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Search: Posts Made By: zsimone
Forum: Say Hello 9th August 2008, 11:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By zsimone
Hi Ray, Welcome to this site. Your name...

Hi Ray,

Welcome to this site. Your name tends to ring bells and I think I may have sailed with you on the Kiwi Coast a few years back I went under the nick name of Tank.
All The Best
Gary(Pint)
Forum: Say Hello 20th August 2007, 00:16
Replies: 20
Views: 4,497
Posted By zsimone
hi al1934 I am glad you like the photo. I...

hi al1934

I am glad you like the photo. I have this one in my collection and only use image shack to place it on the forum.
Cheers
Gary
Forum: Say Hello 19th August 2007, 02:09
Replies: 20
Views: 4,497
Posted By zsimone
Hi, Armagh 1917 Built by Swan Hunter & Wigham...

Hi,
Armagh
1917 Built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson of Newcastle.
Grt 12,269 Net 7878 Length 530.5 Ft Beam 63Ft Draft 39.912 Ft Powered by Twin Screw 4 Steam Turbines geared to 2 shafts...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 23rd June 2007, 09:48
Replies: 53
Views: 20,020
Posted By zsimone
Rangatira Cuba Reference

Hi Jim B.

I made the reference re Cuba. This was on her delivery voyage from Southampton to Wellington. At the Time the blockade was in force and the U.S.S.Navy challenged us re identification...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 19th May 2007, 01:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,673
Posted By zsimone
Mararora

Hi,
Just to fill in a little more information.

1885 As mentioned built by Denny's and incidently she was the first triple expansion in N.Z. waters and it was Dennys first 3 crank engine.

1885...
Forum: Container Vessels 24th March 2007, 04:37
Replies: 22
Views: 4,887
Posted By zsimone
Hi I do not know if anyone posted a photo of...

Hi
I do not know if anyone posted a photo of this vessel for you. Here is one I found lurking on my PC source unknown taken in Otago around 1989-1990,
Have since found out who this photo belongs...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 27th February 2007, 02:22
Replies: 2
Views: 2,008
Posted By zsimone
Hi Matthias, Here is a photo of the Taviuni....

Hi Matthias,
Here is a photo of the Taviuni. Source of photograph unknown.
Cheers
Gary
http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/2909/taveuni2808grt19681972jrx2.th.jpg...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd September 2006, 08:30
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By zsimone
Hi,

Welcome David,
From the Windy Capital
Cheers
Gary
Forum: Tramp Steamers 29th July 2006, 03:16
Replies: 15
Views: 9,198
Posted By zsimone
Trevider

Hi baribill

Did find a couple photos of Trevider in my files but unfortunately not to good a quality and from an uknown source.

http://img207.imageshack.us/img207/3361/trevider986cd2.th.jpg...
Forum: Container Vessels 6th June 2006, 04:40
Replies: 22
Views: 4,887
Posted By zsimone
TNT Express

Hi
I do not know if anyone posted a photo of this vessel for you. Here is one I found lurking on my PC source unknown taken in Otago around 1989-1990,

...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 2nd June 2006, 02:02
Replies: 2
Views: 3,038
Posted By zsimone
Seaway Queen and King

Seaway Queen,

Sold to Chinese shipbreakers. Towed from Kota Kinabalu and arriving at Zhingjiang on the 21st April 1985 for demolition.

Seaway King,

1978 Sold to Zefyrus Maritime S.A....
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 25th May 2006, 05:10
Replies: 21
Views: 9,294
Posted By zsimone
Daldy

Hi
Just out of Interest here is another shot of the Daldy
http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/483/williamcdaldy5gz.th.jpg (http://img210.imageshack.us/my.php?image=williamcdaldy5gz.jpg) (Ouch)
...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 19th May 2006, 09:37
Replies: 53
Views: 20,020
Posted By zsimone
Rangatira

Hi,
Rangatira in her glory. Arrival Wellington maiden voyage.

http://img114.imageshack.us/img114/1051/rangatiraarrivalmaidenvoyage0a.th.jpg...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 16th May 2006, 01:31
Replies: 53
Views: 20,020
Posted By zsimone
Rangatira

Hi
Here are a couple of sad photos of the Rangatira being Broken Up as the Alexander The Great

http://img66.imageshack.us/img66/3047/asalexanderthegreat1np.jpg (http://imageshack.us) ...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 1st May 2006, 05:42
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By zsimone
Hi, Here is another shot of the Rotoma ...

