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Search: Posts Made By: Samsette
Forum: Say Hello 11th April 2019, 05:41
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Samsette
Welcome to Ships Nostalgia. Damir, Zadar.

Welcome to Ships Nostalgia. Damir, Zadar.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th April 2019, 23:38
Replies: 233
Views: 23,250
Posted By Samsette
KS was a strong poster as was Seamen38 so, what...

KS was a strong poster as was Seamen38 so, what has become of them.
There are quite a few others, also, and I hope they will return. The Stormy Weather section has been reduced to just one thread,...
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd March 2019, 21:06
Replies: 35
Views: 4,354
Posted By Samsette
I cannot do that GtP, because I would have to...

I cannot do that GtP, because I would have to exterminate you - with extreme prejudice.(Cloud)
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd March 2019, 01:58
Replies: 35
Views: 4,354
Posted By Samsette
Being nabbed for National Service (another story)...

Being nabbed for National Service (another story) and spending it in Germany was a big eye opener for me. It was there that I met up with the Cdn Army and liked what I saw. They were unofficially...
Forum: Elder Dempster 22nd March 2019, 00:05
Replies: 35
Views: 4,354
Posted By Samsette
Of course you didn't and, I know that. My post...

Of course you didn't and, I know that. My post was not intended to take anything away from your salute to The Forces Sweetheart.
Forum: Elder Dempster 21st March 2019, 19:51
Replies: 35
Views: 4,354
Posted By Samsette
Our Gracie entertained the troops, from the BEF...

Our Gracie entertained the troops, from the BEF to New Guinea. As for remaining in Britain during The War - lots of us did - no big deal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeVI1apgT0w
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th March 2019, 22:48
Replies: 36
Views: 3,783
Posted By Samsette
Holy Mackeral, surely some of those ships must...

Holy Mackeral, surely some of those ships must have been in mid Atlantic, maybe on a re-positioning voyage. Did the "bloods" get their fare back?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th March 2019, 22:29
Replies: 22
Views: 3,051
Posted By Samsette
Colder up here also and, a snowfall second only...

Colder up here also and, a snowfall second only to our record 1996 one.
I have visited San Diego often through the 1970s,80s and 90s. The first time in February 1976, to the highly secret USN...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th March 2019, 06:49
Replies: 22
Views: 3,051
Posted By Samsette
Bbbrrrrrrr! Aren't you glad you are living in...

Bbbrrrrrrr! Aren't you glad you are living in San Diego, Greg?
Forum: Model Ships 7th March 2019, 20:48
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By Samsette
Beautiful! A larger scale model of Nonesuch used...

Beautiful! A larger scale model of Nonesuch used to be on view in the old "The Bay" department store, here in Victoria.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 24th February 2019, 23:32
Replies: 184
Views: 48,012
Posted By Samsette
Something I had not considered. Never-the-less,...

Something I had not considered. Never-the-less, a voyage up the Amazon, and back, must have been something special in seafaring experience.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 24th February 2019, 20:36
Replies: 184
Views: 48,012
Posted By Samsette
Why is it that we only learn about those soft...

Why is it that we only learn about those soft jobs when we are too old to apply?(Smoke)
Forum: The Bridge 15th February 2019, 20:22
Replies: 7
Views: 2,183
Posted By Samsette
Now that is a tight fit. Another coat of paint...

Now that is a tight fit. Another coat of paint and, she would never have made it. I am forever amazed at the ever changing maritime scene.

Thank you for that.
Forum: Tall ships 10th February 2019, 23:51
Replies: 25
Views: 4,063
Posted By Samsette
While looking up Garthpool and her history I came...

While looking up Garthpool and her history I came upon this "jubilee rig" term for bald-headed rigs and, while it is not where I first heard of the term, it does indicate a wider usage among British...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th February 2019, 21:16
Replies: 299
Views: 28,018
Posted By Samsette
Quote -On 8 April 2011, one naval officer was...

Quote -On 8 April 2011, one naval officer was killed and another injured in a shooting on board Astute while berthed at Southampton docks. Southampton City Council's leader, chief executive, and...
Forum: Ship Research 10th February 2019, 20:44
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Samsette
Is this the one? The Smithsonian Institute may...

Is this the one? The Smithsonian Institute may have her plans but, they will be shut down, right now.

http://www.armed-guard.com/mf3821.html
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th February 2019, 02:31
Replies: 299
Views: 28,018
Posted By Samsette
The first Pro-publica link really puts a human...

The first Pro-publica link really puts a human face on all the awful happenings aboard USS Fitzgerald. The navy's top brass did a great job of covering their own asses, firing those who had...
Forum: The Engine Room 9th February 2019, 04:59
Replies: 39
Views: 5,100
Posted By Samsette
"Change yer water girls, its tente." The cry...

"Change yer water girls, its tente."

The cry heard aboard any number of the big liners having the finishing touches applied after refit for peacetime passenger service. Not the ones seaman38...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 23rd January 2019, 20:06
Replies: 24
Views: 3,048
Posted By Samsette
Do you mean the builders plate, situated below...

Do you mean the builders plate, situated below the bridge? The Ubena kept hers, after being renamed to Empire Ken.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 23rd January 2019, 19:42
Replies: 20
Views: 3,706
Posted By Samsette
I had never seen him before this thread, so...

I had never seen him before this thread, so looked him up on U Tube.
He appeared to enjoy his sergeant-major role, strange as it was, i,e, mannerisms and speech of a sexually ambivalent character. ...
Forum: The Bridge 19th January 2019, 21:53
Replies: 26
Views: 3,325
Posted By Samsette
Probably all due to the melting Arctic ice cap. ...

Probably all due to the melting Arctic ice cap. The downward pressure, from the ice cap, is reduced - thus enabling the magnetic pole to shift itself a little quicker.(Smoke)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 18th January 2019, 20:58
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By Samsette
I have a nice big calendar on a kitchen wall that...

I have a nice big calendar on a kitchen wall that does the trick for me.
No technological hitches, hacking or power outages.(Thumb)
Forum: Ship Research 18th January 2019, 20:25
Replies: 43
Views: 2,740
Posted By Samsette
Thanks for that post, Dartskipper. That Torkild...

Thanks for that post, Dartskipper. That Torkild Rieber lived a life that few others could dream of. A real sailing ship seaman from what I have found on Wiki and such; in command of a French...
Forum: Ship Research 17th January 2019, 21:07
Replies: 43
Views: 2,740
Posted By Samsette
All I know for sure is that they quit calling at...

All I know for sure is that they quit calling at Liverpool during those days.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 15th January 2019, 23:48
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By Samsette
Carol Channing

Carol Channing, actress, singer, dancer and comedian, dead at ninety-seven. I only saw her on TV but, never forgot her voice and those big, round eyes.

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