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Search: Posts Made By: stevekelly10
Forum: BP Shipping 9th November 2019, 16:23
Replies: 134
Views: 41,937
Posted By stevekelly10
No Dave. I wasn't there when it happened but I...

No Dave. I wasn't there when it happened but I did hear all about it. I know the weather could get quite rough in the Bay at times !
Forum: BP Shipping 8th November 2019, 21:08
Replies: 220
Views: 60,623
Posted By stevekelly10
I sailed with Sheena on the Poplar, when it was...

I sailed with Sheena on the Poplar, when it was sold to the Italians ! She was not Snotty at all !Must have been you she had a problem with ?
Forum: BP Shipping 8th November 2019, 20:58
Replies: 30
Views: 3,941
Posted By stevekelly10
Not during my time ! I left when they flagged out...

Not during my time ! I left when they flagged out :)
Forum: BP Shipping 8th November 2019, 20:52
Replies: 134
Views: 41,937
Posted By stevekelly10
Trust me it was no doddle ! One of the first jobs...

Trust me it was no doddle ! One of the first jobs I had was replacing all the crankshaft white metal bearings on the Tridents Emergency Generator engine as the sump was full of water and someone had...
Forum: BP Shipping 31st October 2019, 23:56
Replies: 10
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Views: 804
Posted By stevekelly10
If an LNG tanker explodes, It will make a bigger...

If an LNG tanker explodes, It will make a bigger bang than the Richard Montgomery , ever could have ! (Jester)
Forum: BP Shipping 30th October 2019, 23:57
Replies: 10
IoG
Views: 804
Posted By stevekelly10
Is there not an LNG terminal there now ?

Is there not an LNG terminal there now ?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th October 2019, 20:43
Replies: 238
Views: 24,759
Posted By stevekelly10
Nil Iligitum Desperundum carbourundom ! ...

Nil Iligitum Desperundum carbourundom !

Don't let the barstewards grind you down :)
Forum: The Engine Room 1st October 2019, 15:34
Replies: 71
Views: 8,453
Posted By stevekelly10
Not this time ! It was the main condenser...

Not this time ! It was the main condenser overboard valve. The nut holding the spindle in the motorised unit fell off ! the spindle dropped down and the valve slammed shut, followed by a large jet of...
Forum: The Engine Room 30th September 2019, 23:15
Replies: 71
Views: 8,453
Posted By stevekelly10
I have nightmares about one such valve ! Trouble...

I have nightmares about one such valve ! Trouble I was awake when it happened ! :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th September 2019, 14:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By stevekelly10
Could have been worse and they had done a "Dell...

Could have been worse and they had done a "Dell Boy" and bought a load of fluorescent Yellow paint ! (Jester)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 16:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By stevekelly10
They must have bought a job lot (Jester)

They must have bought a job lot (Jester)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 12:45
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By stevekelly10
Hi Pat If you click on the link for the survey...

Hi Pat If you click on the link for the survey website in my original post it says there are some tickets available for Saturday and it tells you how to apply.

Regards

Steve
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 12:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By stevekelly10
No she is not in any of the pictures :)

No she is not in any of the pictures :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th September 2019, 20:19
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By stevekelly10
More pics :)

More pics :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th September 2019, 19:49
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By stevekelly10
Sadly his cranes no longer exist :( Have asked my...

Sadly his cranes no longer exist :( Have asked my Daughter for anymore pics, she has of today ! Knowing her she probably took a load ! :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th September 2019, 14:30
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By stevekelly10
Naming ceremony Sir David Attenborough

Today ! No I was not there :( My Daughter was :) https://www.bas.ac.uk/media-post/ship-is-named-with-royal-ceremony/
Forum: The Engine Room 22nd September 2019, 21:52
Replies: 16
Views: 1,992
Posted By stevekelly10
You want to see what happens when there is...

You want to see what happens when there is nothing on the PMS system and something fails ! ended up with us being towed off the loading buoy at Juyamah due to a rather large ingress of water into the...
Forum: The Engine Room 20th September 2019, 21:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,992
Posted By stevekelly10
I sailed on two ULCC's as 2\E and I used to dread...

I sailed on two ULCC's as 2\E and I used to dread certain C\E's coming down the engineroom during stand-bys and even worse when flashing up the plant after drydock. I had a serious fallout with two...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th September 2019, 21:55
Replies: 178
Views: 35,948
Posted By stevekelly10
When I was doing my phase 3 at Springburn college...

When I was doing my phase 3 at Springburn college Glasgow in 1970. myself and another 3 cadets had a flat there ! on the ground floor flat one of the girls there, was going out with one of my...
Forum: United States Navy 5th September 2019, 21:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By stevekelly10
Garbage in, Garbage out :)

Garbage in, Garbage out :)
Forum: BP Shipping 5th September 2019, 21:37
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By stevekelly10
My first trip was on the "British Power" As a...

My first trip was on the "British Power" As a Cadet ! The Eng Cadets cabins where midships on the Starboard side, at the rear of the of the lower deck accommodation. Two cabins, with double bunk...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th August 2019, 23:17
Replies: 40
Views: 5,113
Posted By stevekelly10
In my 30+ years in the merchant navy, I only...

In my 30+ years in the merchant navy, I only experienced one! when the main condenser overboard valve failed! on a 450,000dwt ULCC. the nut holding the spindle had vibrated loose and came off and the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th August 2019, 19:45
Replies: 40
Views: 5,113
Posted By stevekelly10
Looks like the new Captain is going to have his...

Looks like the new Captain is going to have his hands full :) https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/hms-queen-elizabeth-3bn-warship-floods-weekly-admits-captain/ar-AAGzbno?ocid=spartandhp
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th August 2019, 18:54
Replies: 44
Views: 6,608
Posted By stevekelly10
Sorry Pat my memory is not what it use to be :(...

Sorry Pat my memory is not what it use to be :( But the cranes capacity was definitely over 200 tons each and even better they could be operated in tandem by one operator using the remote control !...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th August 2019, 22:13
Replies: 44
Views: 6,608
Posted By stevekelly10
One of the last jobs I was involved in, when I...

One of the last jobs I was involved in, when I worked at Lairds was a major upgrade of the cranes in the building hall. They could even be operated by remote control, whilst standing on the floor of...
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