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Search: Posts Made By: 5036
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 9th June 2018, 21:52
Replies: 13
Views: 3,528
Posted By 5036
I was responsible for positioning of exploration...

I was responsible for positioning of exploration units for Shell Expro in the 80s and we used the Artcic, Baffin and Bering Seals. 3D seismic was coming in and I spent several trips on them all...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 7th June 2018, 21:35
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By 5036
She had the good grace not to mention Marcia...

She had the good grace not to mention Marcia Falkender, formerly Marci Williams, latterly Baroness Falkender, whose influence was on copious hand written notes of the "lavender list".

RIP a...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 6th June 2018, 09:40
Replies: 29
Views: 3,870
Posted By 5036
Glass half full or half empty Ron? Doesn't...

Glass half full or half empty Ron?

Doesn't matter to me, a new drink still needs to be ordered!
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 6th June 2018, 03:41
Replies: 29
Views: 3,870
Posted By 5036
My apologies for being positive and optimistic.

My apologies for being positive and optimistic.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 5th June 2018, 21:35
Replies: 29
Views: 3,870
Posted By 5036
New Zealand. Practical and forgiving with an eye...

New Zealand. Practical and forgiving with an eye on the big game.
The UK can spread her trade worldwide rather than being shafted by the EU. an opportunity to excel.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 5th June 2018, 20:38
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By 5036
I was once in love with her. L-U-S-T love.

I was once in love with her. L-U-S-T love.
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 29th May 2018, 02:13
Replies: 23
Views: 7,581
Posted By 5036
The legs were bought for a Russian gas project...

The legs were bought for a Russian gas project that was cancelled and they were then stacked in Invergordon.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th May 2018, 10:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Posted By 5036
More here: ...

More here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-44258998

An interesting history perhaps shedding light on the outcome.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 26th May 2018, 10:43
Replies: 28
Views: 5,724
Posted By 5036
And there were at least two hairdryers on board,...

And there were at least two hairdryers on board, that is two more than any relevant British vessel.
Forum: The Engine Room 14th May 2018, 21:03
Replies: 95
Views: 14,169
Posted By 5036
A psychro can weigh up to 18 stone and be 6 foot...

A psychro can weigh up to 18 stone and be 6 foot 4 inches. Quite a thought.

I know engineers who would have done this with a Jamaican steel band and limbo dancers just to raise the stress levels...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th May 2018, 09:50
Replies: 95
Views: 14,169
Posted By 5036
I think you answered your own question. Never...

I think you answered your own question. Never show an engineer an adverse reaction. Was it on this site that there was a catalogue of voice pipe replies or is that a new thread?
Forum: Cunard 12th May 2018, 12:09
Replies: 50
Views: 14,483
Posted By 5036
In July 1943, RMS "Queen Mary" carried 15,740...

In July 1943, RMS "Queen Mary" carried 15,740 soldiers and 943 crew, a record for the most passengers ever transported on one vessel. 700 miles out from Scotland during a hurricane she was ...
Forum: The Bridge 6th May 2018, 21:31
Replies: 56
Views: 7,911
Posted By 5036
Big NATO annual exercise on off west coast of...

Big NATO annual exercise on off west coast of Scotland just now, "Ocean Warrior" with GPS jammed.
Forum: The Radio Room 30th April 2018, 19:44
Replies: 11
Views: 2,498
Posted By 5036
The casket was also driven at brake neck speed by...

The casket was also driven at brake neck speed by a rally driver in a lorry from London to Faslane which added to the mystery.
Forum: The Radio Room 30th April 2018, 10:00
Replies: 11
Views: 2,498
Posted By 5036
The Man Who Never Was

An interesting article from BBC Northern Ireland this morning:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-43929162

It is incredible how elaborate the hoax was and how every little detail was...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 19th April 2018, 09:35
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By 5036
I wonder if the undertakers will be rushing up...

I wonder if the undertakers will be rushing up and down the aisles with the coffin on a trolley and back out the door in a minute?


RIP Dale, he did put a smile on a lot of afternoon viewres...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 13th April 2018, 13:23
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By 5036
Nancy Glen

The wreck of the Nancy Glen has been raised and set on the lifting barge. Human remains are reported aboard, may they rest in peace and bring closure to their friends and families.
...
Forum: Ship Research 13th April 2018, 13:20
Replies: 120
Views: 43,407
Posted By 5036
The "Severn Seas" has been doing survey and...

The "Severn Seas" has been doing survey and diving work on the wreck of the "Nancy Glen" off Tarbert, Loch Fyne. Built in 1947 and is working with a very old crane barge and seen together here.
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th April 2018, 21:06
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By 5036
Including bacon?

Including bacon?
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd April 2018, 09:42
Replies: 13
Views: 2,490
Posted By 5036
A new meaning for "being decked."

A new meaning for "being decked."
Forum: RNLI 30th March 2018, 11:13
Replies: 16
Views: 7,221
Posted By 5036
I got the same feeling with the "Antares," it...

I got the same feeling with the "Antares," it felt like she shouldn't be there.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th March 2018, 14:48
Replies: 30
Views: 3,464
Posted By 5036
Humbling. RIP.

Humbling. RIP.
Forum: Say Hello 20th March 2018, 00:58
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By 5036
"Hi I'm Brian ex merchant seamen from the Blue...

"Hi I'm Brian ex merchant seamen from the Blue Funnel Line 156-1960"

A very old Roman?

Welcome aboard Sir.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th March 2018, 04:18
Replies: 44
Views: 3,419
Posted By 5036
Bob, amazing. You are wasted! James Clerk...

Bob, amazing. You are wasted!

James Clerk Maxwell was also a Burns aficionado with a sense of humour. He parodied "Coming through the Rye" with:

Gin a body meet a body
Flyin’ thro the air,...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 17th March 2018, 22:10
Replies: 44
Views: 3,419
Posted By 5036
I was astonished to find that he had two kids, a...

I was astonished to find that he had two kids, a son and a daughter, who he had huge fun teaching and they huge fun trying to live with a very human genius.

I was engineering manager in a large...
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