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Search: Posts Made By: LEEJ
Forum: Histories 3rd July 2013, 21:26
Replies: 23
Views: 2,942
Posted By LEEJ
Just done a little research and found out that...

Just done a little research and found out that the Yorktown was in the Atlantic and the Saratoga had just come out of dry dock and was in San Diego (planned maintaince) which left just the Lexington...
Forum: Histories 2nd July 2013, 09:21
Replies: 23
Views: 2,942
Posted By LEEJ
Hi William, no I believe the main targets were...

Hi William, no I believe the main targets were the carriers. I bewildered why I cant find any answers on this question. Watch any documentary and it is just brushed over.
Forum: Histories 1st July 2013, 09:40
Replies: 23
Views: 2,942
Posted By LEEJ
Yes Klaatu, but if the carriers movements were...

Yes Klaatu, but if the carriers movements were published in advance in the Employment Schedule the Japanese would have known the carriers would not be there on that date! Better to time the ultimatum...
Forum: Histories 1st July 2013, 01:11
Replies: 23
Views: 2,942
Posted By LEEJ
So the carriers movements were published in an...

So the carriers movements were published in an Employment Schedule months in advance? That was my original point. The carriers movements would have been well known. Do you see why I am asking the...
Forum: Histories 30th June 2013, 01:46
Replies: 23
Views: 2,942
Posted By LEEJ
Not getting any answers fellas. I am assuming...

Not getting any answers fellas. I am assuming that all is not as it seems. Why was no Japanese submarines stationed outside Pearl, for example. They got mini subs in apparently.
Forum: Histories 29th June 2013, 01:38
Replies: 23
Views: 2,942
Posted By LEEJ
Thanks for the comments guys, but I think maybe...

Thanks for the comments guys, but I think maybe you have missed my point. For example , if the Enterprise was sailing for Wake Island, this would have been known about in Hawaii for days if not weeks...
Forum: Histories 28th June 2013, 10:17
Replies: 23
Views: 2,942
Posted By LEEJ
Pearl Harbour and the Carriers.

I have never understood why the Japanese carried out the attack on Pearl when their main targets were not in harbour. The general consensus seems to be that the Japanese turned up and were surprised...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th August 2012, 20:14
Replies: 17
Views: 4,428
Posted By LEEJ
maybe the destroyer was using stealth technology...

maybe the destroyer was using stealth technology and the tanker never seen her?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th August 2012, 06:01
Replies: 17
Views: 4,428
Posted By LEEJ
A pair of binoculars is usually an efficient...

A pair of binoculars is usually an efficient surveillance system I find. How many lookouts would the destroyer have on the bridge at night?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 14th July 2012, 23:24
Replies: 10
Views: 3,736
Posted By LEEJ
So America has been known to blow up aircraft for...

So America has been known to blow up aircraft for political reasons? Where have we heard that before?
Forum: The Radio Room 14th July 2012, 23:15
Replies: 76
Views: 14,628
Posted By LEEJ
Gentlemen! I must claim the honour of having...

Gentlemen! I must claim the honour of having Hilda Ogden on the bridge - and she had no hair net on. Also Peter Kay passed through our stern doors with the late Norman Wisdom.
Forum: The Bridge 11th July 2012, 16:46
Replies: 14
Views: 3,196
Posted By LEEJ
Many thanks for that Barry. You have resolved a...

Many thanks for that Barry. You have resolved a long pondered issue for those on our ship!

Rgds,
LeeJ
Forum: The Bridge 11th July 2012, 07:33
Replies: 14
Views: 3,196
Posted By LEEJ
Tug signalling

Could any of the older pilots explain the methods and signalling when a ship had multiple tugs when manouvering before the day of VHF?

Cheers,
LeeJ
Forum: Blue Star Line 25th February 2012, 12:45
Replies: 15
Views: 4,877
Posted By LEEJ
Paul, there is a facebook page called Blue Star...

Paul, there is a facebook page called Blue Star Crew Bar and is full of pictures, etc of the crew and ships of Blue Star. I'm sure your dad would find it interesting.

Rgds,
Lee
Forum: The Bridge 7th January 2012, 15:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,835
Posted By LEEJ
Ship Finder Free is handy.

Ship Finder Free is handy.
Forum: Royal Navy 23rd November 2011, 11:11
Replies: 199
Views: 26,549
Posted By LEEJ
Lindsay, the programme was called simply...

Lindsay,
the programme was called simply Submarine I think and was on only recently. Possibly Channel 5. Also I distinctly remember a documentary on the Falklands that showed US servicemen at an...
Forum: Royal Navy 22nd November 2011, 22:54
Replies: 199
Views: 26,549
Posted By LEEJ
A couple of points. On a recent tv programme...

A couple of points. On a recent tv programme filmed onboard a RN sub off Libya recently the captain was shown admonising his crew for not spotting a US carrier fleet.So I wonder as to the deterrent...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th August 2010, 13:52
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By LEEJ
As usual the ship is reported as a tanker!

As usual the ship is reported as a tanker!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st June 2010, 13:17
Replies: 137
Views: 18,577
Posted By LEEJ
Don, sorry to hear of your ill health. My post...

Don,
sorry to hear of your ill health. My post was not directed at you personnally. The point I have been trying to make is the contradictions between opinions on what should be done to pirates off...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th June 2010, 15:23
Replies: 137
Views: 18,577
Posted By LEEJ
rcraig, it seems your logic has done the...

rcraig,

it seems your logic has done the trick. I have noticed that factual information regarding Israeli injustices are never replied to.

Rgds,
LeeJ
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th June 2010, 18:25
Replies: 137
Views: 18,577
Posted By LEEJ
JimC, that is part of the debate mate. If the...

JimC,
that is part of the debate mate. If the Israelis have the right to defend themselves under what logic are the Palestinians not allowed to fight back against the greatest military power in the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th June 2010, 08:56
Replies: 137
Views: 18,577
Posted By LEEJ
"First and formost,terrorism is for us a part of...

"First and formost,terrorism is for us a part of the political battle being conducted under the present circumstances,and it has a great part to play in our war against the occupier"

Yitzhak...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd June 2010, 01:14
Replies: 137
Views: 18,577
Posted By LEEJ
Cisk, go to youtube and type in Rachael Corrie...

Cisk,
go to youtube and type in Rachael Corrie and see the pictures of a young girl with a broken back.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd June 2010, 13:01
Replies: 137
Views: 18,577
Posted By LEEJ
Coastie, your quoting the bible to justify your...

Coastie,
your quoting the bible to justify your point. Our discussion is finished.

Inshallah.

LeeJ
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd June 2010, 12:47
Replies: 137
Views: 18,577
Posted By LEEJ
Coastie, one further point. Whan you use the...

Coastie,
one further point. Whan you use the analogy about someone threatening your house. In this case the people in the house are squatters.
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