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Search: Posts Made By: Engine Serang
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd January 2020, 06:58
Replies: 76
Views: 6,071
Posted By Engine Serang
RR aero engines have not been totally trouble...

RR aero engines have not been totally trouble free over the years.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd January 2020, 06:55
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Engine Serang
I don't suppose a wee scoot of WD40 would help?

I don't suppose a wee scoot of WD40 would help?
Forum: The Engine Room 1st January 2020, 15:13
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By Engine Serang
The tales I could tell. I always Sellotape a...

The tales I could tell.
I always Sellotape a paper flap over my webcam when not in use.
Forum: The Engine Room 1st January 2020, 09:42
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By Engine Serang
Indeed, Mrs Basil sounds like a rock of common...

Indeed, Mrs Basil sounds like a rock of common sense, imagine gadding about Down Town at your age. After dark. In Evening Dress.
Much better to sit at home deciphering text messages and sipping...
Forum: The Engine Room 31st December 2019, 18:26
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By Engine Serang
Another engineering advance tested in real time...

Another engineering advance tested in real time and another shipping company delighted to get something for nothing.
You wouldn't stick some half arsed bit of equipment on a commercial airliner...
Forum: Tankers 31st December 2019, 18:21
Replies: 24
Views: 9,776
Posted By Engine Serang
No idea. I asked the same question recently on...

No idea. I asked the same question recently on the Texaco Forum.
Forum: The Engine Room 30th December 2019, 16:25
Replies: 76
Views: 6,071
Posted By Engine Serang
The Marconi of marine radar.

The Marconi of marine radar.
Forum: The Engine Room 29th December 2019, 22:21
Replies: 76
Views: 6,071
Posted By Engine Serang
Ton Class minesweepers had two Foden driven...

Ton Class minesweepers had two Foden driven generators for ship services and a much bigger Mirlees for the pulse system.
Forum: The Engine Room 29th December 2019, 14:51
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By Engine Serang
The QE2 survived the holiday period even with...

The QE2 survived the holiday period even with Hyacinth and Richard Bucket on board.
I know this to be true because I saw it on the Gold Channel.
Forum: The Radio Room 29th December 2019, 11:02
Replies: 43
Views: 3,570
Posted By Engine Serang
Haven't seen a Shirley like that for years.

Haven't seen a Shirley like that for years.
Forum: BP Shipping 29th December 2019, 08:01
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By Engine Serang
Give Bas a Swiss Army Knife and he can do...

Give Bas a Swiss Army Knife and he can do everything. I'm proud to know him.
Forum: BP Shipping 28th December 2019, 15:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By Engine Serang
I would have thought that a young lad travelling...

I would have thought that a young lad travelling in uniform would attract low life and no good would come of it. He was either a wee bit innocent, a tough nut or quite lucky.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th December 2019, 07:28
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By Engine Serang
Regularly get similar calls from Albania and...

Regularly get similar calls from Albania and Romania, if you call back its to a premium number and you will be charged accordingly. I was caught for 19 Euro as I automatically rang back. Lesson...
Forum: The Engine Room 27th December 2019, 16:53
Replies: 76
Views: 6,071
Posted By Engine Serang
Be suspicious of the engineer with a white boiler...

Be suspicious of the engineer with a white boiler suit, Checklists with all boxes ticked, all Planned Maintenance completed by due date and a Log Book without teacup rings, smudges or sweat stains on...
Forum: The Engine Room 27th December 2019, 07:28
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By Engine Serang
I also let the steam world down. After 4 steam...

I also let the steam world down. After 4 steam ships I was asked to do a favour and sail for a few weeks on a motorship. I did 5 months on it and was a convert. And I never set foot on a steam ship...
Forum: The Engine Room 26th December 2019, 20:38
Replies: 76
Views: 6,071
Posted By Engine Serang
So have I but not in the past 10-12 years. Not if...

So have I but not in the past 10-12 years. Not if you want to sail on the evening tide.
Forum: The Engine Room 26th December 2019, 08:41
Replies: 76
Views: 6,071
Posted By Engine Serang
Port State would not be impressed.

Port State would not be impressed.
Forum: United States Navy 24th December 2019, 11:52
Replies: 23
Views: 3,262
Posted By Engine Serang
Not convinced by the strength of your argument....

Not convinced by the strength of your argument. Airlines are busting a gut to fly the Max-8 with its fuel efficiency. Once it gets its Certs just watch the advertising media sing its praises. Mrs...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 22nd December 2019, 21:42
Replies: 13
Views: 3,687
Posted By Engine Serang
Has anyone any idea what has happened to the...

Has anyone any idea what has happened to the Texaco Overseas Tankship Association website?
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd December 2019, 21:19
Replies: 43
Views: 3,570
Posted By Engine Serang
I have never sailed on a ship which had an ETO,...

I have never sailed on a ship which had an ETO, that's why I can talk so knowledgeably about them.
I have employed many of them and found very few of them to be resentful of their new employment...
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd December 2019, 17:31
Replies: 43
Views: 3,570
Posted By Engine Serang
Oh there's plenty of them but they all hanker to...

Oh there's plenty of them but they all hanker to be out of the boiler suit and back with a shirt and epaulettes.
And don't call me Surely.
Forum: Ben Line 22nd December 2019, 15:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By Engine Serang
Sunday is Roast Beef Lunch Day! Lucky...

Sunday is Roast Beef Lunch Day!
Lucky passengers, or guests. Roast Beef on Sunday what a treat and worth looking forward to all week.
Sounds as if a Board of Trade ration scale is used. One...
Forum: Ben Line 22nd December 2019, 07:54
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By Engine Serang
In Jamaica Royal Caribbean gave us a choice; buy...

In Jamaica Royal Caribbean gave us a choice; buy a tour to Dunne River Falls or go ashore and get shot.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st December 2019, 09:08
Replies: 52
Views: 8,841
Posted By Engine Serang
Even down to football teams Celtic/Rangers? ...

Even down to football teams Celtic/Rangers?

Tell Granny that it starts with Celtic and Rangers.
"Up to our knees in Fenian blood" and "There's only one King Billy, that's McNeill" are traditional...
Forum: The Engine Room 20th December 2019, 07:07
Replies: 76
Views: 6,071
Posted By Engine Serang
Rolls have taken a bit of a kicking, and...

Rolls have taken a bit of a kicking, and deservedly so, but I have to say Dormans were no great shakes.
And as for Fodens, the less said the better.
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