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Search: Posts Made By: Farmer John
Forum: Bank Line 16th July 2019, 17:59
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By Farmer John
D'you know, I have never thought about it but...

D'you know, I have never thought about it but maybe he is!
Forum: Bank Line 14th July 2019, 22:34
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By Farmer John
Always Bangkok, it seemed just that little bit...

Always Bangkok, it seemed just that little bit more wild and I loved the approach up the river.

Half my family live there now, it is not quite the same place.
Forum: Ship Research 5th July 2019, 22:03
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By Farmer John
Marshall Meek states that (at least in some...

Marshall Meek states that (at least in some cases) it reduced weight. Since he was Blue Flue's Naval Architect for some time, I'll take his word for it. When I have time, I'll check his book, but I...
Forum: The Bridge 9th June 2019, 17:14
Replies: 37
Views: 3,895
Posted By Farmer John
Never seen anyone in that uniform without passing...

Never seen anyone in that uniform without passing (mutually) some erm, banter. Mind you, I haven't been to Hull since 1965.
Forum: The Engine Room 27th May 2019, 21:42
Replies: 50
Views: 4,305
Posted By Farmer John
Disappointing, I clicked on this in case it was...

Disappointing, I clicked on this in case it was an advert for a new captain.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 21st May 2019, 17:48
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By Farmer John
There are so many books out of copyright that...

There are so many books out of copyright that really are worth reading, and a huge number of them can be downloaded and read on all sorts of devices. A very large number of these can be found in some...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st May 2019, 16:54
Replies: 35
Views: 3,156
Posted By Farmer John
In the modern day of things, no he shouldn't. ...

In the modern day of things, no he shouldn't.

I remember the students at one College complained because we got a free cup of tea. That was the end of that! I had to sell my tea-tanker and lost...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th May 2019, 15:08
Replies: 35
Views: 3,156
Posted By Farmer John
I have an awful vision of him unloading case...

I have an awful vision of him unloading case after case of Spam from the boot of car. It's just my mind, sorry.
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 15th May 2019, 22:38
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Farmer John
If you pass your card to someone who is...

If you pass your card to someone who is collecting evidence, the date and time stamp are on there in what is known as EXIF data. To get them on a print is, in some ways, not necessary, the data is...
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 15th May 2019, 16:05
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Farmer John
Your camera is quite a modern one even if it is...

Your camera is quite a modern one even if it is discontinued, the date time and much other information will be recorded when you take a photo. Somewhere in one of the setup menus there will probably...
Forum: The Engine Room 6th May 2019, 22:28
Replies: 82
Views: 9,521
Posted By Farmer John
Tell that to Jeremy.

Tell that to Jeremy.
Forum: The Galley 1st May 2019, 22:53
Replies: 23
Views: 6,192
Posted By Farmer John
That needs a tune putting to it. "Sheaf...

That needs a tune putting to it.

"Sheaf Arrow" could be a song for down the ages.
Forum: Model Ships 28th April 2019, 22:29
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By Farmer John
If it's under glass it should keep clean. My...

If it's under glass it should keep clean. My barograph is many years old and remains clean, apart from where some inky person blobbed ink. Any model will look so much more imposing.
Forum: Model Ships 28th April 2019, 14:22
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By Farmer John
A glass case for when it is cleaned would make it...

A glass case for when it is cleaned would make it look fabulous and probably only cost either one arm or one leg.
Forum: The Engine Room 27th April 2019, 21:09
Replies: 82
Views: 9,521
Posted By Farmer John
Try it again, it works fine for me. Thank...

Try it again, it works fine for me.

Thank you.
Forum: Ship Research 26th April 2019, 17:55
Replies: 22
Views: 2,154
Posted By Farmer John
Ockham's razor, clapper like piece of metal...

Ockham's razor, clapper like piece of metal probably is clapper.
Forum: Ship Research 26th April 2019, 16:49
Replies: 22
Views: 2,154
Posted By Farmer John
I am trying to think what a bell that size would...

I am trying to think what a bell that size would be doing in Maryport, but certainle that was my first thought.
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd April 2019, 22:56
Replies: 82
Views: 9,521
Posted By Farmer John
Somebody sent me this link. video here - ...

Somebody sent me this link.

video here -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEurohAwrmA

but when I read their post, they had edited it out.
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd April 2019, 17:56
Replies: 82
Views: 9,521
Posted By Farmer John
Even Homer nods. But he did make some great names...

Even Homer nods. But he did make some great names for ships.
Forum: The Engine Room 21st April 2019, 13:49
Replies: 82
Views: 9,521
Posted By Farmer John
More of a woomph that a sharp crack.

More of a woomph that a sharp crack.
Forum: The Engine Room 20th April 2019, 16:21
Replies: 82
Views: 9,521
Posted By Farmer John
One of the old tractors, I think i was the Field...

One of the old tractors, I think i was the Field Marshall, started with a blank 12 bore cartridge, I think. I bet someone on here has one.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th April 2019, 22:47
Replies: 75
Views: 6,559
Posted By Farmer John
Was it in the "Bicycling Times"? (read...

Was it in the "Bicycling Times"?

(read "Diary of a Nobody").
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th April 2019, 22:42
Replies: 75
Views: 6,559
Posted By Farmer John
We are getting older, and certain times of the...

We are getting older, and certain times of the year most of us are asleep.
Forum: The Radio Room 6th April 2019, 20:20
Replies: 22
Views: 1,678
Posted By Farmer John
You're right, Justwin. Once you say it it is so...

You're right, Justwin. Once you say it it is so very apparent. My excuse is that I had lost my glasses yesterday, a small piece of pottery had fallen from the wall and taken itself and my glasses...
Forum: The Bridge 6th April 2019, 12:20
Replies: 57
Views: 3,870
Posted By Farmer John
As it aged it could be converted to a prison hulk.

As it aged it could be converted to a prison hulk.
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