Hi,
Here is another shot of the Rotoma

http://img71.imageshack.us/img71/3759/unionrotoma13979grt199119990km.th.jpg (http://img71.imageshack.us/my.php?image=unionrotoma13979grt199119990km.jpg)
...
Forum: Ben Line 31st March 2006, 08:58
Replies: 11
Views: 3,191
Posted By zsimone
Thumbs up Benalbanach

Hi Jim,
I am not sure if this is the photo you were looking for.
http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/2303/benalbanach1119465tw.th.jpg (http://img98.imageshack.us/my.php?image=benalbanach1119465tw.jpg)...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 26th March 2006, 23:49
Replies: 6
Views: 3,418
Posted By zsimone
Monowai

Hi Mike,
Re Monowai.
She was built in 1960 as the Moana Roa by Grangemouth Dockyard Company Ltd for trading to the Pacific Islands.
She was 2753 GRT 90.38 loa 14.1 Breadth 5.2 Depth
Powered...
Forum: Say Hello 19th March 2006, 01:45
Replies: 13
Views: 1,770
Posted By zsimone
Hi Macjack. She indeed does have both a stern...

Hi Macjack.
She indeed does have both a stern and bow doors. I did some relieving work on her. Cook Strait is considered one of the roughest stretches in the world and it can cut up so quick. ...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th March 2006, 07:25
Replies: 257
Views: 24,253
Posted By zsimone
Hi KPC, No the Master when I was on her in the...

Hi KPC,
No the Master when I was on her in the 70's was Captain Hoeft who was the actual designer of her. We were on the Rarotonga. Tahiti, Aitutaki run. We did the first run to Aitutaki and had...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th March 2006, 08:18
Replies: 257
Views: 24,253
Posted By zsimone
Hi KPC. Certainly jolts the memory. You...

Hi KPC.
Certainly jolts the memory. You mentioned some good places. Stenhouse Bay or as it was referred to S#$T House Bay, and then of course Thevenard and a fair walk to Ceduna through the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th March 2006, 21:21
Replies: 52
Views: 4,202
Posted By zsimone
Jet Skis

Hi All,
Jet Skis in Wellington have not been banned but they have had restrictions put on them as to where they can operate. We had a prosecution not so long ago where a jet ski was involved in a...
Forum: Ellerman 10th March 2006, 07:13
Replies: 4
Views: 2,199
Posted By zsimone
please find attached a pic of City of Hereford, ...

please find attached a pic of City of Hereford,
cheers
Gary

http://img128.imageshack.us/img128/6037/cityofhereford5qt.th.jpg (http://img128.imageshack.us/my.php?image=cityofhereford5qt.jpg)
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 21st February 2006, 07:23
Replies: 45
Views: 16,260
Posted By zsimone
Kokiri

Hi All,
Kokiri had an explosion in the forward hold believed to have been a build up of coal gas which ignited by a spark from opening the hatches. It happened on the 13th March 1965 as she was...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd February 2006, 05:04
Replies: 28
Views: 3,737
Posted By zsimone
Hi, Please find attached a Photo of the...

Hi,
Please find attached a Photo of the Paringa.
Cheers
Gary


http://img512.imageshack.us/img512/7765/palana4nt.th.jpg (http://img512.imageshack.us/my.php?image=palana4nt.jpg)
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 2nd February 2006, 05:06
Replies: 9
Views: 3,029
Posted By zsimone
Thumbs up Re Hotels

Hi KPC,
One watering hole you would remember being a towny as to speak. The old snake pit with the delightful bar person Bodicea and plenty coastie hosties.
Cheers
Gary
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