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Forum: The Engine Room 27th May 2019, 00:57
Replies: 28
Views: 3,303
Posted By funnelstays
[QUOTE=Brian Dobbie;2984753]Are you sure the...

[QUOTE=Brian Dobbie;2984753]Are you sure the Compressors were not Howdens??[/QUOTE They were Howden SRM machines come to think on it! Svenska Rotor Maskiner.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 23rd May 2019, 03:04
Replies: 8
Views: 1,527
Posted By funnelstays
There was a lecky l rember used to wear a range...

There was a lecky l rember used to wear a range of fine tailored garments of the same said brand when l was on the City of St Albans 74 Coasting.
Forum: The Engine Room 17th May 2019, 13:30
Replies: 28
Views: 3,303
Posted By funnelstays
On the ACT 5 the freezer flat was on the...

On the ACT 5 the freezer flat was on the Starboard Side upper deck of the Engine Room, Stahl Screw Compressors,Hamworthy Dolphin Brine Pumps.
No freezer watches as the fridge alarms were tied into...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th May 2019, 15:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By funnelstays
Sabotage in Fujirah Andrea Victory

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-48245204
Seems the Sandpit is starting up the same old nonsense again.
Judging by the photograph the scorch marks show that Possibly an IED must have...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 4th May 2019, 17:51
Replies: 50
Views: 27,234
Posted By funnelstays
I was on the Seaforth Commander from November 81...

I was on the Seaforth Commander from November 81 AS C/E untill June 83 when l went to Balder Offshore.Skippers in that time were Jimmy(Jump) Johnstone,Willy MacLeod,TimAtkinson,Noah Shephard.
l...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th February 2019, 19:10
Replies: 13
Views: 1,540
Posted By funnelstays
It"s opportunistic if you ask me.They can now...

It"s opportunistic if you ask me.They can now dodge out off NI contributions.
Why an FOC why not the Dutch flag that would make sense.
As the old saying goes "if the shoe fits wear it"!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th January 2019, 01:41
Replies: 13
Views: 1,540
Posted By funnelstays
P & O Flag switch

Due to the uncertainty of Brexit the Spirit of Britain is now registered in Cyprus.You can't make this stuff up or can you?
Forum: Ship Research 11th January 2019, 20:37
Replies: 43
Views: 2,632
Posted By funnelstays
Modified Charlie

https://www.crwflags.com/fotw/images/d/de~1945.gif
This was the ensign on German vessels from 1945 to 1949.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th December 2017, 14:43
Replies: 125
Views: 13,558
Posted By funnelstays
The best one liner l heard in St John's NL from...

The best one liner l heard in St John's NL from an AB referring to some light fingered characters that hung around the waterfront.
"Watch these mother effers they'll steal the hardness out of your...
Forum: Ellerman 21st September 2017, 19:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By funnelstays
I sailed on her as 2/E when she was the...

I sailed on her as 2/E when she was the Manchester in 1989.In Denholm IOM days.
Dario was C/E and other ex Ellerman men on board Master Dick Nightingale,Second Mate Roy Bloss,Third Engineer...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 1st June 2017, 04:09
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By funnelstays
Soon to be renamed Nipon Ocean Network Express

Soon to be renamed Nipon Ocean Network Express
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd March 2017, 21:10
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By funnelstays
Tommy Gemmil

Sadly another great Scottish footballer has crossed the bar.
Celtic pay tribute to Lisbon Lion Tommy Gemmil.

http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/39139454.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th February 2017, 06:33
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By funnelstays
Smile Fine Old Times

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhZIQqv_Omg

A link to some very good footage to stir a few great memories of times gone by.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th January 2017, 06:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By funnelstays
Imperial Lachine

Better days.
http://s859.photobucket.com/user/avisoft/media/diversen/ImperialOilCompanytankerImperialLachinerefuellingRoyalyachtBritanniaatExpomooringMontrealQuebec.jpg.html
Forum: Esso Tankers 13th January 2017, 02:42
Replies: 0
Views: 2,307
Posted By funnelstays
Auke Vissers Tanker Stuff

Something for you Esso Blue Boys http://www.aukevisser.nl/uk/id570.htm
Forum: Histories 12th January 2017, 12:59
Replies: 0
Views: 1,807
Posted By funnelstays
Cook's watch

From the BBC today
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-38582901
Forum: The Engine Room 1st December 2016, 05:58
Replies: 104
Views: 12,117
Posted By funnelstays
How the Friar Tuck did they get the main engine...

How the Friar Tuck did they get the main engine in the workshop?
Forum: Ellerman 27th November 2016, 14:36
Replies: 13
Views: 3,689
Posted By funnelstays
If my memory serves me well The PE was laid up at...

If my memory serves me well The PE was laid up at Spillers Quay in Newcastle.
Forum: Ellerman 27th November 2016, 05:03
Replies: 13
Views: 3,689
Posted By funnelstays
Ellerman Big Four

Found this on Flikr https://www.flickr.com/photos/clickwolf/25392192085/in/[email protected]/
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 24th November 2016, 23:34
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By funnelstays
The old cliché you cant make this stuff up.A...

The old cliché you cant make this stuff up.A ripping yarn by all accounts.The steam age meets the nuclear age.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 24th November 2016, 19:51
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By funnelstays
Broompark Heavy Water.

An interesting story.
l did not know that Banque Paribas had an interest in the Norsk Hydro Heavy Water Plant at Rijukan and how a Denholm vessel and Marie Curie's brother in law were involved in a...
Forum: The Engine Room 12th November 2016, 04:00
Replies: 85
Views: 7,289
Posted By funnelstays
I was lucky on one ship that the clever chaps at...

I was lucky on one ship that the clever chaps at Dae Woo actually supplied a Bluetooth active deflection gauge which proved very handy.
No need to get in the C/C or stop the turning gear when...
Forum: BP Shipping 7th November 2016, 18:33
Replies: 598
Views: 87,080
Posted By funnelstays
Did you stop in Stonehhaven at The Carron Fish...

Did you stop in Stonehhaven at The Carron Fish Bar for a DF Mars Bar?
Forum: Histories 9th September 2016, 10:12
Replies: 0
Views: 1,045
Posted By funnelstays
S S Ionian

Another wee gem l found on U Tube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrOtqJ5goes
Forum: The Bridge 8th September 2016, 15:19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By funnelstays
l am intrigued that hotwork was being carried out...

l am intrigued that hotwork was being carried out while at the terminal.
Hot work in port usually requires various levels of permissions and permits
from port authorities,company...
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