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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: Tall ships Yesterday, 18:27
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Good luck with this one! From at the missing...

Good luck with this one!

From at the missing yards and mizzen mast The mizzen mast has gone over. Looks like the topmast is just above the water and you can see the gaff topsail it attached. ...
Forum: Royal Mail Line 4th April 2020, 16:06
Replies: 144
Views: 57,862
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Here is my painting of the MONARCH... late 1930s....

Here is my painting of the MONARCH... late 1930s. Good looking ships. I visited one of the 'smaller' type... DURANGO at Bermuda about 1962.
Forum: Say Hello 3rd April 2020, 16:43
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Go straight to the top bar... HOME FORUMS ...

Go straight to the top bar...

HOME FORUMS GALLERY TV DIRECTOR MARINE TRAFFIC

Click 'GALLERY' and you are there.

Once there you will see small images of recent uploaded...
Forum: Passenger Liners 3rd April 2020, 15:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks for the update and the extra photos. I...

Thanks for the update and the extra photos. I hope the boiler fittings from the Bates were saved.

When the old Chief Engineer of s.s. ROTTERDAM retired he was given the furnace fittings for...
Forum: The Engine Room 29th March 2020, 17:51
Replies: 16
Views: 1,785
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I met the Master in a Salen tanker, SEVERN...

I met the Master in a Salen tanker, SEVERN STARS. He had his wife and a couple of children with him. In his early life he was a Radio Officer. The Old Man has his daughter on board and the ...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th March 2020, 13:54
Replies: 78
Views: 3,195
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Amen!

Amen!
Forum: The Radio Room 27th March 2020, 22:45
Replies: 78
Views: 3,195
Posted By Stephen J. Card
shilling? sixpence? thruppence? penny? ...

shilling? sixpence? thruppence? penny? farthing? RUPPEE!!!!
Forum: The Radio Room 27th March 2020, 03:06
Replies: 78
Views: 3,195
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Easy one... Left Footed = Catholic. ...

Easy one... Left Footed = Catholic.


'Left Footer' is a derogatory term, applied to Roman Catholics, which has military, rather than argricultural, origins. The phrase evolved during the...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th March 2020, 02:55
Replies: 44
Views: 2,181
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Ah! Allan left Furness in 1966 and left the...

Ah! Allan left Furness in 1966 and left the MONARCH as 2/O. Came ashore to work with if family's business. He was a member of the Marine Board (Ports Authority). He was not Harbour...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th March 2020, 02:24
Replies: 78
Views: 3,195
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Scots are 'Black Irish'. My dad used the term...

Scots are 'Black Irish'. My dad used the term and it was meant in a friendly way.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 23rd March 2020, 14:29
Replies: 22
Views: 2,536
Posted By Stephen J. Card
If you want to enjoy a cruise... don't go ashore!...

If you want to enjoy a cruise... don't go ashore! 90% of the passengers are ashore. The decks are quiet. No problem getting a deck chair. Restaurants are quiet. You can have beautiful...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 23rd March 2020, 12:04
Replies: 22
Views: 2,536
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Some years ago I made several cruises in the ...

Some years ago I made several cruises in the old ROTTERDAM... now a museum/hotel in Rotterdam. Every evening passengers would come out on the REAL promenade deck. Groups, couples,...
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd March 2020, 07:20
Replies: 44
Views: 2,181
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Paul, Guess what. I was not with you in...

Paul,

Guess what. I was not with you in ICENIC. I joined at Sheerness 22.6.77 to Auckland 26.7.77. Freddy Boize Master.

But I did meet Capt Ray Marshall in Avonmouth. He met him at...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st March 2020, 23:11
Replies: 44
Views: 2,181
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Charts (great paper) and plenty of pencils......

Charts (great paper) and plenty of pencils... and some spare time.

Just check in again. What dates on board ICENIC?

Here is the first photo I ever took of ICENIC, alongside in...
Forum: Say Hello 20th March 2020, 22:36
Replies: 26
Views: 765
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Excellent video. My own little time in yachts...

Excellent video. My own little time in yachts was JEZEBEL, motor yacht, 1929. Beautiful ship... with her original Krupp's diesels.

Jezebel max rpm was 75. What does Delphine turn?
...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th March 2020, 22:26
Replies: 44
Views: 2,181
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Paul, I was in ICENIC summer 1977. Freddy...

Paul,

I was in ICENIC summer 1977. Freddy Boize Master. Grahame Clay. Self. Paul Faulds 3/O. One other 3/O as well on the coastal run. Joe Bottomley Cadet (aka Draughtmarks ...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 20th March 2020, 20:56
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I used to sail into the port... in the 70s. ...

I used to sail into the port... in the 70s.

Like most ports a lot of these type of ship laying pipes, cable etc. The only one I remember was GLOMAR CHALLENGER.
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 20th March 2020, 20:42
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Port of Los Angeles!

Port of Los Angeles!
Forum: Say Hello 20th March 2020, 17:03
Replies: 26
Views: 765
Posted By Stephen J. Card
What about the wheelhouse... it was all wood,...

What about the wheelhouse... it was all wood, well, looked from the outside.
Forum: Say Hello 20th March 2020, 15:59
Replies: 26
Views: 765
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks for the info. The telegraphs are painted...

Thanks for the info. The telegraphs are painted red and green (see in the photos) the master explained, "The boiler room is aft of the engine room. The shafts run under the boilers. You might...
Forum: Say Hello 20th March 2020, 15:56
Replies: 26
Views: 765
Posted By Stephen J. Card
[QUOTE=Bill.B;3038637]. When she left Norfolk she...

[QUOTE=Bill.B;3038637]. When she left Norfolk she want captained by a master from China Nav. She got as far as Bermuda and believe then had to have the other boiler rebuilt. QUOTE]


I met the...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th March 2020, 12:47
Replies: 44
Views: 2,181
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks and be well in SA!

Thanks and be well in SA!
Forum: The Radio Room 20th March 2020, 12:04
Replies: 44
Views: 2,181
Posted By Stephen J. Card
It does ring a bell. Tks.

It does ring a bell.

Tks.
Forum: Passenger Liners 20th March 2020, 09:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Just up on MSN US. Trump has said that...

Just up on MSN US.

Trump has said that Micky Arison has made an offer to bring his ships to NY as floating hospitals.

Stephen
Forum: The Radio Room 20th March 2020, 08:53
Replies: 44
Views: 2,181
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Paul, Started sending CQD, but then...

Paul,

Started sending CQD, but then Phillips started sending SOS. :-)

Thanks. ICENIC... an oil colour? Hanging somewhere in Sydney. I started a CARNATIC a couple of years ago. Not...
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