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Search: Posts Made By: billmaca
Forum: Say Hello 4th March 2019, 20:28
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By billmaca
I was told that it was a cousin of mine (Neil...

I was told that it was a cousin of mine (Neil Macintosh) that was at the wheel of the Hope when she went ashore at the red point west of Sandside harbour. they were lucky that a local in Portskerra...
Forum: Say Hello 22nd March 2018, 10:27
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By billmaca
Good to see you ,last met you in the Kirkwall...

Good to see you ,last met you in the Kirkwall school at the model show,

Welcome on board

billmaca.
Forum: The Engine Room 16th August 2017, 09:20
Replies: 30
Views: 3,061
Posted By billmaca
Going in to inspect was bad enough but it fell to...

Going in to inspect was bad enough but it fell to the ratings to work through the electric snake tube by tube marking each one with chalk as you went, did not like that job at all.
Forum: Say Hello 31st July 2017, 09:31
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By billmaca
I skinned out in Sydney (early 60's) its was easy...

I skinned out in Sydney (early 60's) its was easy to get work then ,landed up working for the NSW railway, then flew over to NZ paid the 10 emigration fee and was then legal in NZ , landed up on the...
Forum: Say Hello 7th January 2017, 20:42
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By billmaca
HI Mike I sailed on North Star(Christian Haalland...

HI Mike I sailed on North Star(Christian Haalland Haugesund) around 64/65. I was a motorman on her ,she was damaged by fire later on (2nd Oct 1970) so maybe that was a new ship you were on ,It was a...
Forum: Ship Research 9th November 2016, 19:54
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By billmaca
Apologies for the late reply ,thanks for that...

Apologies for the late reply ,thanks for that R651400,I have plans for a sailing Zulu ,but its the position of the boiler , smoke stack and where they shipped the coal after conversion to a motor...
Forum: Ship Research 19th October 2016, 09:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By billmaca
Thanks Bill, I've got that book ,but it doesn't...

Thanks Bill, I've got that book ,but it doesn't say a lot about where they fitted the boiler when they put an engine in the boat ,there would need to be a hatch or scuttle for the coal as well, I...
Forum: Ship Research 17th October 2016, 09:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By billmaca
Thanks Aberdonian, I've got the hull plans for...

Thanks Aberdonian, I've got the hull plans for the Muirneag ,It's the deck layout after they converted some of them big Zulus that I'm after, as to the position of the crews cabin and where the...
Forum: Ship Research 15th October 2016, 17:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By billmaca
Thanks eddyw, some of them x Zulus were big boats...

Thanks eddyw, some of them x Zulus were big boats 70-80 feet, I think the "Humility" was fitted with an early gardner (paraffin) engine ,and at that time there was no way to get controllable power...
Forum: Ship Research 15th October 2016, 10:20
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By billmaca
Info on motorized zulu type boats

I plan to try building a model of a converted Zulu, like the "Humility LK294 or any other big Zulu, they had motors fitted but had to keep the boiler for the capstan, where did they fit the boiler...
Forum: Ship Research 15th October 2016, 10:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By billmaca
Info on motorized zulu type boats

I plan to try building a model of a converted Zulu, like the "Humility LK294 or any other big Zulu, they had motors fitted but had to keep the boiler for the capstan, where did they fit the boiler...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 7th August 2016, 19:54
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By billmaca
I have the one on sailing drifters and as Stein...

I have the one on sailing drifters and as Stein states its full of all that would be needed to build an authentic drifter model.
Forum: Say Hello 18th May 2016, 10:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By billmaca
Should that be a smack(spelling)the fast single...

Should that be a smack(spelling)the fast single masted traders that worked on regular runs.
Forum: Say Hello 24th October 2015, 09:24
Replies: 7
Views: 1,742
Posted By billmaca
Do you know the yard where the boat was built...

Do you know the yard where the boat was built ,and the name would help,
Forum: P & O 20th June 2015, 09:28
Replies: 4
Views: 3,651
Posted By billmaca
shipped on the EVA JEANETTE in the mid 60's and...

shipped on the EVA JEANETTE in the mid 60's and this is the first I've heard of this collision,
Forum: Computers and The Internet 26th April 2015, 09:49
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By billmaca
Thanks for the info John,will have a go at that.

Thanks for the info John,will have a go at that.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 25th April 2015, 17:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By billmaca
Web cleaner for windows 7

Which free web cleaner is best for windows 7?
Forum: Say Hello 26th January 2015, 09:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By billmaca
In Iain Sutherlands book Wick Harbour there is a...

In Iain Sutherlands book Wick Harbour there is a photo of your ungle as assistant harbour master showing the drifters where to dock, this is a well known print I can recall seeing a good sized...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd December 2014, 21:19
Replies: 11
Views: 2,782
Posted By billmaca
Didn't she get lost in the bay when being towed...

Didn't she get lost in the bay when being towed away, maybe the CIA was to blame for the bad weather to,seen her quite a lot when on a Norwegian ship (North Star) working Jamaica and back every 3...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 13th November 2014, 10:18
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By billmaca
Selected photo freezing

When I select a photo on new comments it comes on OK but then freezes,
Forum: Say Hello 11th October 2014, 09:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,601
Posted By billmaca
The RED ENSIGN CLUB was in Dock street, down from...

The RED ENSIGN CLUB was in Dock street, down from Leman street, shark island was under the railway viaduct between the two, there was a horse drinking water trough there, that the beach bums used to...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 4th June 2014, 16:19
Replies: 16
Views: 3,463
Posted By billmaca
Another good book on the whaling, WHALERS EYE by...

Another good book on the whaling, WHALERS EYE by Christopher Ash, he was a chemist on board the BALAENA It's got 240 pages more than half of them photographs
Forum: Ship Research 14th May 2014, 09:24
Replies: 120
Views: 45,359
Posted By billmaca
There is some good footage of the EARNSLAW'S...

There is some good footage of the EARNSLAW'S engine room on youtube
Forum: Model Ships 11th January 2014, 18:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,873
Posted By billmaca
If your stuck for drifter plans give me a pm

If your stuck for drifter plans give me a pm
Forum: Fishing Vessels 29th November 2013, 10:10
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By billmaca
BL -Bristol BE -Barnstable

BL -Bristol BE -Barnstable
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