Ships Nostalgia - Search Results
00:56

Welcome
Welcome!Welcome to Ships Nostalgia, the world's greatest online community for people worldwide with an interest in ships and shipping. Whether you are crew, ex-crew, ship enthusiasts or cruisers, this is the forum for you. And what's more, it's completely FREE.

Click here to go to the forums home page and find out more.
Click here to join.
Log in
User Name Password

Showing results 1 to 25 of 283
Search took 2.29 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: alaric
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th August 2019, 21:17
Replies: 27
Views: 2,729
Posted By alaric
Although I have not had any further response to...

Although I have not had any further response to my idea of rotating the rotor with exhaust gas, see #26 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=26) I keep an eye open...
Forum: Tugs 10th August 2019, 11:20
Replies: 44
Views: 3,217
Posted By alaric
We have debated what the initials T I D stand...

We have debated what the initials T I D stand for.
Now what about Y T L?
Being American, could it possibly be Years Too Late??
Forum: Tugs 29th July 2019, 21:12
Replies: 44
Views: 3,217
Posted By alaric
Thanks Bill, I was hoping that your research had...

Thanks Bill, I was hoping that your research had finally pinned it down but it seems it remains a matter of opinion.
I favour Tug Inshore Duty, but it is just an opinion.
Forum: Tugs 29th July 2019, 11:38
Replies: 44
Views: 3,217
Posted By alaric
Looking forward to reading your book Bill. Do you...

Looking forward to reading your book Bill. Do you have a definitive definition of TID?
Would like to know what happened to the African TIDs, east and west after 1973.
Forum: Tugs 29th July 2019, 11:07
Replies: 44
Views: 3,217
Posted By alaric
Thanks, it is me, Dick Goodey you are quoting.

Thanks, it is me, Dick Goodey you are quoting.
Forum: Tugs 29th July 2019, 09:22
Replies: 44
Views: 3,217
Posted By alaric
Does anyone have information on the TID tugs...

Does anyone have information on the TID tugs built by Malta Dockyard in the late 1960s?
Same hull design but powered by a Kelvin diesel and a modern funnel.
3 were delivered to East African...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 21st July 2019, 08:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,749
Posted By alaric
Being an amature boatbuilder myself I would...

Being an amature boatbuilder myself I would really like to find out more Jonathan.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 14th July 2019, 20:22
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By alaric
Was it NZSC's SS Ruahine?

Was it NZSC's SS Ruahine?
Forum: Ship Research 9th July 2019, 23:33
Replies: 41
Views: 2,982
Posted By alaric
Thanks Gleniffer, understood. Pity your engine is...

Thanks Gleniffer, understood. Pity your engine is not one of the DMs.
I believe the engine was popular at the time, the chance of these two engines being built within a month of each other is high....
Forum: Ship Research 9th July 2019, 19:48
Replies: 41
Views: 2,982
Posted By alaric
9 away? Are you referring to serial numbers...

9 away? Are you referring to serial numbers Gleniffer? How do you know DMs engine serials?
Forum: Ship Research 9th July 2019, 09:38
Replies: 41
Views: 2,982
Posted By alaric
Wonderful Barrie. While you were learning your...

Wonderful Barrie.
While you were learning your trade in Jason, I was doing the same thing in Persic....
Forum: Ship Research 8th July 2019, 10:12
Replies: 41
Views: 2,982
Posted By alaric
DMs war, part 2. Written in 1945

DMs war, part 2. Written in 1945
Forum: Ship Research 8th July 2019, 10:09
Replies: 41
Views: 2,982
Posted By alaric
Much more than once Barrie. It seems that...

Much more than once Barrie. It seems that Liverpool became DMs home port for most of the war years when London was closed to large ships.
Attached is the DM chapter of SS&As 'The Flag of the...
Forum: Ship Research 7th July 2019, 09:50
Replies: 41
Views: 2,982
Posted By alaric
The colour photo was taken in Seattle Barrie, not...

The colour photo was taken in Seattle Barrie, not Liverpool. Did DM ever visit Liverpool in normal SS&A service? Would have been there during WW2 no doubt.
Persic, my first SS&A steamer of fond...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th July 2019, 22:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By alaric
The speed runs would normally be made at slack...

The speed runs would normally be made at slack water either side of high or low tide to eliminate tidal effects.
Pat's ship either lost power or had excessive helm on the return run!!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th July 2019, 20:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By alaric
Not just Clyde and Belfast built ships ran their...

Not just Clyde and Belfast built ships ran their trials here. Northern Star, built by Vickers at Newcastle did her tials in the Clyde. I suspect many Vickers ships built in Barrow also did their...
Forum: Ship Research 5th July 2019, 16:21
Replies: 41
Views: 2,982
Posted By alaric
Come the day that 'might' turns to a 'maybe' it...

Come the day that 'might' turns to a 'maybe' it will be too late for both of us!
But good to be on your list Stephen.
Northern Star's boats had Lister engines as did most of SSAs fleet.
Forum: Ship Research 5th July 2019, 12:08
Replies: 41
Views: 2,982
Posted By alaric
If you ever think those volumes need to go to a...

If you ever think those volumes need to go to a new home Stephen, let me know.
I was on the Northern Star for her first four voyages only so didn't see her two boats go.
Not unusual for SSA. I was...
Forum: Ship Research 5th July 2019, 10:14
Replies: 41
Views: 2,982
Posted By alaric
You beat me to it Stephen, I was going to consult...

You beat me to it Stephen, I was going to consult The MOTORSHIP this morning.
Shaw Savill kept a lot of stuff in the Shore Store, but it would not have run to a whole Gleniffer engine. However, the...
Forum: Ship Research 4th July 2019, 21:55
Replies: 41
Views: 2,982
Posted By alaric
Thanks for bringing this thread alive again...

Thanks for bringing this thread alive again Glennifer, I presume your engine is a Glennifer?
At the end of DM's Shaw Savill service she was used as an accommodation ship at the 1962 Seattle Worlds...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th July 2019, 15:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By alaric
Many thanks for your prompt reply Howard. ...

Many thanks for your prompt reply Howard.
Faster than me looking on Google for myself!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th July 2019, 14:43
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By alaric
Clyde Measured Mile

Photographs of new ships undergoing their trial runs in the Clyde often show the Isle of Arran in the background. Others show Bute or Dunoon on the Cowal Peninsula.
Does anyone have a chart showing...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th May 2019, 21:25
Replies: 27
Views: 2,729
Posted By alaric
Have not heard anymore from Norsepower regarding...

Have not heard anymore from Norsepower regarding driving the rotor by exhaust gas, but some further performance figures have just been published in MEM Weekly News;


INDEPENDENT TESTS CONFIRM...
Forum: Ship Research 19th April 2019, 22:13
Replies: 29
Views: 1,654
Posted By alaric
#22...

#22 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=22)
Yes Jackie, it was good business shipping steel both ways, but it was not the same steel.
The outward cargo, made in...
Forum: Ship Research 19th April 2019, 19:43
Replies: 29
Views: 1,654
Posted By alaric
On my first ship, Shaw Savill's Alaric in 1959 we...

On my first ship, Shaw Savill's Alaric in 1959 we always loaded heavy construction steel sections as part of the outward general cargo from UK to Australia and usually loaded rolls of thin steel...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 283

 


Support SN


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.