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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: Nautical Colleges Yesterday, 11:44
Replies: 176
Views: 45,338
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I went to GCNS during the same period. A finer...

I went to GCNS during the same period. A finer group of lecturers could not be found! I went to London for Masters at the Poly. No reason than just to have something different. What a...
Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 01:30
Replies: 16
Views: 2,472
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Here is a painting I did of Baltroverů about 12...

Here is a painting I did of Baltroverů about 12 years ago. The client sailed in Baltrover from Liverpool to Halifax in 1941.

Stephen
Forum: Say Hello 11th November 2019, 01:37
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Stephen J. Card
1000 hrs more to go? Good luck! For ...

1000 hrs more to go? Good luck!

For Cayzers, I would suggest buying the World Ship Society book, THE CLAN LINE. Excellent. Look through the Gallery here on SN. Lots of stuff.

...
Forum: Ship Research 10th November 2019, 12:07
Replies: 23
Views: 1,037
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Stein, I 'almost' went into yachts. I was...

Stein,

I 'almost' went into yachts. I was offered a job on a large motor yacht, built 1928, JEZEBEL, now TALIGHTA G. As soon as I got on board I felt regret. Everyone was 'MN', not yachties. ...
Forum: The Bridge 5th November 2019, 19:44
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Howard, I think it works now. Stephen

Howard, I think it works now.

Stephen
Forum: The Bridge 5th November 2019, 19:35
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Same here. Difference between then and today ...

Same here. Difference between then and today is the paperwork!

In SEVONIA TEAM... 100,000 dwt OBO you didn't need to be tell if the rudder was moved. The whole superstructure swayed and...
Forum: The Bridge 5th November 2019, 18:09
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I remember orders from Master, OOW or Pilot...

I remember orders from Master, OOW or Pilot varied, depending what we were actually doing.

If the order is Port Ten or Starboard 5 etc might well be rudder. If you said 'Easy' or ...
Forum: The Bridge 5th November 2019, 15:20
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Here is a telemotor. It shows the same or...

Here is a telemotor. It shows the same or very similar of the telemotor on THOMAS HARDIE.

It definitely is the telemotor and the 'bowl at top is simply the topping up tank for the ...
Forum: The Bridge 5th November 2019, 00:40
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Barrie, Here a couple of photos of T....

Barrie,

Here a couple of photos of T. Hardie. 'Low' is an understatement!

I wonder how they could so anything in the wheelhouse. If you were over 5' 06", don't bother apply for a job!...
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 23:27
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Stephen J. Card
It would not be a gyro repeater. In that...

It would not be a gyro repeater. In that position and height it would be of no use. It is too low to see anything over the bridge window sill. Item 1 is simply the telemotor and might, or might...
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 22:56
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Stephen J. Card
This 'thing' is practically the same set up as...

This 'thing' is practically the same set up as Titanic. Wheel with shaft running under the binnacle or to the side of it, to the telemotor. The top would be the rudder indicator. Might not be...
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 18:02
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Stephen J. Card
History of the ship Christoforos (THOMAS...

History of the ship Christoforos

(THOMAS HARDIE)

The ship with its 15 crew members left the port of Volos, loaded with 2.600 tons of concrete, early in the morning of the 2nd of October 1983...
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 03:30
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thomas Hardie when new.

Thomas Hardie when new.
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 03:18
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Howard, You definitely get the prize for...

Howard,

You definitely get the prize for this one. You win a bottle of telemotor hydraulic fluid... might come in red or white, possibly French!

Look at the original photo. You can see the...
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 03:09
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I suggest we go back to No. 1 & 2 Not a gyro ...

I suggest we go back to No. 1 & 2 Not a gyro repeater.

Went through a very Sperry book and nothing looks like a gyro repeater in their works and this is from the 1920s. See:...
Forum: Ship Research 1st November 2019, 11:38
Replies: 30
Views: 1,257
Posted By Stephen J. Card
[QUOTE=Criffh;3011481] The catering was...

[QUOTE=Criffh;3011481]
The catering was appalling. The chief steward allowed one egg per person for breakfast, QUOTE]


The breakthrough was about March/April 1972. TWO eggs, per man, per...
Forum: Ship Research 1st November 2019, 00:52
Replies: 30
Views: 1,257
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I wondered where Clyde Shipping came up with the...

I wondered where Clyde Shipping came up with the name NEEDLES?


Can't forget the rest... Crinan, Graigallian, Ormsary, Morar, Gleddock, Arisaig.

Then the 'big' bulkers.... the Naess ...
Forum: Ship Research 31st October 2019, 01:36
Replies: 30
Views: 1,257
Posted By Stephen J. Card
EIGHT ships named WELLPARK No. 1. 1888 ...

EIGHT ships named WELLPARK

No. 1. 1888
No 2. 1893
No. 3. 1904
No. 4. 1918
No. 5. 1930
No. 6 1946
No. 7 1958 Formerly NEEDLES Ore Carrier
No. 8 1977 ...
Forum: Ship Research 31st October 2019, 00:35
Replies: 30
Views: 1,257
Posted By Stephen J. Card
:-) Have not mentioned two others......

:-)

Have not mentioned two others... GLEDDOCH and NAESS TRADER.

I was in the schoolship WELLPARK. She is a bulker, not like the ore boats.
Forum: Ship Research 30th October 2019, 21:27
Replies: 30
Views: 1,257
Posted By Stephen J. Card
LOL. I head from one of the lads on one of...

LOL. I head from one of the lads on one of the little ore boats, "Berthed and opened the hatches. Have a cuppa, closed the hatches and we were back across the Atlantic!"


You were in Crinan...
Forum: Ship Research 30th October 2019, 08:00
Replies: 30
Views: 1,257
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Seven Islands. I was there two years ago... ...

Seven Islands.

I was there two years ago... on a cruise!

When I saw Sept Iles on the itinerary I thought, "What are we going to do, go to see the ore terminal?" Anyhow, not what I remembered...
Forum: Ship Research 29th October 2019, 07:20
Replies: 30
Views: 1,257
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Were these ships that bad? Ore carrier might go...

Were these ships that bad? Ore carrier might go to the bottom in seconds? What about the brand new ships with ore? Newest gear, new ships, well found etc etc. What about DERBYSHIRE? What...
Forum: Ship Research 28th October 2019, 15:47
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Michael, Go to: getty images savarona ...

Michael,

Go to: getty images savarona plan

Might not be what you want, but I would suggest you contact Blohn & Voss in Hamburg. They would probably have the plans (unless destroyed in...
Forum: Ship Research 28th October 2019, 15:36
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hi Michael, Sent a msg to g.mail. ...

Hi Michael,

Sent a msg to g.mail.

Don't panic!

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 27th October 2019, 21:01
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Oh dear. Too much to pay for the information ...

Oh dear. Too much to pay for the information and the plans?

Next time you need some plans... do some time on research. The plans are available on the WWW for $400. If had found that...
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