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Search: Posts Made By: norm.h
Forum: Computers and The Internet 21st January 2020, 11:42
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By norm.h
Not a good idea to respond to any spam or junk -...

Not a good idea to respond to any spam or junk - it merely confirms your email address is genuine.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 16th January 2020, 20:28
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By norm.h
Is this link any help? ...

Is this link any help?
https://www.wikihow.tech/Block-Junk-Mail-on-Hotmail
Forum: Computers and The Internet 20th December 2019, 15:07
Replies: 35
Views: 2,141
Posted By norm.h
There's a dedicated Linux thread here, though...

There's a dedicated Linux thread here, though certainly not oversubscribed.
https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=153346&highlight=Linux

In the meantime, have you looked here?:...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 20th December 2019, 12:43
Replies: 35
Views: 2,141
Posted By norm.h
I'm a Linux user, and proud of it. I...

I'm a Linux user, and proud of it.
I "emigrated" from Windows about 10 years ago, and have never looked back.

What I read about Windows 10 gives me the impression it's very much a "marmite"...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th December 2019, 12:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,686
Posted By norm.h
Wow.............thanks for that.

Wow.............thanks for that.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th December 2019, 17:55
Replies: 15
Views: 1,686
Posted By norm.h
woops.............:mad:

woops.............:mad:
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th December 2019, 13:57
Replies: 15
Views: 1,686
Posted By norm.h
Source of image: ...

Source of image: ...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th December 2019, 19:50
Replies: 35
Views: 2,141
Posted By norm.h
Er, Microsoft.............? I hesitate to...

Er, Microsoft.............?

I hesitate to ask this, but have you considered Linux?
You won't get Photoshop, but you will get, [free and by default] GIMP....
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th December 2019, 14:02
Replies: 35
Views: 2,141
Posted By norm.h
Have you considered LibreOffice? ...

Have you considered LibreOffice?

https://www.techradar.com/uk/reviews/libreoffice
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th December 2019, 18:36
Replies: 18
Views: 1,088
Posted By norm.h
Cool Is this any help? "If you no longer use...

Is this any help?

"If you no longer use InstallShield® unInstaller, you can permanently remove this software and thus isuninst.exe from your PC. To do this, press the Windows key + R at the same...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th December 2019, 13:03
Replies: 18
Views: 1,088
Posted By norm.h
I have taken the liberty of asking elsewhere -...

I have taken the liberty of asking elsewhere - :confused:
Forum: Tall ships 19th November 2019, 10:41
Replies: 104
Views: 35,196
Posted By norm.h
I thought I had a vague recollection of seeing...

I thought I had a vague recollection of seeing the Pamir and the Passat in Barry No 2 dock.

"They could not unload at Penarth, so spent some time there while the owner considered other...
Forum: Tall ships 18th November 2019, 17:36
Replies: 104
Views: 35,196
Posted By norm.h
Not about the Pamir as such, but in response to: ...

Not about the Pamir as such, but in response to:




My discharge book was issued from the Barry office in 1955, and I signed off my last voyage in Barry in 1960.
Given how busy Barry Docks...
Forum: Say Hello 10th November 2019, 13:42
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By norm.h
There was but it closed down - earlier this year...

There was but it closed down - earlier this year I believe, but..................have a look here

http://www.bluestarline.org/
Forum: The Galley 2nd November 2019, 16:06
Replies: 34
Views: 3,668
Posted By norm.h
Australia Star (1) early 1950s Galley located...

Australia Star (1) early 1950s
Galley located aft of No3 hatch
Forum: Say Hello 29th October 2019, 19:19
Replies: 23
Views: 1,989
Posted By norm.h
First job ashore [1960] was as a maintenance...

First job ashore [1960] was as a maintenance fitter in a chemical works making silicones. Stayed there for 3 years.

Then went as a maintenance fitter to a brand new power station in South Wales....
Forum: The Engine Room 29th September 2019, 18:28
Replies: 39
Views: 6,166
Posted By norm.h
Is there any truth in this? Source: ...

Is there any truth in this?
Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/shipping-pollution-sea-open-loop-scrubber-carbon-dioxide-environment-a9123181.html

"Global shipping companies have...
Forum: The Engine Room 20th September 2019, 21:51
Replies: 16
Views: 2,331
Posted By norm.h
Thanks will do - fit it in with the rugby ...

Thanks will do - fit it in with the rugby (Thumb)
Forum: The Engine Room 18th September 2019, 12:45
Replies: 16
Views: 2,331
Posted By norm.h
My thanks again to henry1, for his insight into...

My thanks again to henry1, for his insight into VLCCs, but what of other vessels such as cruise liners, general cargo vessels, and even coasters?
Forum: The Engine Room 13th September 2019, 14:42
Replies: 16
Views: 2,331
Posted By norm.h
Thank you again. Compared with my limited...

Thank you again.
Compared with my limited experiences, it all sounds a bit boring.
No fun like the main breaker jumping out on the evening 8-12 when the bridge switched the radar on!
Forum: The Engine Room 13th September 2019, 13:38
Replies: 16
Views: 2,331
Posted By norm.h
Yes indeed, very informative - thank you. More...

Yes indeed, very informative - thank you.
More questions - are the oil purifiers fully self-cleaning, are the bilge pumps fully automatic, and what would be the regime for transferring fuel oil from...
Forum: The Engine Room 13th September 2019, 13:32
Replies: 16
Views: 2,331
Posted By norm.h
Good question, and one I should perhaps have...

Good question, and one I should perhaps have included in the OP.
Forum: The Engine Room 13th September 2019, 12:41
Replies: 16
Views: 2,331
Posted By norm.h
Modern engine rooms - a query.

Last night I watched Monster Ships on the Yesterday channel, and it struck me that I know absolutely nothing about how modern day engine rooms are manned.

So can this old guy who was in several...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 31st August 2019, 13:24
Replies: 41
Views: 18,926
Posted By norm.h
Towards the end of May 1959 I went back to the...

Towards the end of May 1959 I went back to the Pool, and was sent to Avonmouth as a relief junior engineer on the Rushpool.
I must have made an impression on the Chief, because when it was time for...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th July 2019, 12:04
Replies: 73
Views: 9,258
Posted By norm.h
"The vessel's owners said it was fully complying...

"The vessel's owners said it was fully complying with regulations and was in international waters when it was approached.

It said there no reported injuries among the 23 crew members, who are...
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