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Forum: Ship Research 10th November 2019, 01:50
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By kewl dude
You are welcome Greg Hayden

You are welcome

Greg Hayden
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th November 2019, 19:03
Replies: 232
Views: 23,077
Posted By kewl dude
I believe I saw a Dave Edge post recently? ...

I believe I saw a Dave Edge post recently?

Greg Hayden
Forum: The Galley 7th November 2019, 01:15
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By kewl dude
Cooking hot dogs wrapped in tinfoil on the steam...

Cooking hot dogs wrapped in tinfoil on the steam air ejectors - bare (not insulated) forged steel shapes. External reinforcing in the shape of ribs the long way. Just lay the dogs in the top valley....
Forum: The Galley 6th November 2019, 07:27
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By kewl dude
I meant to but forgot to mention the cookies...

I meant to but forgot to mention the cookies usually oatmeal and chocolate chip. They were stocked in large glass cookie jars with the lid on a slant in the galley help yourself.

Greg
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 5th November 2019, 19:31
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By kewl dude
re: when I read Dundalk I think of Dundalk,...

re: when I read Dundalk I think of Dundalk, Maryland:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dundalk,_Maryland

I have sailed ships that loaded cargo in Dundalk, Maryland

Greg Hayden
Forum: The Bridge 5th November 2019, 19:18
Replies: 44
Views: 1,365
Posted By kewl dude
The US Flag ships I sailed both on the Great...

The US Flag ships I sailed both on the Great Lakes and offshore, the deck officer of the watch would telephone the engine room and say "Test Gear".

The watch engineer would walk to the steering...
Forum: The Galley 5th November 2019, 16:29
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By kewl dude
The US Flag ships I sailed had a night cook/baker...

The US Flag ships I sailed had a night cook/baker who worked midnight - 0800. He was like a short order cook who made anything one wanted for breakfast, when those on the 12-4 got off @ 0400. He...
Forum: The Galley 5th November 2019, 05:07
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By kewl dude
Two pictures I took on SS Jeremiah O'Brien...

Two pictures I took on SS Jeremiah O'Brien 20060930 when she was in San Diego Galley Coal Stove fuel.

IMG_0604-E.jpg (120.3 KB)
IMG_0605-E.jpg (116.5 KB)

Greg Hayden
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 1st November 2019, 19:20
Replies: 21
Views: 2,538
Posted By kewl dude
I live on Social Security and as such cannot...

I live on Social Security and as such cannot afford a mobile phone. You can call it a phone all you like but they really are radio transceivers. I have a tower computer and a screen on my desktop. It...
Forum: Ellerman 1st November 2019, 18:43
Replies: 24
Views: 6,836
Posted By kewl dude
Early 1970s I knew a Captain Matheson he was from...

Early 1970s I knew a Captain Matheson he was from Texas. He was a short skinny guy, very friendly and outgoing. Rarely does one see a deck officer in the engine room. But daily Captain Matheson...
Forum: The Bridge 31st October 2019, 06:33
Replies: 44
Views: 1,365
Posted By kewl dude
Same on American flag ships I sailed and it had...

Same on American flag ships I sailed and it had an electric light, that was on a rheostat, so the light level could be controlled.

Greg
Forum: The Bridge 30th October 2019, 20:16
Replies: 44
Views: 1,365
Posted By kewl dude
This picture appears to have been taken...

This picture appears to have been taken underwater? While I was a ships engineer now and then I worked on bridge steering mechanisms. I will leave it to a deck person that may have more knowledge but...
Forum: Say Hello 30th October 2019, 07:45
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By kewl dude
I didn't think about it when I was writing....

I didn't think about it when I was writing. Original 3 A/E 1966, 2 A/E 1968, 1 A/E 1970- C/E 1972. But I never sailed Chief. 1-I was to young for a desk job & 2-as 1 A/E I earned at least twice and...
Forum: Say Hello 29th October 2019, 16:01
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By kewl dude
My Dad sailed the Great Lakes 1937-1971 as an...

My Dad sailed the Great Lakes 1937-1971 as an engineer when he retired @ age 58. Dad always wanted to go sail offshore, but his wife, my Mother, vehemently objected so he never did. Ashore he spent...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th October 2019, 01:04
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By kewl dude
https://graphics.latimes.com/tent-city/ ...

https://graphics.latimes.com/tent-city/

Quote

Inside the tent city, the lost and the bewildered roamed, one of them describing their arrival “like coming to the promised land — just that we...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th October 2019, 19:45
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By kewl dude
Great Lakes ships originally the deck officers...

Great Lakes ships originally the deck officers and deck unlicensed lived forward with the engine department and galley living back aft. Around the early 1950's ships built/converted had tunnels on...
Forum: Ship Research 19th October 2019, 08:13
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By kewl dude
Octopus-PaulAllen-416feet-$200million

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Greg Hayden
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 18th October 2019, 00:59
Replies: 16
Views: 1,481
Posted By kewl dude
RE: Wish the copy I had was in saleable condition...

RE: Wish the copy I had was in saleable condition

You MAY be surprised books that exhibit actual use MAY be worth more than pristine copies? Especially if there are highlighting and underlining...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 17th October 2019, 22:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,481
Posted By kewl dude
Are there no used bookstores in your area? Around...

Are there no used bookstores in your area? Around here there are several. You may even find a used bookstore may pay you something for your books, especially if they are old, or rare? Where I live,...
Forum: The Galley 15th October 2019, 18:07
Replies: 28
Views: 2,644
Posted By kewl dude
My memory tells me that when in heavy weather,...

My memory tells me that when in heavy weather, after we heard the sounds of crockery breaking in the galley, the meal menu was switched to sandwiches.

Greg Hayden
Forum: Tugs 14th October 2019, 01:58
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By kewl dude
That is interesting as far as it goes. I wonder...

That is interesting as far as it goes. I wonder what is the recharging electric energy source? Solar or Hydro? That should be good? Oil burning steam or diesels?

Greg Hayden
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th October 2019, 04:12
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By kewl dude
Thanx Dickyboy, That's good to know. I have...

Thanx Dickyboy,
That's good to know. I have always converted in PhotoShop and will continue to do so.

I don't buy complete new computers. I have used the same ten inches wide x twenty inches deep...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd October 2019, 02:06
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By kewl dude
M.A. [Marcus Alonzo] Hanna was the name of the...

M.A. [Marcus Alonzo] Hanna was the name of the Cleveland, Ohio, ship management company, that operated National Steel Corporation owned ships.

http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/windoc.htm
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd October 2019, 09:34
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By kewl dude
Twice I was on ships where the pilot for the port...

Twice I was on ships where the pilot for the port came aboard and asked our captain "How long has that been there?"

Captain: How long has what been where?

The first time it was a whale carcass...
Forum: Say Hello 1st October 2019, 01:36
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By kewl dude
I grew up on the Great Lakes Shenango Furnace...

I grew up on the Great Lakes Shenango Furnace Company ships where my dad was an engineer. 1960 I shipped out on a National Steel Corporation owned ship operated by the M.A. Hanna Company in...
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