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Forum: The Engine Room 17th November 2018, 20:01
Replies: 82
Views: 20,557
Posted By 760J9
Remains of the south shields doxford

The "South Shields Doxford" had been the single cylinder prototype built by Doxfords but at Palmers Hill, formerly Dickensons steam engine works, at the west end of J.L.Thompsons yard, a couple of...
Forum: The Engine Room 4th December 2016, 10:21
Replies: 82
Views: 20,557
Posted By 760J9
There is some kind of a childish spate between...

There is some kind of a childish spate between Tyne and Wear Museums and Beamish about funding that has apparently meant people can't go into see it. it is in the Regional Museums Store where large...
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd December 2016, 20:44
Replies: 82
Views: 20,557
Posted By 760J9
Here is a picture of the 580JS3 engines fitted to...

Here is a picture of the 580JS3 engines fitted to the Ellerman ships One of these engines is preserved at The Beamish Open Air Museum in County Durham
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd December 2016, 20:31
Replies: 82
Views: 20,557
Posted By 760J9
Last Doxford engine?

The last Doxford ever built was engine number 477, a 760J4 for the Canadian Pioneer, a Laker built by Port Weller drydocks in 1980. The last British ship fitted withna Doxford engine was Badagry...
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd December 2016, 01:13
Replies: 82
Views: 20,557
Posted By 760J9
The last doxford engine

Hello
The last Doxford engine ever built was a 760J4CR, engine number 477 for Canadian Pioneer, a laker built at Port Weller Drydock, Canada in 1980. The engine was built at Doxford Engine Works...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd December 2016, 00:24
Replies: 9
Views: 4,696
Posted By 760J9
dorington court liberty ships

Just read your post about Dorington Court. Had a bit to do with helping Peter Ephick write his book on Liberty Ships. introduced him to the late Patrick Thompson (last of JL Thompson shipbuilding...
Forum: Ship Research 15th April 2013, 20:01
Replies: 1
Views: 2,253
Posted By 760J9
Original Doxford 60LB3 engine (yard and engine...

Original Doxford 60LB3 engine (yard and engine number 698) the ship was re engined about 1964, possibly at Taikoo. The engine from the British Lady was also a Doxford 600LB3 but built by Hawthorn...
Forum: The Engine Room 22nd February 2013, 23:17
Replies: 38
Views: 20,116
Posted By 760J9
If you are still looking for info on Turret...

If you are still looking for info on Turret ships, I have the 1896 edition of the North East Coast Institute of Engineers and Shipbuilders transactions that includes the discussion on Turret ship...
Forum: Passenger Liners 20th October 2008, 23:22
Replies: 3
Views: 1,253
Posted By 760J9
I've always wondered, but never got round to...

I've always wondered, but never got round to asking. Thank you both for taking the time to reply
Tom
Forum: Passenger Liners 19th October 2008, 23:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,253
Posted By 760J9
Qe2 Lifeboats

On the starboard side of the QE2 there are ten lifeboats; one red "open" boat, six white "open boats", two small "cabin cruisers", one larger "cabin cruiser". Can someone say what the functions of...
Forum: Ship Research 15th October 2008, 01:07
Replies: 91
Views: 57,293
Posted By 760J9
Sheaf Crest and Sheaf Field were Sunderland...

Sheaf Crest and Sheaf Field were Sunderland shipbuilders (laings Doxfords, Thompsons) version of a liberty ship replacement, but the only two that were built. Armadale (Ron Stringer, Oct. 8th) was...
Forum: The Engine Room 12th October 2008, 23:29
Replies: 76
Views: 25,141
Posted By 760J9
Hello Stores Wanstead Doxford 670LB5, 5500 BHP,...

Hello Stores
Wanstead Doxford 670LB5, 5500 BHP, Scotts engine works no. 728 in 1949
Wendover Doxford 670LB5, 5500 BHP, Scotts engine works no. 729 in 1950
Woodford Doxford 670LB5, 5500 BHP, Scotts...
Forum: The Engine Room 12th October 2008, 23:20
Replies: 23
Views: 4,051
Posted By 760J9
Definitely not a Doxford, even more definitely...

