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Search: Posts Made By: Dickyboy
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th June 2020, 13:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,124
Posted By Dickyboy
RIP Dame Vera. You deserve a statue.

RIP Dame Vera. You deserve a statue.
Forum: Container Vessels 3rd June 2020, 10:57
Replies: 8
Views: 4,618
Posted By Dickyboy
Funnily enough I follow "Atlantic Sail" around on...

Funnily enough I follow "Atlantic Sail" around on AIS. Container/roro. ACL is part of Grimaldi these days. Atlantic Sail is currently in NY. (Sorry I digressed)
Forum: Ship Research 3rd June 2020, 01:22
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Dickyboy
I can't add to this thread, but it's great!...

I can't add to this thread, but it's great! Interesting & informative. Good stuff! :)
Forum: Royal Navy 28th May 2020, 12:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By Dickyboy
I only bought the post up Tongue in Cheek, to...

I only bought the post up Tongue in Cheek, to point out where the priority of spending is, and should be spent, today. :)
Forum: Royal Navy 28th May 2020, 11:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By Dickyboy
Ahem? :) In this day and age....

Ahem? :) In this day and age....
Forum: Say Hello 23rd April 2020, 08:32
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By Dickyboy
Welcome back Orcades2 :)

Welcome back Orcades2 :)
Forum: Royal Navy 21st April 2020, 21:30
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Dickyboy
Thanks for that Stricky (Thumb)

Thanks for that Stricky (Thumb)
Forum: Royal Navy 21st April 2020, 20:05
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Dickyboy
Question HMS Carisbrooke Castle

HMS Carisbrooke Castle. Anyone know anything of her?
Forum: Cunard 19th April 2020, 19:04
Replies: 80
Views: 17,276
Posted By Dickyboy
No, I paid off on 21.12.64.

No, I paid off on 21.12.64.
Forum: Cunard 19th April 2020, 09:10
Replies: 80
Views: 17,276
Posted By Dickyboy
Yes. I bumped into Janette Scott on her.

Yes. I bumped into Janette Scott on her.
Forum: Cunard 19th April 2020, 07:18
Replies: 80
Views: 17,276
Posted By Dickyboy
That's a nice story John. I paid off The Mary on...

That's a nice story John. I paid off The Mary on 21st December that year, so just missed the cruise. She never cruised while I was on her in 64, just Southampton - New York. Though I did a cruise on...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 12th April 2020, 11:38
Replies: 19
Views: 1,532
Posted By Dickyboy
Sad news indeed. A household name even today. RIP

Sad news indeed. A household name even today. RIP
Forum: The Radio Room 5th April 2020, 13:50
Replies: 67
Views: 6,692
Posted By Dickyboy
"Topkapi" A favourite on board, is just about to...

"Topkapi" A favourite on board, is just about to start on BBC2 (UK) at 14.00.

PS I watched it again. It was Carp! I don't know what I saw in it before.
Forum: Passenger Liners 5th April 2020, 13:16
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By Dickyboy
I don't know, but perhaps it's just to get off...

I don't know, but perhaps it's just to get off the berth while the crew deep clean the ships, reducing port fees.
Forum: The Radio Room 30th March 2020, 22:05
Replies: 67
Views: 6,692
Posted By Dickyboy
"Two for the Road" was one of my favourites....

"Two for the Road" was one of my favourites. Romcom road movie, set in Europe about a couples over several years.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 27th February 2020, 17:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,556
Posted By Dickyboy
Here's a google link that might help... :) ...

Here's a google link that might help... :)

Koninklijke Java-China Paketvaart Lijnen
Forum: Ships No More 5th February 2020, 10:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By Dickyboy
It's quite easy really, if a bit time consuming,...

It's quite easy really, if a bit time consuming, still usually a couple of minutes.
Essential is having Realplayer. Play a video from (Say) YouTube, and upload it to Realplayer using the brown tab...
Forum: Ships No More 5th February 2020, 08:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By Dickyboy
I've downloaded it directly from YouTube using...

I've downloaded it directly from YouTube using real player then converted it and put it on a memory stick so that I can watch it full size on my TV with a cuppa & a bikkie. It's just smoko length. :)
Forum: Model Ships 31st January 2020, 07:26
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By Dickyboy
Superb model (Thumb)

Superb model (Thumb)
Forum: Say Hello 29th January 2020, 20:46
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By Dickyboy
Welcome aboard Chris. I was with BP from 67-77....

Welcome aboard Chris. I was with BP from 67-77. Not on any of your ships though. Plenty of BP men about on here.
Forum: Say Hello 22nd January 2020, 08:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By Dickyboy
Lisbet Turkol A coaster we used to come...

Lisbet Turkol

A coaster we used to come across frequently on the Bonny River in the 70s.
I heard that when she returned to Denmark she was wrecked.
Anyone any info on this ship?
She was Danish.
Forum: Say Hello 12th December 2019, 20:07
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Dickyboy
PS Or just do a straightforward Google search of...

PS Or just do a straightforward Google search of SS Merion for pic's etc.
Forum: Say Hello 12th December 2019, 20:01
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Dickyboy
Welcome aboard! This might be a good...

Welcome aboard!

This might be a good Starting Point....

https://www.gjenvick.com/Passengers/Ships/Merion-PassengerLists.html
Forum: Other International Navies 12th December 2019, 19:40
Replies: 7
Views: 2,265
Posted By Dickyboy
I wonder if they ever fixed that Floating Drydock...

I wonder if they ever fixed that Floating Drydock that sank a couple of years ago. Might be of use now if they have.
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 10th December 2019, 20:41
Replies: 9
Views: 3,790
Posted By Dickyboy
I seem to recall an old Red Funnel tender in...

I seem to recall an old Red Funnel tender in service in Gibraltar in the 60s. Or was it another one? I remember chucking heaving lines to her.
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