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Search: Posts Made By: Burntisland
Forum: The Bridge 19th April 2019, 17:49
Replies: 57
Views: 6,466
Posted By Burntisland
I agree. This sounds ridiculous on many levels.

I agree. This sounds ridiculous on many levels.
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 19th April 2019, 17:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By Burntisland
I was born and raised at Port Boca Grande, Fl. I...

I was born and raised at Port Boca Grande, Fl. I recall GYPSUM EMPRESS and GYPSUM KING calling there to load phosphate.
Forum: Ship Research 6th February 2019, 21:45
Replies: 7
Views: 4,493
Posted By Burntisland
I have researched that ship as well and I believe...

I have researched that ship as well and I believe it to be the YARMOUTH CASTLE as well......She was once named EVANGELINE. She was lost in a fire in 1965 en-route to Nassau. The Greek captain was...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd April 2018, 03:27
Replies: 134
Views: 27,948
Posted By Burntisland
You are mistaking MARINE ELECTRIC for MARINE...

You are mistaking MARINE ELECTRIC for MARINE SULFUR QUEEN.
MARINE ELECTRIC went down in the Atlantic north of the entrance to Chesapeake Bay.....MARINE SULFUR QUEEN went down in the Straits of...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd October 2015, 18:37
Replies: 134
Views: 27,948
Posted By Burntisland
I saw El Faro on Monday as I crossed the Dame's...

I saw El Faro on Monday as I crossed the Dame's Point bridge in Jacksonville. She sailed for San Juan the next day. It is reported that sometime on Thursday she communicated loss of propulsion to...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th April 2015, 03:19
Replies: 65
Views: 24,736
Posted By Burntisland
Nice to read your account of Port Boca Grande. ...

Nice to read your account of Port Boca Grande.
The last ship loaded there in 1978 and the port was virtually wiped clean after that. My father worked at the port for 42 years. He and my mother...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 1st April 2015, 17:01
Replies: 65
Views: 24,736
Posted By Burntisland
Baron ships

I was born and raised at Port Boca Grande, Florida and spent all my time on the phosphate loading pier.
On one particular day in 1964 a ship made port to load phosphate for Albright and Wilson...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 28th December 2008, 14:50
Replies: 118
Views: 16,991
Posted By Burntisland
You are correct in your assessment of some...

You are correct in your assessment of some American voters and poll participants. There is a certain ilk here who always wants to be on the winning side. The media in this country purposely...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 28th December 2008, 03:52
Replies: 118
Views: 16,991
Posted By Burntisland
Unfortunately we have NO CHOICE but give him a...

Unfortunately we have NO CHOICE but give him a chance. I get the feeling that Europe has been sold a bunch of B/S about this clown and soon we're all going to see how weak and indecisive he is but...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 28th December 2008, 02:13
Replies: 118
Views: 16,991
Posted By Burntisland
I just read in The Port of Baltimore magazine...

I just read in The Port of Baltimore magazine that SAVANNAH is now in Baltimore for "pre-decommisioning" which is expected to take 5 years and will include removing all nuclear components and...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th December 2008, 21:59
Replies: 14
Views: 3,490
Posted By Burntisland
Captain Wood was a nice old man as I recall. He...

Captain Wood was a nice old man as I recall. He lived in Stonehaven, Scotland. In 2007 I went to Scotland and visited a friend who actually knew Captain Wood's son in law. Yes he passed away in...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th December 2008, 21:55
Replies: 14
Views: 3,490
Posted By Burntisland
Hello Cyril....................Milt Bell...

Hello Cyril....................Milt Bell here.........mascot of Port Boca Grande. Still enjoying your new home I suppose.
Kitch was master of ALBRIGHT when she had that engineroom explosion on 31...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd December 2008, 02:02
Replies: 28
Views: 2,243
Posted By Burntisland
I was going to stay away from this topic but I...

I was going to stay away from this topic but I just can't keep quiet here. For the past month there has been a weekly documentary on tv called "Whale Wars" which chronicles the efforts of the Sea...
Forum: Say Hello 22nd December 2008, 02:46
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By Burntisland
Welcome Meggles.............. You'll find...

Welcome Meggles..............

You'll find plenty of folks on this site eager and willing to help. We all know about matters of the heart regardless of how crusty and hard shelled some of us can...
Forum: The Engine Room 22nd December 2008, 02:38
Replies: 104
Views: 16,279
Posted By Burntisland
I have tinittus as well. Never really discussed...

I have tinittus as well. Never really discussed it with anyone other than my doctor. She thinks it could well be from the mild hypertension I've had since the mid '80s. Funny thing about...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th February 2008, 01:45
Replies: 0
Views: 1,681
Posted By Burntisland
m.v. ORANGE SUN collision in New York

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=tPiwL9nARew

This link is surviellance video which just happened to catch the m.v. ORANGE SUN colliding with the dredge NEW YORK on 24 Jan '08. Does anyone have...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 29th January 2008, 23:27
Replies: 118
Views: 16,991
Posted By Burntisland
I have to laugh sometime when I hear shows on tv...

I have to laugh sometime when I hear shows on tv discussing a nuclear powered ship. A few nights ago on Weapons of War there was an expose' about USS NIMITZ and the narrator kept referring to...
Forum: Ship Research 6th January 2008, 16:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By Burntisland
Thanks men. I had all confidence someone on here...

Thanks men. I had all confidence someone on here would know.

Hey Trott..........I haven't heard from you in so long I thought you'd passed on. Glad to see you're still with us.
Forum: Ship Research 6th January 2008, 01:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By Burntisland
What ship?

Does anyone know the name of the ship used in the 1955 movie DOCTOR AT SEA with Dirk Bogard and Brigitte Bardot? The location link on IMBD only lists Pinewood Studios but anyone who's seen it KNOWS...
Forum: Say Hello 13th November 2007, 02:48
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Burntisland
Welcome Sharon Rose...............Care to post a...

Welcome Sharon Rose...............Care to post a Piccie?
Forum: Cunard 14th October 2007, 04:41
Replies: 23
Views: 4,662
Posted By Burntisland
Seems to me the definition would lie in current...

Seems to me the definition would lie in current deployment. S.S. France was indeed an ocean liner due to the fact that she was "lining" between US ports and Europe. However, when she was sold to...
Forum: Say Hello 8th October 2007, 22:41
Replies: 36
Views: 3,018
Posted By Burntisland
Hmmm.........I don't recognize him either but...

Hmmm.........I don't recognize him either but your trousers fit much better than his do!!!
Forum: Say Hello 7th October 2007, 03:38
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By Burntisland
Welcome aboard. Always glad to have new members....

Welcome aboard. Always glad to have new members. I think you'll find a lot of good people here and a wealth of knowledge as well.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th October 2007, 01:27
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By Burntisland
We're always interested in input and pics from...

We're always interested in input and pics from good people so fire away!
Forum: Say Hello 6th October 2007, 00:59
Replies: 36
Views: 3,018
Posted By Burntisland
Welcome Wench..........term of endearment to be...

Welcome Wench..........term of endearment to be sure. We need more Ladies of The Sea on this site. Thanks for taking up with us and I hope you don't lose your berth on GT.
Milt
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