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Search: Posts Made By: fredkinghorn
Forum: Ship Research 17th October 2006, 10:25
Replies: 1
Views: 1,058
Posted By fredkinghorn
Go back to Feb. 2006 Trev. You asked the same...

Go back to Feb. 2006 Trev. You asked the same question then and got a few answers. Go to "search " and put in Greathope

fred

" still keepin' the head down "
Forum: Ship Research 12th October 2006, 10:38
Replies: 3
Views: 2,208
Posted By fredkinghorn
Google in "Willmoto", got to Time .com article...

Google in "Willmoto", got to Time .com article for 1941, some info there.

fred
Forum: Ship Research 8th October 2006, 18:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,480
Posted By fredkinghorn
I think that you will find that this will take...

I think that you will find that this will take place. Local politics will prevail for a while to assuage the fears of the objectors, and then a compromise will be arranged, this of course will occur...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 8th October 2006, 07:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By fredkinghorn
Holey Moley Benjidog, I dinnae ken how ye canny...

Holey Moley Benjidog, I dinnae ken how ye canny git guid results fae yer speech recognition machine. youse must hae went tae a skill wi nae electrocution lessins.
Seriously, I do understand, I have...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th October 2006, 15:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,686
Posted By fredkinghorn
Help Ma Boab ! It downloaded the day with nae...

Help Ma Boab ! It downloaded the day with nae problems at aw. Jings and crivvens! Whip ma peerie, ahm fair dumfoonert!
( touch of the vernacular for those in Jockland )

fred

" I can sing like...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th October 2006, 15:00
Replies: 44
Views: 4,930
Posted By fredkinghorn
Benjidog, just done the same, have an Edinburgh...

Benjidog, just done the same, have an Edinburgh number. Took your advice and did the updates

fred

" I put a nickel in my telephone to get my baby's number "
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th October 2006, 08:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By fredkinghorn
Smile Speech In Word

Caracoles mon amigos.
I have just started, for a bit of fun, using Speech in Word. However, it is quite addictive. any of you stalwarts use it, if so, do you find it useful ?

Off to paint my...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th October 2006, 14:08
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By fredkinghorn
Discovers New Zealand doing what? Anyhoo, happy...

Discovers New Zealand doing what? Anyhoo, happy Birthday New Zealand, a lovely country and lovely people, especially Dame Kiri.


fred

" I knew it was there all the time "
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th October 2006, 14:10
Replies: 44
Views: 4,930
Posted By fredkinghorn
Coastie, there is a small village nearby named "...

Coastie, there is a small village nearby named " Climpy ". Now that is definitely a name to be conjured with. ( ended on a preposition again fred )
" Doctor, I think I've caught a dose of Climpy "...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd September 2006, 11:21
Replies: 18
Views: 2,127
Posted By fredkinghorn
Seven Bell breakfasts to all who contributed....

Seven Bell breakfasts to all who contributed. Many thanks for the information lads. I can bore MORE people to insomnia at family gatherings. Maybe my State funeral will be nearer than I imagined.
...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd September 2006, 19:06
Replies: 18
Views: 2,127
Posted By fredkinghorn
The Compass

Mon Braves,
I had a copy of the 1/4 points of the compass, but alas following a search of all the drawers inthe house, including the sister-in-law's, I am without.

May I crave a boon,
does...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 20th September 2006, 15:40
Replies: 12
Views: 1,857
Posted By fredkinghorn
We always seem to want to preserve the past by...

We always seem to want to preserve the past by public subscription. I cannot recall a, shipping company willing to hand over a redundant vessel and/or pay a part of its preservation.
In Scotland we...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 20th September 2006, 15:03
Replies: 4
Views: 1,686
Posted By fredkinghorn
Tried that Benjidog. No joy. When it uploads, it...

Tried that Benjidog. No joy. When it uploads, it reduces my settings.

fred

" but ginfull sinful rum-soaked men "
Forum: Computers and The Internet 20th September 2006, 08:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,686
Posted By fredkinghorn
Google Earth

When I download Google Earth, it informs me that my settings are incorrect, the view is distorted. The setting that it requires is the setting that I have, 1024 x 768. I'm using Windows 2000 and...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th September 2006, 18:18
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By fredkinghorn
Maybe that's the Polish spelling. fred ...

Maybe that's the Polish spelling.


fred

" God bless your Argyle sox "
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th September 2006, 19:10
Replies: 53
Views: 5,373
Posted By fredkinghorn
Marconi Sahib. Nice to know that someone else...

Marconi Sahib.
Nice to know that someone else reads Schiller.

fred

" with stupidity the Gods themselves struggle in vain "
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th September 2006, 12:36
Replies: 53
Views: 5,373
Posted By fredkinghorn
Looks like Leggoaft to me. Hope I can still work...

Looks like Leggoaft to me. Hope I can still work this thing when I'm 87. It's great to think that after all these years, we can still communicate with each other as we did at sea.
Many more years...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th September 2006, 18:56
Replies: 53
Views: 5,373
Posted By fredkinghorn
Hey John Shaw, when I started, I was a deck boy...

Hey John Shaw, when I started, I was a deck boy loading pairs of animals onto a boat called the Ark something. The " Old Man " was an old man right enough, his wife and family were with him. He kept...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 7th September 2006, 21:42
Replies: 77
Views: 9,476
Posted By fredkinghorn
Anything by Alexander Kent, particularly the...

Anything by Alexander Kent, particularly the "Bolitho" novels.

fred

" avast behind, ( Oooh sailor )
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th August 2006, 16:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By fredkinghorn
No tar but we could all PITCH in. fred "...

No tar but we could all PITCH in.
fred

" a pitch in time "
Forum: Prince Line 29th August 2006, 09:55
Replies: 9
Views: 6,693
Posted By fredkinghorn
5'll get you ten that somebody will at your first...

5'll get you ten that somebody will at your first concert.
ex. Syrian Prince.

fred

" once more with joy to my home I'm returning " ( Meistersingers of Nuremburg, R. Wagner )
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th August 2006, 09:48
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By fredkinghorn
Right lads, a whip round is called for ( don't...

Right lads, a whip round is called for ( don't tell the Sister-in Law ) If Billy Boy and C.E.D. play their cards right, the Virtual voyage could become a reality. I'm willing to start with 20 euros....
Forum: Ship Research 28th August 2006, 12:29
Replies: 37
Views: 4,343
Posted By fredkinghorn
Was there not something about concrete barges on...

Was there not something about concrete barges on a river in Ireland ?

fred

" how are things in Glockamorra ?"
Forum: Ship Research 25th August 2006, 15:53
Replies: 50
Views: 10,418
Posted By fredkinghorn
Did somebody mention Genever ? fred's favourite,...

Did somebody mention Genever ? fred's favourite, have a glass or three at regular intevals. If I go over to Brussels or Strasbourg again this year I'll fill up as usual.
Love it with the lemon, keep...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd August 2006, 18:27
Replies: 257
Views: 22,683
Posted By fredkinghorn
Cockburns, Dow's and any Single Quinta. after a...

Cockburns, Dow's and any Single Quinta. after a relaxing dinner at the Club.

fred

" always pass to your right Smithers "
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