Definitely not a Doxford, even more definitely not an LB or LBD
Forum: Ship Research 25th December 2007, 20:54
Replies: 9
Views: 7,495
Posted By 760J9
Bobs is right to give the shipbuilders their...

Bobs is right to give the shipbuilders their correct names for Borgsten, Naess Crusader and Nordic Chieftain at the time they were built, but they were all built in the same yard, on the same berth,...
Forum: Royal Navy 17th October 2007, 23:14
Replies: 23
Views: 11,514
Posted By 760J9
Thanks Raymond, thanks Bruce, some of this will...

Thanks Raymond, thanks Bruce, some of this will help to make an old timer happy
much appreciated
tom
Forum: United States Navy 17th October 2007, 23:04
Replies: 2
Views: 1,985
Posted By 760J9
landing craft world war 2

An elderly man, who lives in my village in County Durham, Engalnd, an ex crew member of landing craft LCI (l) 381 whilst it was on loan from USA to UK in WW2 is looking for a decent quality picture...
Forum: Royal Navy 15th October 2007, 23:20
Replies: 23
Views: 11,514
Posted By 760J9
landing craft world war 2

An old man in the village where I live served on LCI L 381 during the war. he is seeking a picture of it or one of its kind. I'm a post war baby and have only been involved with merchant ships. I...
Forum: Ellerman 22nd September 2007, 22:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By 760J9
Tried to do this, but a box requires confirmation...

Tried to do this, but a box requires confirmation that I have permission from ther photographer to do so. None of the postcards have any reference to the photographer, so I cant get permission,...
Forum: Ellerman 22nd September 2007, 22:26
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By 760J9
deleted pictures

deleted pictures
Forum: Cunard 21st September 2007, 22:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,919
Posted By 760J9
Not exactly an answer to your question , but is...

Not exactly an answer to your question , but is seems pitiful that we have the will and will find the money (20 to 30 milllion),to keep an overseas bound oil painting in a UK gallery, but we don't...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 29th August 2007, 17:46
Replies: 50
Views: 25,452
Posted By 760J9
Thanks Doxfordman, thanks steviej. Twenty five...

Thanks Doxfordman, thanks steviej. Twenty five years on it just gets more interesting. Glad so many contribute their Doxford knowledge & experiences in SN
tom
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 28th August 2007, 22:49
Replies: 50
Views: 25,452
Posted By 760J9
Evolution of the Doxford "Oil" engine, apparently...

Evolution of the Doxford "Oil" engine, apparently it is sacrelige to refer to it as a Diesel, is as follows
The "L" as in Yngaren's 540L4 engine. L is generally regarded to be LONG (cylinder bore...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 8th August 2007, 22:01
Replies: 1,090
Views: 187,806
Posted By 760J9
Dave Ramwell and Tim Madge wrote a very detailed...

Dave Ramwell and Tim Madge wrote a very detailed book on the loss of the Derbyshire and accounts of her sisters. included are a lot of diagrams and several photos including the wreck of Kowloon...
Forum: Ship Research 26th July 2007, 00:22
Replies: 10
Views: 5,111
Posted By 760J9
tom scott. Have a lot of test data and Doxford...

tom scott.
Have a lot of test data and Doxford Engine works reports on Seahorse. The info you have is correct. Seahorse never entered service. Container ships fitted with 580JS3 engines, ten built,...
Forum: Ship Research 26th July 2007, 00:09
Replies: 7
Views: 2,505
Posted By 760J9
Tom Scott. worked on Sheaf Tyne during...

Tom Scott. worked on Sheaf Tyne during construction at J.L.Thompsons, North Sands yard (by then part of Doxford & Sunderland Shipb. & Eng co).
Yard no 719. on305450. 51735 dwt Bulk carrier, bulbous...
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