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Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 1st June 2018, 12:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By LucyKnight
There is also an interesting discussion on pages ...

There is also an interesting discussion on pages 3 and 4 of Thunderboats thread below. Some members critically discuss the bump when leaving dock, the towing techniques used e.g. no snotter used,...
Forum: The Radio Room 31st May 2018, 10:28
Replies: 79
Views: 16,449
Posted By LucyKnight
The Thunderboats ex bar lightship impounded CRT...

The Thunderboats ex bar lightship impounded CRT thread has had more postings p75. Label in previous posts

However another thread at Thunderboats about sinking of paddle steamer in N Sea while...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 31st May 2018, 07:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By LucyKnight
There are some interesting comments on site below...

There are some interesting comments on site below page 2, a third way down.

Irish Sea Claims Paddle Steamer | Thunderboat
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th May 2018, 20:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By LucyKnight
There is a Chris Witts youtube starting with the...

There is a Chris Witts youtube starting with the history of the Oliver Cromwell and next part is the towing and sinking, which was being recorded. I was told by someone that the vessel only had tug...
Forum: The Radio Room 24th May 2018, 11:18
Replies: 79
Views: 16,449
Posted By LucyKnight
There has been more activity very recently on p74...

There has been more activity very recently on p74 Thunderboats site re the Ex Bar lightship goings on.

http://thunderboat.boards.net/thread/642/bar-lightship-impounded-crt-yesterday?page=74

Re...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd May 2018, 15:13
Replies: 79
Views: 16,449
Posted By LucyKnight
The last long post at end page 73 Thunderboats...

The last long post at end page 73 Thunderboats site Ex Bar lightship impounded CRT thread, placed yesterday by T.D,. gives an update on the current situation.
...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th May 2018, 19:06
Replies: 79
Views: 16,449
Posted By LucyKnight
Apparently Tony Dunkerly who represents Alan...

Apparently Tony Dunkerly who represents Alan Roberts spent and wasted 45 mins today preparing a post about the situation of Planet lightship. He then joined S/N, had permission to post, typed the...
Forum: The Radio Room 17th May 2018, 18:55
Replies: 79
Views: 16,449
Posted By LucyKnight
I see Thunderboats site Planet thread had had...

I see Thunderboats site Planet thread had had some I retested posting late last night and today by T.D


Alan R who owned and ran Planet when vessel was in Liverpool by coincidence sppatently was...
Forum: The Radio Room 16th May 2018, 14:23
Replies: 79
Views: 16,449
Posted By LucyKnight
The 2008 Cityscape mural by Ben Johnson shows...

The 2008 Cityscape mural by Ben Johnson shows Planet in Canning Dock. This mural ws unveiled same time as Liverpool was European City of Culture. It also shows Albert Dock and many buildings.
...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th May 2018, 00:25
Replies: 79
Views: 16,449
Posted By LucyKnight
Tbere is an update today 13 05 2018 by Tony D on...

Tbere is an update today 13 05 2018 by Tony D on the Thunderboats site

BAR Lightship impounded by CRT yesterday | Thunderboat
...
Forum: The Radio Room 10th May 2018, 12:23
Replies: 79
Views: 16,449
Posted By LucyKnight
This is an interesting youtube of Planet from ...

This is an interesting youtube of Planet from
in 2008.

Stan Macnally is giving a tour of Ex Liverpool Lightship Planet

Stan is ex Marconi R/O and later Marconi service engineer at Liverpool.
...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th April 2018, 20:56
Replies: 79
Views: 16,449
Posted By LucyKnight
There should be some more news over the next few...

There should be some more news over the next few days.

Keep a check on Thunderboats site. Label for thread is given in previous posts. It hasn't been updated for quite a while now but a few...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 21st April 2018, 17:44
Replies: 9
Views: 5,813
Posted By LucyKnight
This story along with photos and YouTube was in...

This story along with photos and YouTube was in 27 02 18 North Dvon Gazette. Label below


SS Freshspring’s new wheelhouse is craned in

PUBLISHED: 09:51 17 April 2018

The new wheelhouse...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 19th April 2018, 18:12
Replies: 9
Views: 5,813
Posted By LucyKnight
Here is text of article about S.S. Freshspring in...

Here is text of article about S.S. Freshspring in Bristol Post newspaper 17 02 2018. There were also four photos.

Text of article by reporter Eugene Byrne.

Long-time resident of Bristol Docks...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 16th April 2018, 19:31
Replies: 9
Views: 5,813
Posted By LucyKnight
There is an article about S.S. Freshspring in...

There is an article about S.S. Freshspring in tomorrow's Bristol Post daily newspaper (middle of paper). Bristol reporter is Eugene Byrne whose father worked for many years at GKA, Portishead...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 2nd April 2018, 13:17
Replies: 9
Views: 5,813
Posted By LucyKnight
Recent article on S.S. Freshspring by George...

Recent article on S.S. Freshspring by George Henderson Forrester newspaper which covers area Newnham on Severn

Article also included about 5 photos.

There is also going to be an article un...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 7th March 2018, 01:24
Replies: 63
Views: 14,926
Posted By LucyKnight
Can't say I know the name actually. Glad he...

Can't say I know the name actually.

Glad he went down path of honest living though. I transferred Bristol 2nd year. One day about six months later the landlord arrived Sat morning and put...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 6th March 2018, 13:15
Replies: 63
Views: 14,926
Posted By LucyKnight
One staff member not mentioned at Durnford St was...

One staff member not mentioned at Durnford St was the cleaner who served coffee and biscuits from the booth in the basement room. She lived up the road and was called Mrs T. I think her real name...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 6th March 2018, 11:39
Replies: 63
Views: 14,926
Posted By LucyKnight
Hi Charles. I remember one on your course R.D. ...

Hi Charles. I remember one on your course R.D. later telling me that he had chucked it in in the first year and later went back. He kept saying "God was good to me and he let me go back". He...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 6th March 2018, 10:16
Replies: 63
Views: 14,926
Posted By LucyKnight
7I Plymouth looks completely different...

7I


Plymouth looks completely different now. Even Durnford St. Traffic calming etc.

The City Centre is one huge student campus. Over 30,O00 students at Uni a couple of years ago, plus Art...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 5th March 2018, 23:27
Replies: 63
Views: 14,926
Posted By LucyKnight
The pub Good Companions has been mentioned. ...

The pub Good Companions has been mentioned.

To keep you up to date on Good Companions pub click on labels below.

First G.C. was boarded up. See below
...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th March 2018, 18:59
Replies: 259
Views: 68,442
Posted By LucyKnight
8 I might have a photo somewhere. I was...

8

I might have a photo somewhere. I was ER/O on PQ a few months after and relieved Bill at Baton Rouge.

This book about Canadian Pacific Ships might be of interest. It has many photos of C.P....
Forum: Nautical Colleges 5th March 2018, 18:48
Replies: 63
Views: 14,926
Posted By LucyKnight
Yelverton actually.

Yelverton actually.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th March 2018, 22:22
Replies: 63
Views: 14,926
Posted By LucyKnight
I thought I had placed you, but you didn't...

I thought I had placed you, but you didn't mention Colwyn Bay college before. I rember one of the lads on your intake saying you had been at Colwyn Bay, but it closed and you transferred. You...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th March 2018, 20:58
Replies: 63
Views: 14,926
Posted By LucyKnight
Ron. Around end 1971 beginning 1972, I went to...

Ron. Around end 1971 beginning 1972, I went to career convention at Plymouth Guildhall. This, of course, was before rhe sex disc act end 1975. My parents thought I was gpung to enquire about a...
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