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Forum: The Galley 30th March 2019, 02:05
Replies: 23
Views: 8,017
Posted By tsell
A Lad's Initiation - SS Sheaf Arrow 1950

I have posted this before - #116 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=116) Tusitala Tales 6/3/18. However, I repost it for our many new members since that time, some...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th March 2019, 14:29
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By tsell
Greg, thanks for the link, I was fascinated by...

Greg, thanks for the link, I was fascinated by the manoeuvrability of the craft, though in fast motion. Like a mother hen and her chick, I had to smile at the whole operation, being the first time I...
Forum: Ship Research 28th March 2019, 03:23
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By tsell
Welcome from Oz! I can't help you, but there are...

Welcome from Oz! I can't help you, but there are members from the Channel Islands who may know of the wreck. You can also search in the forums for wrecks. My wife, who lived on Guernsey for many...
Forum: Say Hello 27th March 2019, 02:49
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By tsell
Hi from Oz, PJ! Welcome, you'll enjoy the site,...

Hi from Oz, PJ! Welcome, you'll enjoy the site, lots to read and hope you both can add a few tales.
I knew Swansea well as a lad. Your dad-in-law likely loaded the ore at Bilbao, which was where we...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th March 2019, 09:06
Replies: 14
Views: 2,594
Posted By tsell
Some of the best mountain shots I've ever seen! ...

Some of the best mountain shots I've ever seen!

Thanks,

Taff
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th March 2019, 01:49
Replies: 14
Views: 2,594
Posted By tsell
... and the best for a big feed of flying fish,...

... and the best for a big feed of flying fish, too!!

Taff
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th March 2019, 01:45
Replies: 14
Views: 2,594
Posted By tsell
Thanks for the great pics, Graham. Those shots...

Thanks for the great pics, Graham. Those shots from the bridge bring back many memories.

Cheers,

Taff
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th March 2019, 11:57
Replies: 99
Views: 13,610
Posted By tsell
Hi, Barrie, I always had a great admiration for...

Hi, Barrie, I always had a great admiration for you pilots, from the bloke who finished a bottle of JW red label on the bridge of the Afon Gwili, while his cutter followed us half-way to Bordeaux......
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th March 2019, 05:16
Replies: 99
Views: 13,610
Posted By tsell
Hi Des, Barrie. Yes, I was in that storm on the...

Hi Des, Barrie. Yes, I was in that storm on the 2,000-ton Sheaf Arrow and also in a second one off the bottom of NZ a few years later, to experience the same phenomenal wave height. Here's a...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th March 2019, 13:23
Replies: 99
Views: 13,610
Posted By tsell
Post #8...

Post #8 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=8) Freak Wave video not accessible. Try this copy, if you have a spare 50 mins, it's riveting and a reminder of some of...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th March 2019, 12:12
Replies: 99
Views: 13,610
Posted By tsell
Yes, it goes with my stunning good looks!! ...

Yes, it goes with my stunning good looks!!

Well, Barrie, in spite of your welcoming comments, which I really do appreciate, I'm not sure about the old site. Its degradation is spiralling out of...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th March 2019, 08:49
Replies: 99
Views: 13,610
Posted By tsell
We have had a number of threads on the subject of...

We have had a number of threads on the subject of the risk to passengers on these 'blocks of flats'. A few years ago, member Chillytoes posted this observation:

Old 3rd December 2013, 19:48...
Forum: Elder Dempster 16th March 2019, 12:18
Replies: 35
Views: 4,354
Posted By tsell
G'day from Oz, Graham, The old... sorry -...

G'day from Oz, Graham,

The old... sorry - Sylvia said to thank you for your kind words and to give you a big kiss from her. Tough titties mate, I don't kiss blokes, but thanks for your thoughts...
Forum: Elder Dempster 16th March 2019, 08:02
Replies: 35
Views: 4,354
Posted By tsell
SHHH!!![=P] Taff

SHHH!!![=P]

Taff
Forum: Elder Dempster 16th March 2019, 04:07
Replies: 35
Views: 4,354
Posted By tsell
Great memories of Vera, Graham, particularly in...

Great memories of Vera, Graham, particularly in wartime, thanks for posting.
One other beautiful lady has a birthday on that day, however, my Sylvia is a little younger having been born in the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th March 2019, 05:37
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By tsell
The old boy and the old girl - a right Darby and...

The old boy and the old girl - a right Darby and Joan couple!!

G'day Don,

Hope you and your other girl are doing well... it's great to see Waimarie in such good shape after all these years,...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st March 2019, 11:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,491
Posted By tsell
I have suffered this problem over the past couple...

I have suffered this problem over the past couple of years. Initially, I tried everything, even going to the garage, getting a four-pound club hammer out of my car boot, sitting in front of my laptop...
Forum: Say Hello 22nd July 2018, 11:42
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By tsell
I posted this on another thread earlier: ...

I posted this on another thread earlier:

Well, whoever he is, he's got a sense of humour!

http://www.jakarta100bars.com/2016/0...r-bangkok.htmlosted

Taff
Forum: The Galley 21st July 2018, 09:04
Replies: 43
Views: 6,357
Posted By tsell
...welcome back, John!! :p Taff

...welcome back, John!! :p

Taff
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 20th July 2018, 12:17
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By tsell
Growing up with, and later reading about his...

Growing up with, and later reading about his exploits some years ago, I wondered why he was not knighted while screaming skull rock star junkies were!

Taff
Forum: J & J Denholm 19th July 2018, 03:51
Replies: 71
Views: 8,352
Posted By tsell
G'day from Sunny Queensland, Rod! I guess it's a...

G'day from Sunny Queensland, Rod! I guess it's a little bit chilly down your way?
When I joined SN, I tried to find someone who had sailed on (or had even heard of) 'British Caution'. It took quite...
Forum: Say Hello 17th July 2018, 14:18
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By tsell
Somebody does have backed up data! Taff

Somebody does have backed up data!

Taff
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th July 2018, 15:09
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By tsell
Adidas last year sold one million pairs of shoes...

Adidas last year sold one million pairs of shoes made from recycled plastic bottles, taking eleven of them to make one pair:

https://eatdrinkplay.com/adidas-shoes-made-plastic-bottles/

Taff
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th July 2018, 08:55
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By tsell
Yes, Roy, there were a few I believe, around the...

Yes, Roy, there were a few I believe, around the early seventies, but I think they burned waste chemicals and dumped the residue over the wall and were jumped upon by the greenies - rightly so....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th July 2018, 13:07
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By tsell
Maybe one day, ships with onboard processing...

Maybe one day, ships with onboard processing plants will be able to refuel anywhere in the ocean, given the propensity of the world's population to continue the use of plastics.
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