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Search: Posts Made By: chris8527
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 21:50
Replies: 73
Views: 7,125
Posted By chris8527
I agree. There are navy ships "out of the gazoo"...

I agree. There are navy ships "out of the gazoo" up there but how many are Royal Navy ships? One! Count them. One! But God forbid that would be the reason why two British-flagged tankers were...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 21:23
Replies: 73
Views: 7,125
Posted By chris8527
Well it didn't take long for a Leftie with Trump...

Well it didn't take long for a Leftie with Trump Derangement Syndrome to blame Trump for this. I would have thought that it would have taken more than just a few hours. Just who would Trump have...
Forum: The Engine Room 11th December 2018, 16:41
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By chris8527
I wouldn't be surprised if Google crashed under...

I wouldn't be surprised if Google crashed under the onslaught of SN'ers looking up the meaning of this magnificent word.(Jester)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 29th May 2018, 20:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By chris8527
In OpenOffice, the TAB key most definitely...

In OpenOffice, the TAB key most definitely deletes the highlighted text. This is obviously a difference between OpenOffice and Word which I cannot explain.

To move a block of text in...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th May 2018, 18:31
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By chris8527
I assume that, after selecting the text to be...

I assume that, after selecting the text to be moved, you are using the left button on the mousepad and the mousepad itself, simultaneously, to effect the move.

Chris
Forum: Computers and The Internet 26th May 2018, 16:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By chris8527
I tried it and it worked for me. I am using Open...

I tried it and it worked for me. I am using Open Office version 4.1.5
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 5th October 2017, 23:22
Replies: 161
Views: 10,229
Posted By chris8527
I purchased a copy from Amazon today. If anyone...

I purchased a copy from Amazon today. If anyone wants it after I have received and read it, PM me.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 22nd December 2016, 00:08
Replies: 6
Views: 2,628
Posted By chris8527
I came across this posting after my third evening...

I came across this posting after my third evening cocktail; it sure did bring tears to my eyes!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd April 2016, 19:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,754
Posted By chris8527
Congratulations ..Stephen Card

Congratulations to fellow member, Stephen Card, for having 2 of his paintings on permanent display in the Crow's Nest on HAL's newest ship, Koningsdam.

Quite an honor and well-deserved.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 1st April 2016, 15:44
Replies: 5
Views: 1,451
Posted By chris8527
Hi Kevin, yes, that's Pete, last photo on...

Hi Kevin,

yes, that's Pete, last photo on top row. He died last year on his 62nd. birthday. I only have one other photo of him, I think. If you can recall any stories about him during his time...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 28th March 2016, 00:20
Replies: 5
Views: 1,451
Posted By chris8527
Peter Jordan

Looking for anyone who may have sailed with my brother, Peter Jordan, in the 1970's and possibly 1980's.

He was a Marconi R.O. and served in Ben Line, UK east coast colliers and English channel...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd March 2016, 22:48
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By chris8527
Look for a book titled "Ons Mooiste...

Look for a book titled "Ons Mooiste Koopvaardijschepen" by Arne Zuidhoek. It is truly a beautiful book.

I have Part 1 (Deel 1) which covers Vraachtschepen from 1945-1970 so I guess there are...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 13th December 2015, 15:58
Replies: 26
Views: 6,113
Posted By chris8527
I reluctantly took my first cruise in 2003,...

I reluctantly took my first cruise in 2003, giving in to some pressure from my wife. Since then, I have taken another 17, including 5 trans-Atlantics and a couple of Panama Canal trips, and have...
Forum: BP Shipping 30th June 2015, 03:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,972
Posted By chris8527
Picture opens ok with Acrobat Reader for me.

Picture opens ok with Acrobat Reader for me.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 11th May 2015, 22:09
Replies: 20
Views: 3,348
Posted By chris8527
It's more difficult to opt-in than opt-out. You...

It's more difficult to opt-in than opt-out. You have absolute freedom of choice when it comes to what you want to do on-board. I cruise extensively, 3 or 4 times a year. I might go to an evening...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 30th January 2015, 22:13
Replies: 13
Views: 3,286
Posted By chris8527
Never mind. I see it's already posted.

Never mind. I see it's already posted.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 30th January 2015, 22:11
Replies: 13
Views: 3,286
Posted By chris8527
I'd love to buy a copy. Assuming that it's...

I'd love to buy a copy. Assuming that it's available on-line, can you post a link?

Thanks...Chris
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 9th January 2015, 21:31
Replies: 55
Views: 13,619
Posted By chris8527
Sounds a bit like Costa Rica who also have no...

Sounds a bit like Costa Rica who also have no armed forces and no defense budget. I'm pretty sure they have some sort of arrangement with the USA so they could rely on US intervention if it were to...
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 9th January 2015, 16:58
Replies: 55
Views: 13,619
Posted By chris8527
I read something this morning, somewhere on the...

I read something this morning, somewhere on the internet, that the British Government had to call up a couple of US planes to help them track a suspected Russian submarine somewhere off Faslane. The...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th January 2014, 22:44
Replies: 4,191
Views: 782,250
Posted By chris8527
Just trying to emulate our posh English cousins...

Just trying to emulate our posh English cousins and the Queen, old chap! Isn't that they way she would pronounce it?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th January 2014, 19:41
Replies: 4,191
Views: 782,250
Posted By chris8527
Looks like she'll be raised in June

http://www.aol.com/article/2014/01/10/shipwrecked-concordia-to-be-removed-in-june/20805218/?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000058&
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th November 2013, 23:11
Replies: 4,191
Views: 782,250
Posted By chris8527
Not to speak of using the lifeboats as tenders in...

Not to speak of using the lifeboats as tenders in some ports and drills using inflatables in the ships' pools.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 18th October 2013, 13:56
Replies: 7
Views: 2,728
Posted By chris8527
A good read and a far cry from the passies in...

A good read and a far cry from the passies in which I sailed!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th September 2013, 21:14
Replies: 4,191
Views: 782,250
Posted By chris8527
Looks like the starboard bridge wing is out of...

Looks like the starboard bridge wing is out of the water.
Forum: BP Shipping 3rd September 2013, 13:14
Replies: 59
Views: 14,665
Posted By chris8527
Now that's a name I haven't heard in almost 50...

Now that's a name I haven't heard in almost 50 years.

I can't say that I actually knew him but I knew of him by reputation when I sailed in Orsova in '66.

The story, and I don't know if...
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