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Search: Posts Made By: silverfox
Forum: British India Line 19th April 2010, 20:04
Replies: 9
Views: 6,356
Posted By silverfox
My father often told me of the time he returned...

My father often told me of the time he returned from the Middle East to Blighty on the Devonia. I believe it was his favourite ship
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 26th March 2010, 20:09
Replies: 31
Views: 6,809
Posted By silverfox
As a Cunarder I guess we shall have to differ. I...

As a Cunarder I guess we shall have to differ. I understood that Sir John Brocklebank was being 'diplomatic'.(@)
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 25th March 2010, 21:05
Replies: 31
Views: 6,809
Posted By silverfox
significance of ship names

P&O/British India name most of their fleet after places in the world, majority ending in A. Maloja, Paringa & Palana are such ships.

Pre Queen Mary Cunard named their ships ending IA, Aquitania,...
Forum: Ferries 24th March 2010, 20:49
Replies: 22
Views: 4,547
Posted By silverfox
the Local Authorities in both the North East of...

the Local Authorities in both the North East of England and the Bergen area of Norway are very keen to have ferry links restored between themselves, but as yet it is to no avail.

DFDS have...
Forum: Ferries 22nd March 2010, 22:15
Replies: 22
Views: 4,547
Posted By silverfox
Hi Dave / Andrew Fjord Line ran the North...

Hi Dave / Andrew

Fjord Line ran the North Shields/Bergen service using the ferry Jupiter(1975). She was badly in need of a refit but the owners were in no financial position to do it. Neither...
Forum: Passenger Liners 22nd March 2010, 21:11
Replies: 8
Views: 2,522
Posted By silverfox
My wife and I were on QE2 sailing to New York...

My wife and I were on QE2 sailing to New York April 2002. Fourth night out we were in a force 10.(Very scary as we watched the webcam from our stateroom tv). Following morning the Atlantic was just...
Forum: Cunard 17th March 2010, 19:47
Replies: 17
Views: 1,933
Posted By silverfox
I also understood that a liner that a "LINER" ran...

I also understood that a liner that a "LINER" ran a set course...say Southampton to New York and back.
When I was on QM2, Cunard staff were saying that Queen Victoria was classed as a liner because...
Forum: Say Hello 10th January 2010, 20:34
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By silverfox
Many thanks Alan. Much appreciated.

Many thanks Alan. Much appreciated.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 4th January 2010, 23:40
Replies: 1
Views: 1,117
Posted By silverfox
[QUOTE=shamrock;343154]CCL playing a game of...

[QUOTE=shamrock;343154]CCL playing a game of one-upmanship on RCCL?

It's not unusual to see these two companies 'playing the game'. Who has the biggest ship - QM2 - Oasis of the Seas. Who wants...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 4th January 2010, 23:19
Replies: 29
Views: 8,750
Posted By silverfox
HI ALL Just a quick note re Ocean Village. ...

HI ALL

Just a quick note re Ocean Village.

Carnival Corporation, the owners of the brand name 'Ocean Village', are 'doing away' with the brand name altogether. Both ships, Ocean Village and...
Forum: Ferries 4th January 2010, 22:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,550
Posted By silverfox
I get the feeling sometimes that the owners of...

I get the feeling sometimes that the owners of P&O just want to get rid of their fleet. They sold their cruise division (P&O, P&O Australia, Ocean Village, Princess Cruises and Aida Cruises) to...
Forum: Say Hello 4th January 2010, 20:54
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By silverfox
Hi Alan Thanks for the info. I am after...

Hi Alan

Thanks for the info.
I am after more info on Hartismere 2 which was built (I believe) after the war. Do you know anything of her?
Forum: Say Hello 3rd January 2010, 21:37
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By silverfox
Many thanks Tonga. Pictures bring back...

Many thanks Tonga.

Pictures bring back memories
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 3rd January 2010, 21:09
Replies: 10
Views: 3,900
Posted By silverfox
P&O will be advertising the Adonia as adults only...

P&O will be advertising the Adonia as adults only cruising. Lovely!!!
Forum: Say Hello 3rd January 2010, 21:01
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By silverfox
new member

Hi All
Just joined SN.

My main interests in shipping are Cunard, British India SN Co, and cruising. I am also searching info on MS Hartismere of Harrison Line.(==D)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd January 2010, 20:47
Replies: 7
Views: 2,532
Posted By silverfox
Smile [QUOTE=Bill Forster;389343]Does anybody know...

[QUOTE=Bill Forster;389343]Does anybody know about the adoption of ships by schools in Britain?Bill Forster[/QUOTE}

My old school, Wykebeck Leeds, adopted MS Hartismere in the 1950s. We would...
Forum: British India Line 3rd January 2010, 19:33
Replies: 46
Views: 30,861
Posted By silverfox
I booked a 7 day cruise on Nevasa sailing from...

I booked a 7 day cruise on Nevasa sailing from Southampton to Oporto, Vigo and La Rochelle. I received a letter from BI saying I could do the cruise in reverse sailing from Liverpool on Uganda. As it...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd January 2010, 19:11
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By silverfox
Adonia

That's correct. Carnival (P&Os owners) are doing a fleet shuffle again.
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