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Search: Posts Made By: Keltic Star
Forum: Ship Research 3rd December 2016, 06:28
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By Keltic Star
Never use foam insulation below the waterline due...

Never use foam insulation below the waterline due to condensation build up resulting in severe black mold. Having said that, high density, closed cell, polyurethane foam is commonly used between...
Forum: Passenger Liners 23rd September 2016, 06:37
Replies: 34
Views: 4,663
Posted By Keltic Star
One got a better exchange rate on a bar of...

One got a better exchange rate on a bar of officers Lux toilet soap than a bar of crews Lifebuoy carbolic. (Hippy)
Forum: Passenger Liners 21st September 2016, 07:07
Replies: 34
Views: 4,663
Posted By Keltic Star
Having owned a bar in Portugal during another...

Having owned a bar in Portugal during another life, I fully agree. Coffee filters will affect the taste and it's just not done.(MAD)

Please treat vintage port with the respect it deserves. It is...
Forum: Passenger Liners 20th September 2016, 06:36
Replies: 34
Views: 4,663
Posted By Keltic Star
Linje (Line) Aquavit ... and what a fine drop of...

Linje (Line) Aquavit ... and what a fine drop of plonk that is but if I recall, one cannot consume it before 3 pm in Norway.

Stein...?
Forum: Passenger Liners 20th September 2016, 06:31
Replies: 34
Views: 4,663
Posted By Keltic Star
Normal practice is to decant it as best as one...

Normal practice is to decant it as best as one can under the circumstances. At wholesale duty free prices losing a drop or two in the process isn't going to break the bank.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 18th September 2016, 05:33
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By Keltic Star
I don't think Epson is interested in the fact...

I don't think Epson is interested in the fact that I am happy to use generic inks in their printers.

However, I Googled Epson XP-55 and found that is a specialized photo printer that uses Claria...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th September 2016, 05:03
Replies: 36
Views: 2,759
Posted By Keltic Star
Don't waste the money Samsette. With those ears...

Don't waste the money Samsette. With those ears he can run free before the wind
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th September 2016, 04:54
Replies: 36
Views: 2,759
Posted By Keltic Star
A wonderful pipe dream indeed. To sail into...

A wonderful pipe dream indeed. To sail into European ports and act as the UK's headquarters during Brexit negotiations would really put it up the EU leaders noses. Or, would that be considered...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 17th September 2016, 05:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By Keltic Star
As others have said, there are good generic inks...

As others have said, there are good generic inks available in the UK and supermarket ones don't make the cut. Anyone buying genuine ones has more bucks than brains or supports excessive corporate...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 16th September 2016, 07:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By Keltic Star
Epson does indeed embed a chip in its ink...

Epson does indeed embed a chip in its ink cartridges and when a non Epson one is put in it ask if you really want to use it. Just answer yes and there is no further argument from the machine.

I...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 16th September 2016, 07:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By Keltic Star
Is it a wireless printer which may not be set up...

Is it a wireless printer which may not be set up properly to communicate with your computer?
Forum: Ship Research 23rd August 2016, 04:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,604
Posted By Keltic Star
On one small cruise ship we had under management...

On one small cruise ship we had under management we did a deal with our local medical practice. They supplied one of their doctors for a month about in exchange for free first class air and a good...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd August 2016, 04:12
Replies: 13
Views: 1,604
Posted By Keltic Star
You should be in the Masters debt for the rest of...

You should be in the Masters debt for the rest of your life. (Jester)
Forum: Ship Research 22nd August 2016, 05:55
Replies: 13
Views: 1,604
Posted By Keltic Star
I don't know about WW.1 but any British ship that...

I don't know about WW.1 but any British ship that carried/carries more than 12 passengers must have a doctor on board. No doctor required with 12 or less or even no passengers.

On ships I sailed...
Forum: The Engine Room 15th August 2016, 08:20
Replies: 208
Views: 15,829
Posted By Keltic Star
Exactly my experience on ships that I sailed on...

Exactly my experience on ships that I sailed on and in later life, as an Agent, on all ships regardless of flag or nationality that I was invited to have lunch on board.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 21st July 2016, 07:25
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By Keltic Star
You also have the print (and print preview)...

You also have the print (and print preview) command under "File" in the menu bar at the top of the page.
Forum: Prince Line 5th July 2016, 05:29
Replies: 52
Views: 21,838
Posted By Keltic Star
Brian Ditchburn was C/O on the maiden voyage of...

Brian Ditchburn was C/O on the maiden voyage of the Tudor Prince.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 3rd July 2016, 05:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By Keltic Star
Very sad news of one so talented to be taken at...

Very sad news of one so talented to be taken at such a young age.
Rest in Peace Ms. Aherne
Forum: Computers and The Internet 19th May 2016, 02:36
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By Keltic Star
Very sorry to hear the bad news, I just hope you...

Very sorry to hear the bad news, I just hope you have all your data backed up.

Try just shutting it down and restatring. Some times that may bring it back to life. But, 10 years old and running...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 12th May 2016, 07:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,727
Posted By Keltic Star
Dump he lot and use AVG Free. I have used this...

Dump he lot and use AVG Free. I have used this program on all computers for the last 12 years including my Smartphone and not a single problem.

It's so good that I had a rare pang of guilt a...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 12th May 2016, 06:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,874
Posted By Keltic Star
Dump Norton, download AVG Free and try again.

Dump Norton, download AVG Free and try again.
Forum: Say Hello 10th May 2016, 05:00
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By Keltic Star
Wow, considering communications in those days, it...

Wow, considering communications in those days, it didn't take Royal Mail Lines long to cut of his allotment.
Forum: Prince Line 4th May 2016, 06:44
Replies: 12
Views: 3,231
Posted By Keltic Star
Ibby: My apologies, we seem to have...

Ibby:

My apologies, we seem to have unintentionally Shanghaied your thread but thanks for the opening. Please join in with your Prince Line experiences plus there are quite a few other ex-Furness...
Forum: Prince Line 4th May 2016, 06:35
Replies: 12
Views: 3,231
Posted By Keltic Star
It was all good, we learned a lot about human...

It was all good, we learned a lot about human nature with some of what we considered bad guys during our apprenticeships. I don't regret one moment of my time with Prince Line/Furness Withy and in...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 2nd May 2016, 05:46
Replies: 94
Views: 12,704
Posted By Keltic Star
Fascinating piece of nostalgia but what a lot of...

Fascinating piece of nostalgia but what a lot of manpower involved in processing each single cheque in those days and it appears that two countries collected stamp duty out of the deal.
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