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Forum: The Engine Room 3rd June 2019, 16:44
Replies: 71
Views: 7,732
Posted By gde
The aircraft carrier valves were supplied by...

The aircraft carrier valves were supplied by Score Peterhead,they received the order for all valves for both vessels.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th February 2017, 17:23
Replies: 20
Views: 2,351
Posted By gde
Just imagine if the vessel struck a shipping...

Just imagine if the vessel struck a shipping container/s lost overboard from a box boat ! and in the dark !
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 18th February 2015, 15:37
Replies: 18
Views: 5,160
Posted By gde
I was working with an onshore supply company in...

I was working with an onshore supply company in Peterhead/Aberdeen and did in fact supply a lot of hardware for the pipe laying barges Brown and Root,Saipem,J Ray McDermot etc working in the BP...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd January 2015, 08:28
Replies: 275
Views: 54,674
Posted By gde
Could be connected to shoreside power...

Could be connected to shoreside power supply,anyway good to see her back upright.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th April 2014, 09:23
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By gde
Although Windows XP and Vista were going to be...

Although Windows XP and Vista were going to be stopped on the 8th of April the UK government has paid a sum of money to keep them going another year.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 2nd March 2014, 20:29
Replies: 22
Views: 4,400
Posted By gde
Geoff, Sorry about that.Our Lass 111,since she...

Geoff, Sorry about that.Our Lass 111,since she started fishing up here she has been landing some big catches.For her size she seems to have all mod cons.She is lying in the inner harbour here at...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 2nd March 2014, 19:25
Replies: 22
Views: 4,400
Posted By gde
Our Lass 111 as well,built at Parkols.

Our Lass 111 as well,built at Parkols.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 2nd March 2014, 17:22
Replies: 22
Views: 4,400
Posted By gde
Douglas,it may be Lockers from Whitby but Iam not...

Douglas,it may be Lockers from Whitby but Iam not too sure.After porthendry telling me that the Harvester PD 98 has a busted gearbox and the Starlight having been purchased by Lunar I don't know what...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 2nd March 2014, 12:15
Replies: 22
Views: 4,400
Posted By gde
Landing at Peterhead fish market for...

Landing at Peterhead fish market for Monday,Sophie Louise WY168 has 776 boxes of white fish along with Resolution WY78 has 780 boxes of white fish.They must be pairing at the moment.Yes quotas are a...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 2nd March 2014, 11:01
Replies: 22
Views: 4,400
Posted By gde
trotterdotpom, Although Peterhead has one of...

trotterdotpom,

Although Peterhead has one of the largest fish markets in the UK I often wonder why the Whitby boats do not land at their own market and give the locals more work.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 2nd March 2014, 09:43
Replies: 22
Views: 4,400
Posted By gde
Erimus, There are quite a number of Whitby...

Erimus,

There are quite a number of Whitby white fish boats working out of Peterhead and they land some of the largest catches to Peterhead fish market on a regular basis.Whitby seems to have some...
Forum: Container Vessels 28th February 2014, 14:34
Replies: 12
Views: 3,333
Posted By gde
Fantastic

Fantastic
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th February 2014, 19:47
Replies: 12
Views: 2,726
Posted By gde
It now makes you wonder just how many steel...

It now makes you wonder just how many steel containers are lying around in all the oceans.God help a small boat hitting a floating container in the dark.................
Forum: Tugs 12th January 2014, 17:06
Replies: 4
Views: 1,502
Posted By gde
Something to do with the Sea Trojan assisting RY...

Something to do with the Sea Trojan assisting RY Brittania when she came to Aberdeen every summer prior to the Royal Family going on holiday to Balmoral perhaps......................
Forum: Bank Line 1st November 2013, 10:05
Replies: 54
Views: 12,704
Posted By gde
Hi Dave, Sadly Jimmy died on the 4th May this...

Hi Dave,
Sadly Jimmy died on the 4th May this year in tragic circumstances.He had many ailments and along with his good wife Janette were not having the best of health.He seemed to be ok when he...
Forum: Bank Line 31st October 2013, 18:45
Replies: 54
Views: 12,704
Posted By gde
So sad and only a few months ago I was talking...

So sad and only a few months ago I was talking with my late brother Jim Elder who is mentioned above regarding the Southbank.He left the Bank Line after a few years and went as a 2nd engineer with...
Forum: Model Ships 4th October 2013, 16:07
Replies: 11
Views: 3,140
Posted By gde
Well done on your workmanship,1st class I...

Well done on your workmanship,1st class I supplied all the food stores when she was in Jackson Marine Inc ownership when she was working in the North Sea along side Brown and Root pipe lay barges.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 31st August 2013, 22:55
Replies: 4,191
Views: 783,024
Posted By gde
The Costa Concordia in my own thoughts will never...

The Costa Concordia in my own thoughts will never be salvaged,with the straboard side now crushed inwards,there is no way that she will remain upright and will sink very soon after parbuckling...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th August 2013, 22:50
Replies: 4,191
Views: 783,024
Posted By gde
The Costa Concordia is at its final resting...

The Costa Concordia is at its final resting place,I can bet that it will not be floated and taken away to be salvaged,the insurers have been mislead by a team of idiots.What a total waste of money.
Forum: Tugs 8th July 2013, 09:31
Replies: 76
Views: 40,439
Posted By gde
Hi Phil, Many thanks for your reply.The guest...

Hi Phil,
Many thanks for your reply.The guest house you stayed in was the Dalericht which was owned by the late Mr and Mrs Albert Reid,they were my late brother Jimmy's father and mother in law.She...
Forum: Tugs 7th July 2013, 17:33
Replies: 76
Views: 40,439
Posted By gde
Phil, Was the hotel you were locked out of...

Phil,

Was the hotel you were locked out of on the main street called Queen Street ? I can give you more info as I think I knew the owners.Also I remember Theriot very well.The port captain was a...
Forum: Tugs 6th July 2013, 12:47
Replies: 76
Views: 40,439
Posted By gde
Hi Steve, Iam quite sure that if your dad...

Hi Steve,

Iam quite sure that if your dad was sailing out of Peterhead back in the 70s I would have met him,sadly I suffered a stroke which left me with poor memory.What I can remember is that the...
Forum: Bank Line 6th May 2013, 21:31
Replies: 5
Views: 2,409
Posted By gde
My most sincere thanks to you guys for taking the...

My most sincere thanks to you guys for taking the time to post a reply on the death of what I can only describe a good brother and marine engineer,thank you.
Forum: Bank Line 4th May 2013, 23:55
Replies: 5
Views: 2,409
Posted By gde
James DA Elder,2nd Engr

Sadly today my elder brother Mr James DA Elder,ex Andrew Weir the Bank Line Ltd as well as Elder Dempster Ocean Fleets passed away.He was 74 years of age and had a good life in both of the...
Forum: Bank Line 16th March 2013, 21:54
Replies: 230
Views: 34,607
Posted By gde
The Bank Line meant a lot to me and my...

The Bank Line meant a lot to me and my brothers,the Bank Line gave us all a greater understanding of engineering,the hard way,which in my own view was the best.True The Bank Line ships may have been...
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