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Search: Posts Made By: howardang
Forum: Cunard 12th August 2019, 17:16
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By howardang
Carinthia ( not Carithia) was 699 and 700 was...

Carinthia ( not Carithia) was 699 and 700 was Sylvania. I sailed on both of them.

Howard
Forum: Esso Tankers 25th July 2019, 20:19
Replies: 57
Views: 34,722
Posted By howardang
That takes me back. I was standing by the...

That takes me back. I was standing by the Atlantic Conveyor & Atlantic Causeway at the same time, living in digs in Whitley Bay. Travelling to Walker Navy Yard each morning the train passed near to...
Forum: The Bridge 15th July 2019, 10:40
Replies: 52
Views: 4,220
Posted By howardang
Hear Hear! Stephen, I suspect many people will...

Hear Hear! Stephen, I suspect many people will give you an argument - me included! (Warsash Cadet and Certificates at Hull Nautical College).(Whaaa)

Howard
Forum: The Engine Room 11th July 2019, 15:52
Replies: 50
Views: 5,462
Posted By howardang
Kept or contained within the compartment avoiding...

Kept or contained within the compartment avoiding flooding elsewhere until it was pumped out, when it would no longer be contained. That's how I read it.

Howard
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th July 2019, 09:31
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By howardang
I have had a number of HP printers over the years...

I have had a number of HP printers over the years and found them very good. My current one is an Envy 5540 printer/scanner/copier and I am very happy with it.

Howard
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th July 2019, 14:58
Replies: 16
Views: 1,288
Posted By howardang
A quick Google found this which shows that there...

A quick Google found this which shows that there were actually more than one measured mile - and some of them were in fact more than one mile in length. I certainly remember the Cloch - Cumbrae mile...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd July 2019, 15:14
Replies: 10
Views: 2,215
Posted By howardang
You may like to contact Fishers who are still in...

You may like to contact Fishers who are still in existence. Their email is
https://www.james-fisher.com/

Regards

Howard
Forum: The Bridge 9th June 2019, 11:57
Replies: 44
Views: 5,162
Posted By howardang
I knew Graham later in the late 1970's and the...

I knew Graham later in the late 1970's and the youthful navigator in the picture doesn't look like the Graham I remember (but neither do I look like my teen age self!)

Howard
Forum: The Bridge 8th June 2019, 16:38
Replies: 44
Views: 5,162
Posted By howardang
Many thanks for that. I remember that advert in...

Many thanks for that. I remember that advert in Browns Almanac and that is exactly the model I bought! It served me well for many year and in some ways I wish I hadn't sold it when I eventually came...
Forum: Ship Research 26th April 2019, 23:42
Replies: 22
Views: 2,379
Posted By howardang
+2 I favour the idea of it being the clapper...

+2

I favour the idea of it being the clapper of a bell buoy, hence the maritime museum context.

Howard
Forum: The Engine Room 6th April 2019, 23:01
Replies: 75
Views: 26,372
Posted By howardang
That's interesting, Phil. I was once on watch on...

That's interesting, Phil. I was once on watch on Causeway loading cars alongside in Gothenburg. I visited the control room something and during a chat with the engineer on watch the Auto Blast...
Forum: The Radio Room 6th April 2019, 09:42
Replies: 22
Views: 1,836
Posted By howardang
No idea what the kit is, but I wonder why all the...

No idea what the kit is, but I wonder why all the ladies are on one side and the gentlemen on the other?

Howard
Forum: The Bridge 1st April 2019, 09:46
Replies: 27
Views: 2,792
Posted By howardang
When I worked for United Towing in the 1980's, we...

When I worked for United Towing in the 1980's, we had a contract with the Government to search for and recover any crashed civilian aircraft in UK waters. I remember once we sent a tug and barge to...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th March 2019, 15:39
Replies: 99
Views: 11,223
Posted By howardang
Well said, sir!(Applause) Howard

Well said, sir!(Applause)

Howard
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd March 2019, 23:40
Replies: 99
Views: 11,223
Posted By howardang
The vulture crack is not called for. They are all...

The vulture crack is not called for. They are all doing their best to make people safe and I would have expected someone with a marine background to be thankful that such ships as tugs and supply...
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd March 2019, 09:43
Replies: 22
Views: 1,715
Posted By howardang
Like many others my discharge book was not always...

Like many others my discharge book was not always filled out but my company - South American Saint Line - filled in the missing voyage details on the back of my indentures which I received at the end...
Forum: Say Hello 26th February 2019, 09:48
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By howardang
Welcome to the site and I am sure someone will be...

Welcome to the site and I am sure someone will be able to help you more specifically. However, it may be helpful if you gave a little more information about the issue. I am assuming that your own...
Forum: Say Hello 5th February 2019, 16:09
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By howardang
Thanks Vladd - we do get a variety of shorthand...

Thanks Vladd - we do get a variety of shorthand descriptions so sometimes the obvious is forgotten!

It may be interesting if you expand on where you hope to take your NA experience when you...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 5th February 2019, 14:42
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By howardang
[QUOTE=trotterdotpom;2967219]Howard, that photo...

[QUOTE=trotterdotpom;2967219]Howard, that photo is of the new "Patricia" - they have accommodation for 6 passengers and you can do trips on her. Sounds quite tempting actually but a bit pricy.

The...
Forum: Say Hello 5th February 2019, 08:36
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By howardang
Hello and welcome. In my ignorance, may I ask...

Hello and welcome. In my ignorance, may I ask what is an NA student?

Howard
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 4th February 2019, 10:26
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By howardang
Hello Mark, Yes, there is a new Patricia....

Hello Mark,

Yes, there is a new Patricia. The one you are interested in was sold in the 1980's, and here is a photo of her. If you google THV Patricia and look on images you will see the new one...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 3rd February 2019, 22:44
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By howardang
Patricia was actually THV Patricia. That is a...

Patricia was actually THV Patricia. That is a Trinity House Vessel. The oranisation looks after lighthouses light buoys and wreck marking in English waters. Have a look at Trinity Houses web site for...
Forum: Elder Dempster 26th January 2019, 16:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,418
Posted By howardang
Hi Roger, No I'm afraid I didn't meet up...

Hi Roger,

No I'm afraid I didn't meet up with your brother. With those dates he was 4 or 5 years ahead of me. After Warsash, I joined Saint Line in 1960 and after 2nd mates I sailed as 3/0 & 2/0...
Forum: Ferries 24th January 2019, 15:20
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By howardang
I have no knowledge of the Clyde ferries you...

I have no knowledge of the Clyde ferries you mention, but I spent a few months in Shetland, as a stand-in marine Superintendent, looking after the Inter-Island ferries. We certainly operated under...
Forum: Cunard 24th January 2019, 12:20
Replies: 53
Views: 17,417
Posted By howardang
I can't remember which ship was first to have...

I can't remember which ship was first to have rails on deck for containers, but I certainly remember them on Parthia when I was there as 2/0 in 1968 & 1969. Quite a difference from the ACL vessels...
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