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Search: Posts Made By: Norm
Forum: The Engine Room Yesterday, 01:28
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By Norm
On mighty ships on the TV there is always trouble...

On mighty ships on the TV there is always trouble in the ER. The woman with the USA accent always telling us that unless the problem is fixed the "ship will be dead in the water".
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th September 2019, 02:08
Replies: 18
Views: 1,059
Posted By Norm
There are commercial installations of propeller...

There are commercial installations of propeller turbine generators using wave and tide power operating successfully. Several around the UK coastline.
Read about one here:- ...
Forum: Passenger Liners 10th September 2019, 02:00
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By Norm
Oriana at Fremantle 2012. We used to be able to...

Oriana at Fremantle 2012. We used to be able to get this close in those days, sadly no more so. Notice registration Hamilton Bermuda. P&O offered weddings at sea on their overseas registered ships.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th July 2019, 07:21
Replies: 73
Views: 5,904
Posted By Norm
Isn't the war in Syria over who gets to control...

Isn't the war in Syria over who gets to control an oil pipeline to the Med? Russians trying to get it by supporting the legitimate government. The USA trying to get it by supporting everybody else.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 26th July 2019, 07:00
Replies: 37
Views: 8,938
Posted By Norm
Black Star, Nigerian National Line and Guinea...

Black Star, Nigerian National Line and Guinea Gulf. Service to West Africa. How did EDs get any business with these 3 superheros around.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th July 2019, 03:59
Replies: 73
Views: 5,904
Posted By Norm
And one not made from Gum-Arabic I hope.

And one not made from Gum-Arabic I hope.
Forum: The Radio Room 29th April 2019, 07:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,411
Posted By Norm
No, why the difference. Not whats the difference....

No, why the difference. Not whats the difference. My first cap badge cost me a quid, and I thought that's a lot. Having to cough up to put the companies insignia on to your own hat.
Forum: The Radio Room 27th April 2019, 02:51
Replies: 11
Views: 1,411
Posted By Norm
Only radio officers looked angelic, they had the...

Only radio officers looked angelic, they had the nicest job on the ship. Engineers could never have looked angelic. Any engineer trying to look angelic would have been highly sus.
Forum: The Radio Room 26th April 2019, 03:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,411
Posted By Norm
4th from the left has a smashing cap badge. Why...

4th from the left has a smashing cap badge. Why the difference?
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th February 2019, 02:21
Replies: 26
Views: 2,316
Posted By Norm
I bought an Apple Mac desktop. Partitioned the...

I bought an Apple Mac desktop. Partitioned the hard drive with Boot Camp and installed Windows 10 in one half and have Apple OS Sierra in the other half. I'm in the progress of copying everything to...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 20th December 2018, 00:09
Replies: 41
Views: 3,744
Posted By Norm
Drive South of Perth on the Albany Highway, you...

Drive South of Perth on the Albany Highway, you come to Albania.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 19th December 2018, 06:49
Replies: 41
Views: 3,744
Posted By Norm
Adolph the red nosed rein deer?

Adolph the red nosed rein deer?
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 19th December 2018, 01:58
Replies: 41
Views: 3,744
Posted By Norm
Norman & Fenella in "Follow a Star" 1958. No...

Norman & Fenella in "Follow a Star" 1958. No comment from me. Make you own comments. "Don't panic Mr Dinsdale" Actually, can't we just be able to remember our childhood heros the way we remember...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 16th November 2018, 00:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By Norm
"only thing at the moment the laptop is running...

"only thing at the moment the laptop is running very slow --- people say that is because the huge amount of people using it over the week end--- is some one pulling my leg??"
C.220..Why do you let...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th November 2018, 09:32
Replies: 14
Views: 1,666
Posted By Norm
I don't use an antivirus on my Mac. I have...

I don't use an antivirus on my Mac. I have Malwarebytes instead. Very good at picking up malicious web sites.
Another thing I do is to have 2 Web browsers installed. Have any 2 of the excellent...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st November 2018, 02:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By Norm
That might be the catch when accepting a free...

That might be the catch when accepting a free download from MS , but I never heard of it before. On the other hand it could be a scam. I bought an official MS W10 program on a flash drive. It never...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 25th September 2018, 09:16
Replies: 17
Views: 12,181
Posted By Norm
My Father was a RNVR Wireless Operator on board...

My Father was a RNVR Wireless Operator on board the armed trawlers HMS Glamis Castle, HMS Selkirk, and HMS Cromsin at the end of WW1. Based in Aberdeen, Peterhead and Fraserburgh they were engaged in...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 14th March 2018, 04:32
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Norm
We saw him banging the Great Drum of Knotty Ash...

We saw him banging the Great Drum of Knotty Ash at the Opera House in Buxton in 2016. He was billed to appear there again this year, and we were looking forward to seeing him again (with our flask...
Forum: The Engine Room 15th November 2017, 06:06
Replies: 85
Views: 32,545
Posted By Norm
Purple cloth signifying engineers is often...

Purple cloth signifying engineers is often erroneously thought to be an award for the bravery of engineers on the Titanic. However even if so, why would it have been purple? Apart from being the...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 17th September 2017, 09:21
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Norm
I use - IObit Uninstaller. - It is easy to use...

I use - IObit Uninstaller. - It is easy to use and safe. It is free to download and cleared by Norton. You can google it first and read reviews. Do not try going through your registry to delete,...
Forum: Say Hello 8th June 2017, 09:23
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Norm
Anyone who sailed on Harrison's Novelist may be...

Anyone who sailed on Harrison's Novelist may be helpful.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 29th April 2017, 07:07
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By Norm
A feature I have discovered on the Mac is ability...

A feature I have discovered on the Mac is ability to run another computer as a slave to the Mac. (I think Art6 may have covered this.) Anyway I can set up the old PC - disconnected from the internet...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd April 2017, 05:01
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By Norm
Here is the reason for the photograph request (I...

Here is the reason for the photograph request (I think) When logging on to FB.
"Remember Password"
Next time you log in on this browser, simply click your Profile picture instead of typing a...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd April 2017, 04:37
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By Norm
Many thanks for your good advise guys. ...

Many thanks for your good advise guys. Everything is beginning to come together.
As my PC already has an Ethernet cable to the modem, I will use that first by connecting it to the iMac and see if...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 21st April 2017, 03:55
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By Norm
Moving files from PC to Mac

Hi All,
I have just bought myself a new Apple iMac computer.
Now I am faced with the task of moving all my files and photos from the old PC to the new Mac.
I won't be able to move my MS Office...
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