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Search: Posts Made By: aleddy
Forum: Passenger Liners 22nd January 2016, 23:21
Replies: 65
Views: 18,056
Posted By aleddy
Palmers Nickle interests have recently joined...

Palmers Nickle interests have recently joined Titanic
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 14th April 2013, 06:12
Replies: 18
Views: 8,055
Posted By aleddy
Hi AD Frost, Thank you for the Quick reply and...

Hi AD Frost, Thank you for the Quick reply and Information, A Mc Mullin as the owner and the ships name change to Clansman. I shall search further.
Cheers
Ted
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 12th April 2013, 06:53
Replies: 18
Views: 8,055
Posted By aleddy
Hi Guys, Searching for info led me to this...

Hi Guys,
Searching for info led me to this thread. I began searching for a 265 ton cargo ship named Ethel built for D Macbrayne in 1880 by Workman,Clark, in Belfast. She was their 1st build and a...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd December 2011, 01:06
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By aleddy
Barge, MV Lakama

Hi all,
I'm told the Barge MV Lakama is possibly a new arrival in Brisbane and possibly for Stradbroke Ferries after some much needed work on her is completed.
Supposedly built at an American Yard...
Forum: P & O 18th March 2010, 04:45
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By aleddy
Thanks for the reminder Paul, I know where I was...

Thanks for the reminder Paul, I know where I was on that day, like many other boys from East Belfast on the truancy list from school.
Many boys on their bikes joined the Shipyard workers on their...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 17th December 2008, 00:36
Replies: 38
Views: 4,234
Posted By aleddy
Thanks for the info Sparkie and the followup,...

Thanks for the info Sparkie and the followup, have noted a reminder for future adjustments.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 13th November 2008, 21:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By aleddy
Time is just about right, I will be able to tell...

Time is just about right, I will be able to tell the wife exactly what I want for that birthday and hopefully we can personally pick it up in Belfast
Cheers
Ted
Forum: Ship Research 2nd November 2008, 00:15
Replies: 13
Views: 5,401
Posted By aleddy
Being a regular port of call and possibly...

Being a regular port of call and possibly stopping over for a refit would explain any breakdown in time table committments.
The book you mentioned Richard is that a UK or Australian publication, I...
Forum: Colliers 29th October 2008, 01:14
Replies: 15
Views: 14,238
Posted By aleddy
I shall be watching out for that BillH but you...

I shall be watching out for that BillH but you should also let it be known on this site when it is published by who and title as I would have to get it thru Amazon
Cheers
Ted
Forum: Ship Research 29th October 2008, 01:00
Replies: 13
Views: 5,401
Posted By aleddy
Thanks Fred, I expect that I should have tried to...

Thanks Fred, I expect that I should have tried to get my head into the early 20th century thinking when everything was slower adn readjusted without fear or favour and if one was well heeled that was...
Forum: Ship Research 28th October 2008, 04:56
Replies: 13
Views: 5,401
Posted By aleddy
Thats interesting Fred, I thought that Passenger...

Thats interesting Fred, I thought that Passenger Liners would have only travelled the regular ports of call along the line of their prebooked passenger needs keeping to a strict timetable for...
Forum: Colliers 28th October 2008, 04:32
Replies: 15
Views: 14,238
Posted By aleddy
WOW..that one hit me like Workman Clark & Co...

WOW..that one hit me like Workman Clark & Co Shipbuilder of Belfast, I had not known of their existance until 1984 which is about 50 years after their closure.
Hugh Craig & Co. I had not heard of...
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 6th September 2008, 01:19
Replies: 8
Views: 4,971
Posted By aleddy
Thanks for posting the photos PJG, RFA Amherst is...

Thanks for posting the photos PJG, RFA Amherst is another of those RFA's I had only heard a few of the older hands talking about.
It's always good to turn memories of the mess room into visual...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 4th August 2008, 02:33
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By aleddy
Think I'll go back to school, I thought they were...

Think I'll go back to school, I thought they were constantly all around the British Isles all year round.
Like animals, birds and whales all chasing a food source and better weather conditions...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 3rd August 2008, 02:46
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By aleddy
Thats interesting, always assumed they always...

Thats interesting, always assumed they always worked in and out of their own home port no matter where the catch was made, would they off load away from home and continue the chase when the fish were...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 2nd August 2008, 06:31
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By aleddy
Thank you gdynia for that info, I don't wish to...

Thank you gdynia for that info, I don't wish to appear as though I am nit picking but geographicaly and with due respect to Northhmberland would north of the border be refered to as being Northumbria...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 2nd August 2008, 02:22
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By aleddy
Thank you R651400, I shall pass that information...

Thank you R651400, I shall pass that information on to one of the family members who at present is trying to organize an itinery for a fact finding trip to England and Scotland
Cheers
Ted
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 1st August 2008, 04:47
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By aleddy
Eyemouth Incident

Eyemouth in Scotland is about 10 miles North of Berwick on Tweed, there is a very informitive Internet site relating to Eyemouth.
However I am unable to find any information in relation to the...
Forum: Ship Research 28th May 2008, 05:32
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By aleddy
Thank you Joller6, I had Googled around and the...

Thank you Joller6, I had Googled around and the only other Andrea Doria I found was the Batleship which you described plus the Admiral.
The old gent I had referred to as having sailed as a passenger...
Forum: Ship Research 27th May 2008, 10:43
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By aleddy
Earlier Andrea Doria ??

Does anyone know of an earlier Passenger Liner named Andrea Doria, not the one which sank in 56.
I have been in touch with an old Italian gent who tells me she sailed between Italy and Argentina,...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th May 2008, 02:46
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By aleddy
Tunnels and a new Gateway Bridge are on the high...

Tunnels and a new Gateway Bridge are on the high priority short list, but will there be any correlation between the positioning of the new Gateway Bridge and the site of the New New Cruise Ship...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th May 2008, 02:50
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By aleddy
I am also wondering which will come first, the...

I am also wondering which will come first, the proposed Cable Car scenic ride to and from Mt Coot-tha or the proposed new building to surpass the Sydney Opera House which some are now suggesting to...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th May 2008, 10:41
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By aleddy
New Cruise Terminal to replace the New Cruise Terminal in Brisbane

In an effort to gain increased tourism for Brisbane it has been announced along with many other plans that a New Cruise Ship Terminal might be built on the Ocean side of Gateway Bridge to accomodate...
Forum: Say Hello 9th May 2008, 00:15
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By aleddy
Welcome onboard Mike. It's always good to hear...

Welcome onboard Mike.
It's always good to hear from someone who sailed on Wave Class.
I was on Prince 62/63 and have only had indirect contact with anyone who was onboard during the same period....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd April 2008, 02:07
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By aleddy
Dissapointing, almost a misleading headline, a...

Dissapointing, almost a misleading headline, a "B"movie.
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