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Search: Posts Made By: Ron Stringer
Forum: Say Hello 3rd July 2020, 10:18
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Ron Stringer
The 'Edit' button only remains active (and...

The 'Edit' button only remains active (and visible) for about a day following the initial posting. Thereafter, you will need assistance from a moderator or the Admin desk to change the content of...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd July 2020, 10:11
Replies: 41
Views: 1,810
Posted By Ron Stringer
"I joined Mimco at Liverpool, 67’ which with a...

"I joined Mimco at Liverpool, 67’ which with a few exceptions was ‘my’ depot.
Never once in my joining or leaving a ship did I hear this morse code summoning."

It was normal practice at Liverpool...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 2nd July 2020, 16:51
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Ron Stringer
Golfito always tied up on the same berth on the 7...

Golfito always tied up on the same berth on the 7 trips I did on her but I couldn't tell you the berth number or name. I can remember that it was but a short stroll from my regular first stop ashore,...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th June 2020, 14:02
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By Ron Stringer
If I remember correctly, those frequencies were...

If I remember correctly, those frequencies were standard intership R/T frequencies - not specific to fishing vessels. I certainly recall 2241 on at least one ship that I sailed on and I'm sure that...
Forum: The Radio Room 26th June 2020, 10:18
Replies: 41
Views: 1,810
Posted By Ron Stringer
In my time at sea, you didn't only call in at the...

In my time at sea, you didn't only call in at the Marconi depot when you were joining a ship but if you wanted to collect your pay and a travel warrant after signing off, you had no other...
Forum: Ship Research 21st June 2020, 19:59
Replies: 122
Views: 46,730
Posted By Ron Stringer
Yacht Delphine

Here is a photo of her taken this morning in Monaco
Forum: The Radio Room 19th June 2020, 09:59
Replies: 114
Views: 16,570
Posted By Ron Stringer
I passed my Radar Maintenance ticket at South...

I passed my Radar Maintenance ticket at South Shields (thank you Jimmy Doig) in 1964 but went back to sea before the exam results came through. The Certificate was sent to the nearest Shipping Office...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 18th June 2020, 12:41
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Ron Stringer
Back in the 1960s MIMCo set up and maintained UHF...

Back in the 1960s MIMCo set up and maintained UHF line-of-sight radiotelephone links to the rigs and platforms off the Humber. They were sited at Tetney just South of Grimsby and Easington near...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th June 2020, 11:36
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By Ron Stringer
Could have been worse, Pete. Other flags than UK...

Could have been worse, Pete. Other flags than UK that were in the Red Duster group were also permitted in the blind transmissions - including those with Z--- callsigns. If I remember correctly, Shell...
Forum: Elder Dempster 16th June 2020, 10:35
Replies: 70
Views: 4,755
Posted By Ron Stringer
I did a trip with a Belfast crew who, I gathered,...

I did a trip with a Belfast crew who, I gathered, were mostly of the Orange persuasion. For the first two or three months the ship was riven with suspicion and accusations of who was a Fenian and who...
Forum: The Radio Room 6th June 2020, 17:25
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Ron Stringer
Violet Wallace nee Mackenzie

Here is an article about her
Forum: The Radio Room 6th June 2020, 16:01
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Ron Stringer
Australian Woman Radio Engineer

Did any of our members in Australia see this programme? Any more information out there?

https://www.emdrc.com.au/mrs-mac-wwii-cw-trainer/
Forum: Histories 30th May 2020, 17:10
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Ron Stringer
Elettra III.

Being back any memories?

https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/1962/custom-research-yacht-3571966/?fbclid=IwAR3s9CUNRCNnyMeVP1nrglOAHyurB15Ty7hSyFAyX7Kgpi2p3D17jmzab8c
Forum: The Radio Room 28th May 2020, 17:15
Replies: 67
Views: 6,599
Posted By Ron Stringer
Keeping your buttocks well clenched I hope.

Keeping your buttocks well clenched I hope.
Forum: Ship Research 28th May 2020, 15:55
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Ron Stringer
I think that the name you are looking for is...

I think that the name you are looking for is "Reventazon". There is some correspondence on here (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=3125&highlight=Reventazon) (posts 1 through 14) and...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th May 2020, 22:00
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By Ron Stringer
This is the link that I intended to post under...

This is the link that I intended to post under the heading "They continue to get bigger and bigger ...."
...
Forum: The Bridge 24th May 2020, 19:31
Replies: 54
Views: 8,858
Posted By Ron Stringer
https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-a...

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/earth-magnetic-field-satellites-space-a9528571.html

Report of increase in South Atlantic Anomaly
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st May 2020, 09:44
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By Ron Stringer
Megayacht

Have a look at the pictures on this site https://www.autoevolution.com/news/shaddai-megayacht-concept-is-literally-a-skyscraper-on-water-143907.html
Forum: Ship Research 14th May 2020, 22:26
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By Ron Stringer
The MOD are only prepared to process a record...

The MOD are only prepared to process a record search if you can provide the full name of the person plus the person's Army number or their date of birth (having both is a bonus).

When trying to...
Forum: The Engine Room 13th May 2020, 09:45
Replies: 45
Views: 2,854
Posted By Ron Stringer
Do I read that telegraph correctly, does it say...

Do I read that telegraph correctly, does it say "CLOSE DOORS"?

What's that?
Forum: Ship Research 7th May 2020, 19:45
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By Ron Stringer
I was on the Golfito which arrived Southampton on...

I was on the Golfito which arrived Southampton on 30th October 1960 from Port Antonio, Jamaica. I went home on leave and rejoined to sail for the West Indies on 8th November 1960.

At that time...
Forum: Ship Research 4th May 2020, 18:05
Replies: 61
Views: 3,453
Posted By Ron Stringer
In 1965 when I sailed on the maiden voyage of ss...

In 1965 when I sailed on the maiden voyage of ss Regent Pembroke we had endless problems with the thyristor-controlled excitation of the main alternators. Several blackouts and much drifting about. ...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th April 2020, 12:53
Replies: 51
Views: 3,265
Posted By Ron Stringer
Correct as always, David. Sorry for that - I'll...

Correct as always, David. Sorry for that - I'll change it now.
Forum: The Radio Room 28th April 2020, 11:35
Replies: 51
Views: 3,265
Posted By Ron Stringer
David, The carriage rules for British ships...

David,

The carriage rules for British ships only required 3cm radar and for most of its existence, MIMCo looked no further than the UK requirements for design criteria for any of its products.
...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th April 2020, 09:44
Replies: 51
Views: 3,265
Posted By Ron Stringer
Sad to say David that MIMCo were not in the least...

Sad to say David that MIMCo were not in the least interested. Market research was never its strong point.

Under MIMCo's then MD, David Furneaux, we received a delegation from Scientific Atlanta...
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