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Search: Posts Made By: Anchorman
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th July 2019, 21:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By Anchorman
Arran measured mile.

Arran measured mile.
Forum: Ship Research 13th June 2019, 16:36
Replies: 14
Views: 1,775
Posted By Anchorman
The FAIRTRY3 was a factory stern trawler. All the...

The FAIRTRY3 was a factory stern trawler. All the fish was processed frozen and boxed on board. She fished the Grand Banks and Greenland waters. My brother did 7 years on her and gave me the info....
Forum: Ship Research 13th June 2019, 08:54
Replies: 14
Views: 1,775
Posted By Anchorman
This is meals on the Salveson factory trawlers...

This is meals on the Salveson factory trawlers out of Immingham late 50s early 60s.
Fairtry 3.
Meal Times
0600-0800
1100-1300
1700-1900
2300-0100 (black pan type meal)
Meals taken either...
Forum: Tankers 1st February 2018, 19:41
Replies: 6
Views: 2,683
Posted By Anchorman
Hi Peter. I joined her at isle of grain as...

Hi Peter. I joined her at isle of grain as deckboy/Peggy. Boiler problems and 3 weeks repairs at Grays. Broke down again off West Africa,not sure why, drifted for 10 days. Engineer died and buried...
Forum: Tankers 1st February 2018, 09:44
Replies: 6
Views: 2,683
Posted By Anchorman
Coincidence Peter. I did last trip on her before...

Coincidence Peter. I did last trip on her before being sold to Greek owners.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 14th February 2017, 11:54
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By Anchorman
I have a book printed in 1965 called "The...

I have a book printed in 1965 called "The Trawlermens Handbook" by the Hull Steam Mutual Insurance &Protecting Co Ltd.

I was on GY and Hulll pools in the 60s and both "fishermen" and "trawlermen"...
Forum: The Engine Room 15th August 2016, 14:57
Replies: 34
Views: 4,682
Posted By Anchorman
Such a pity Slick and to late now. I put a...

Such a pity Slick and to late now. I put a covering letter with mine stating I did not want it defacing. They sent it back without cutting the corner off or defacing it with cancelled.
Forum: The Bridge 1st August 2016, 08:03
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By Anchorman
True Alan. I don't think I would have got...

True Alan.
I don't think I would have got through the exam without his "hints". Hope you are both well.
Neil
Forum: The Bridge 31st July 2016, 16:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By Anchorman
Thanks Orbitaman. I was thinking the same, but my...

Thanks Orbitaman. I was thinking the same, but my pals not convinced. He thinks it should be first sub as following a letter flag and the 3 doesn't count as a numeral and a different class of flag. ...
Forum: The Bridge 30th July 2016, 17:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By Anchorman
Flag hoist question

Any body settle an argument please? If hoisting say L2330 you use the flags L 2 3 (second substitute) 0, according to ICS, but what if you want to hoist say 3TTY2 does the same apply regarding use...
Forum: Say Hello 15th June 2015, 10:18
Replies: 18
Views: 3,733
Posted By Anchorman
[QUOTE=old johnny;1462266]Hi Folks. I have...

[QUOTE=old johnny;1462266]Hi Folks.

I have joined in the hope that someone can point me in the right direction in my quest to obtain a copy of the 'Ships Articles' ( I believe they were called...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 8th February 2015, 19:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,941
Posted By Anchorman
Is it definitely bosuns manual? We got...

Is it definitely bosuns manual? We got "seamanship handbook for basic studies maritime press" in 1967 at Gravesend, couple of these on Ebay.
I still have mine and also can copy a page if that's all...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 16th January 2015, 17:25
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By Anchorman
Working ok with me Bob. Brgds Neil

Working ok with me Bob.
Brgds
Neil
Forum: Computers and The Internet 24th December 2014, 09:25
Replies: 14
Views: 2,616
Posted By Anchorman
Just in case anyone is interested I have been...

Just in case anyone is interested I have been told of an app to give path and times of the space station passes. Its really good. Type ISS into search on app store to find it. Tell grandkids its...
Forum: BP Shipping 22nd December 2014, 10:34
Replies: 29
Views: 6,002
Posted By Anchorman
I did a spell of harbour piloting and was given a...

I did a spell of harbour piloting and was given a Spanish coaster to shift berths just after midnight. She was dead ship so no problem. The crew were shall we say well "jovial" Anyway after the shift...
Forum: Say Hello 21st December 2014, 10:11
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By Anchorman
Try the Fishing museums in Hull and Grimsby. They...

Try the Fishing museums in Hull and Grimsby. They may be able to help,or at least point you right direction.
Rgds
Neil
Forum: The Bridge 30th November 2014, 15:25
Replies: 200
Views: 34,741
Posted By Anchorman
Hi Puffins Skipper. I guess a few guys found it...

Hi Puffins Skipper.
I guess a few guys found it hard to manage after paying off. The ones I studied with seemed to manage okay regarding putting a bit to one side for study leave. In fact most of my...
Forum: The Bridge 30th November 2014, 10:36
Replies: 200
Views: 34,741
Posted By Anchorman
[QUOTE=robinhood_1984;1160258]How often, if ever...

[QUOTE=robinhood_1984;1160258]How often, if ever did an AB for example before the demise of the British merchant navy ever progress up to officer level?

Hi robinhood 1984. Lots of ABs went on to...
Forum: The Bridge 31st October 2014, 16:04
Replies: 29
Views: 4,324
Posted By Anchorman
Got a reply regarding Guildhall Hull ball...

Got a reply regarding Guildhall Hull ball signal:-


"Thank you for your enquiry. On 20th December 1918 the time ball on the Guildhall was completed and the City Architect was authorised to make...
Forum: The Bridge 31st October 2014, 10:04
Replies: 29
Views: 4,324
Posted By Anchorman
Thanks John I did get a reply. In which they say...

Thanks John I did get a reply. In which they say they have referred my email to the Nautical Museum. Unfortunately I had already asked there and they also knew nothing about the ball or its existence...
Forum: The Bridge 30th October 2014, 10:34
Replies: 29
Views: 4,324
Posted By Anchorman
That's a good point Mike. I will check next time...

That's a good point Mike. I will check next time in Hull. Just got a book about your namesake from Barrow, which got the grey cells working so doing a bit of research.
brgds
Neil
Forum: The Bridge 29th October 2014, 19:01
Replies: 29
Views: 4,324
Posted By Anchorman
I actually went in there yesterday Cueball to ask...

I actually went in there yesterday Cueball to ask when they stopped using it. They didn't know it was there! I have emailed Hull council to find out but no reply yet.
Forum: The Bridge 29th October 2014, 09:42
Replies: 29
Views: 4,324
Posted By Anchorman
Thanks for answers. Hoping to get a list of UK...

Thanks for answers. Hoping to get a list of UK ports with them but cant find anything at present.
Brgds
Neil
Forum: The Bridge 29th October 2014, 09:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,186
Posted By Anchorman
If you put it the other way up it is "Stand by to...

If you put it the other way up it is "Stand by to assist me" which is probably what the badge maker intended!
Forum: The Bridge 28th October 2014, 16:13
Replies: 29
Views: 4,324
Posted By Anchorman
Time ball signals UK

Any one got a list of buildings in UK with Time ball signals, and when was last time ball signal used?
Thanks.
Neil
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