...

Nothing adrift here except the words the lowestoft steam drifters, here you may have some old steam queens' dreaming of scotch boilers, up and downers, and some deepsea boys dreaming of water tube...
Forum: Say Hello 5th September 2019, 09:33
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By david freeman
Nothing adrift here, as far as I can see. marked...

Nothing adrift here, as far as I can see. marked upas an anchor light. Question is it electric {bulb], or an Oil lantern.
Most vessels registered as British Ships, had two sets of navigation lights,...
Forum: BP Shipping 21st August 2019, 17:35
Replies: 26
Views: 6,978
Posted By david freeman
I cannot remember references to this house of...

I cannot remember references to this house of abode in Swansea=LLandarcy- However you have triggered this past younger engineer of the week[5 days] I spent in LLandarcy training school about the...
Forum: Ship Research 4th August 2019, 17:20
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By david freeman
The American right hand down, steer to...

The American right hand down, steer to starboard, and the old sidewinders in the fishing industry with gallows on the portside { where the fishing gear was shot from], so the steering oar was free...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd August 2019, 08:34
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By david freeman
Did not? Maynards in the UK produce a toffee...

Did not? Maynards in the UK produce a toffee sweetie or mint? My mind and memory have gone blank trying to recall the jars of sweeties in the local tuck shop, and the name of the sweetie, was it...
Forum: Tugs 28th July 2019, 10:29
Replies: 48
Views: 5,409
Posted By david freeman
St Andrews Fish Dock Hull in the 70's ha two TID,...

St Andrews Fish Dock Hull in the 70's ha two TID, that were voith synder propelled. The names for the two tugs escape me?? Memory???
Forum: Tankers 24th July 2019, 09:30
Replies: 129
Views: 45,825
Posted By david freeman
thanks my memory is shot!

thanks my memory is shot!
Forum: Tankers 23rd July 2019, 16:29
Replies: 129
Views: 45,825
Posted By david freeman
In my career within the marine industry during...

In my career within the marine industry during the 70's I am aware of a Huntings super 'Jim'? who was an ex examiner of engineers at the Gosforth Dp.Tp office, and was a student/lecturer at Kings...
Forum: Ship Research 7th July 2019, 09:08
Replies: 40
Views: 4,395
Posted By david freeman
This is just about correct. I am suprised no deck...

This is just about correct. I am suprised no deck cadet/officer has commented on this subject, and the swinging of the compass after drydock or off gibraltra.
If memory serves me correctly the...
Forum: Ship Research 30th June 2019, 17:48
Replies: 53
Views: 5,760
Posted By david freeman
i just wonder what is the problem is there one? ...

i just wonder what is the problem is there one?
I have worked in my younger days for a shipping company of european management, managing many vessels under various flag states and in saying this,...
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