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Search: Posts Made By: Barrie Youde
Forum: The Galley Yesterday, 21:10
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By Barrie Youde
#7...

#7 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=7)

Liverpool towards Setubal 1970 sounds like Ellerman Papayanni. With 36 souls? Would you like to expand?

A Market-boat...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th October 2019, 20:31
Replies: 159
Views: 15,362
Posted By Barrie Youde
An invitation to join this site arrived in my...

An invitation to join this site arrived in my computer in 2006.Several years passed before I started to post, encouraged by our good friend Hugh Ferguson. That was at the time of the Costa Concordia...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th October 2019, 04:51
Replies: 159
Views: 15,362
Posted By Barrie Youde
And Hurricane Jack? Always the chentleman. ...

And Hurricane Jack?

Always the chentleman.

What might have become of him?
Forum: The Bridge 1st October 2019, 18:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,473
Posted By Barrie Youde
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I do hope that you all learned something from the experience.

I'm quite sure that the boatmen learned more than...
Forum: Ship Research 29th September 2019, 23:02
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By Barrie Youde
#21...

#21 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=21) and above.

A Yellow Peril was an excellent tutor. Underpowered and simple in every respect. Manoeuvring at close...
Forum: The Engine Room 29th September 2019, 18:53
Replies: 39
Views: 4,108
Posted By Barrie Youde
In the present political climate can it really be...

In the present political climate can it really be proper to continue any discussion as to scrubbers in the present august and immaculate company?
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 29th September 2019, 17:41
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Barrie Youde
Welcome back aboard, Sis! Most things...

Welcome back aboard, Sis!

Most things around here are in need of a health check and your pearls of wisdom are always welcome.

Best,

Barrie
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 08:04
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By Barrie Youde
#8...

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Ho, ho!

I agree with Pat that here is a most welcome boost for the local economy. Long may it continue!

ps. In...
Forum: Tall ships 23rd September 2019, 08:15
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By Barrie Youde
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One reason why Newby (a first-tripper) is so good lies in the quality of his writing. He explains many things which...
Forum: Ferries 18th September 2019, 12:46
Replies: 59
Views: 19,895
Posted By Barrie Youde
A sad turn of events for a fine ship.

A sad turn of events for a fine ship.
Forum: Tall ships 16th September 2019, 21:22
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By Barrie Youde
In The Heart Of The Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick is...

In The Heart Of The Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick is another gem.

A factual account of the sinking of the Nantucket whaleship Essex and the events which gave Herman Melville cause to write Moby Dick.
Forum: Tall ships 16th September 2019, 11:52
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By Barrie Youde
I'm with Duncan at #2...

I'm with Duncan at #2 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) .

Eric Newby's "The Last Grain Race".

It provides an excellent insight into life before the mast in...
Forum: United States Navy 12th September 2019, 07:52
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By Barrie Youde
The same principle quite obviously applies in the...

The same principle quite obviously applies in the introduction of "self-driving" motor-cars.

What principle?

The principle that the mere fact that a thing is possible is a very long way from...
Forum: The Bridge 11th September 2019, 10:49
Replies: 25
Views: 1,473
Posted By Barrie Youde
#20...

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Pat, You speak of not knowing what was supposed to happen.

On my first trip to sea, I was ordered to go to the...
Forum: The Bridge 10th September 2019, 14:14
Replies: 25
Views: 1,473
Posted By Barrie Youde
#14...

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Hi Pat,

Your question prompts me to reflect further on my own remark that nobody thought in particularly technical...
Forum: The Bridge 9th September 2019, 22:47
Replies: 25
Views: 1,473
Posted By Barrie Youde
#14...

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Pat,

The headropes were let go at a very early stage, very shortly after the stern started to swing off. The...
Forum: Histories 9th September 2019, 13:56
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Barrie Youde
The Infant Crisis

The Infant Crisis.

A crisis in the constitution lifts its infant head.
The First Amongst All Equals states his preference to be dead
Before he will obey the law which binds, throughout the...
Forum: The Bridge 8th September 2019, 22:11
Replies: 25
Views: 1,473
Posted By Barrie Youde
#5...

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That is probably right, Basil, but whatever might be the correct scientific explanation it all seemed, at the time, to...
Forum: The Bridge 8th September 2019, 17:00
Replies: 25
Views: 1,473
Posted By Barrie Youde
I agree with all of the above, but would add that...

I agree with all of the above, but would add that by far the best method is for a hand at the bow to shove off first.

In the case of a boat alongside a ship which is making headway, at low speed,...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd September 2019, 13:21
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Barrie Youde
Hi Marina, There are many people here who...

Hi Marina,

There are many people here who will be happy to answer your questions if you could perhaps be a little more specific, perhaps with particular attention as to relevant dates? Even an...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 13:23
Replies: 299
Views: 27,046
Posted By Barrie Youde
My own 292 might have been written by Jane...

My own 292 might have been written by Jane Austen, 200 years ago!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 12:09
Replies: 299
Views: 27,046
Posted By Barrie Youde
It is a truth universally acknowledged that many...

It is a truth universally acknowledged that many things are possible and that not all possible things are proper.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th August 2019, 20:09
Replies: 299
Views: 27,046
Posted By Barrie Youde
This is the balm of Gilead, music to the ears and...

This is the balm of Gilead, music to the ears and commonsense writ large.

I struggle to understand how an electronic screen can ever be more helpful than the mark one eyeball - subject, of course,...
Forum: Ship Research 4th August 2019, 16:42
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By Barrie Youde
#6...

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Surely the prime purpose of the whaleboat was to catch the whale and kill it. Until that had been achieved the question...
Forum: Ship Research 4th August 2019, 14:44
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By Barrie Youde
Why place the loggerhead on the starboard...

Why place the loggerhead on the starboard quarter? Because the loggerhead, surely, is the jewel in the crown of the whole boat; and the starboard quarter is at the right hand of the man in charge?
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