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Search: Posts Made By: David Wilcockson
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th July 2020, 08:53
Replies: 70
Views: 2,898
Posted By David Wilcockson
She had/has a full compliments of life boats,...

She had/has a full compliments of life boats, just as she did when leaving the Tyne in the videos I`ve seen.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th July 2020, 23:38
Replies: 70
Views: 2,898
Posted By David Wilcockson
Looks as though Oceana has left Southampton for...

Looks as though Oceana has left Southampton for Piraeus, hand over there maybe, quick exit from P & O.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th July 2020, 13:30
Replies: 70
Views: 2,898
Posted By David Wilcockson
Possible buyers Greek according to one report.

Possible buyers Greek according to one report.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th July 2020, 00:53
Replies: 70
Views: 2,898
Posted By David Wilcockson
Stephen, she is already in Southampton. She has...

Stephen, she is already in Southampton. She has been removed from active status on the P & O website.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th July 2020, 23:35
Replies: 70
Views: 2,898
Posted By David Wilcockson
Was she de-storing & that being the reason why...

Was she de-storing & that being the reason why she spent several weeks on the Tyne, only returning to Southampton in the last 24 hours.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th July 2020, 18:42
Replies: 70
Views: 2,898
Posted By David Wilcockson
P & O have reportedly sold the Oceana to...

P & O have reportedly sold the Oceana to un-disclosed buyers for an unknown figure.
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 7th July 2020, 14:45
Replies: 68
Views: 33,352
Posted By David Wilcockson
This one had a slightly different nick name.

This one had a slightly different nick name.
Forum: Say Hello 21st June 2020, 17:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,836
Posted By David Wilcockson
He`s not been active on this site since October...

He`s not been active on this site since October 2019, & not the best idea to post your email address, try a private message first.
Forum: Elder Dempster 17th June 2020, 17:19
Replies: 70
Views: 4,841
Posted By David Wilcockson
This could be said for any of the amalgamated...

This could be said for any of the amalgamated companies in P & O in the late 70`s & early 80`s.
Forum: P & O 17th June 2020, 13:44
Replies: 173
Views: 35,229
Posted By David Wilcockson
Stephen, so where did the QSRMMV Reina Del...

Stephen, so where did the QSRMMV Reina Del Pacifico fit with this.
Forum: Elder Dempster 16th June 2020, 14:14
Replies: 70
Views: 4,841
Posted By David Wilcockson
Leave Liverpool out of this, unless it`s the Reds...

Leave Liverpool out of this, unless it`s the Reds & Blues!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th April 2020, 18:49
Replies: 630
Views: 237,416
Posted By David Wilcockson
Lovely model of the Amarna, only she had a black...

Lovely model of the Amarna, only she had a black hull during my time on her, not sure when it changed from white, but would expect the P & O bean counters were at the back of it.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 12th April 2020, 12:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,526
Posted By David Wilcockson
A true motor racing legend at a time when it was...

A true motor racing legend at a time when it was really dangerous. RIP Stirling.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 26th March 2020, 21:22
Replies: 22
Views: 2,913
Posted By David Wilcockson
The Arcadia has recently departed Durban heading...

The Arcadia has recently departed Durban heading for Tenerife, would anyone know if she has disembarked her passengers as she is slow steaming at present.
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 1st March 2020, 15:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By David Wilcockson
Without the * or you will find no link.

Without the * or you will find no link.
Forum: J & J Denholm 26th February 2020, 14:04
Replies: 272
Views: 63,111
Posted By David Wilcockson
Didn`t the waitresses have to carry 4? in each...

Didn`t the waitresses have to carry 4? in each hand or some such quantity. Not sure if it`s still there. Happy times in Hamburg, with the Star Club over the road somewhere, & of course `Penny...
Forum: Blue Star Line 19th February 2020, 23:08
Replies: 17
Views: 4,693
Posted By David Wilcockson
Don`t copy the * it will lead to a bad link. ...

Don`t copy the * it will lead to a bad link.

www.bluestarline.org should do it. Great to see the site up & running again.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 2nd February 2020, 17:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By David Wilcockson
Check in it`s menu if there a box showing pages...

Check in it`s menu if there a box showing pages to be printed, it may have been mistakenly set wrongly
Forum: Ship Research 30th January 2020, 09:19
Replies: 10
Views: 2,353
Posted By David Wilcockson
AbeBooks has a few copies for sale.

AbeBooks has a few copies for sale.
Forum: The Engine Room 28th December 2019, 15:32
Replies: 27
Views: 5,287
Posted By David Wilcockson
Not sure when or where I picked up the...

Not sure when or where I picked up the information, but have for years believed the engines came from or were intended for a carrier/battleship.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th December 2019, 09:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By David Wilcockson
Had quite a few of these calls, so I block the...

Had quite a few of these calls, so I block the number & delete it, but firstly if I don`t recognise the callers number I ignore it. If it`s genuine they will call back I suppose.
Forum: Ben Line 22nd December 2019, 12:15
Replies: 13
Views: 2,138
Posted By David Wilcockson
Stephen, yes slightly smaller than Britannia, I...

Stephen, yes slightly smaller than Britannia, I did take one photo but not a good angle, she was on the opposite side of the pier/quay & astern of us, once I`ve got my head around being home I`ll see...
Forum: Ben Line 22nd December 2019, 11:14
Replies: 13
Views: 2,138
Posted By David Wilcockson
Just back from the Britannia & Caribbean cruise...

Just back from the Britannia & Caribbean cruise yesterday, can`t beat it at this time of the year,(have to come back to make sure family get a Christmas meal). Saw Spirit of Discovery in St. Maartin...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 12th November 2019, 15:00
Replies: 11
Views: 2,300
Posted By David Wilcockson
Mollers were at one time based in Shanghai. A...

Mollers were at one time based in Shanghai. A salvage vessel in name could have other uses as in towage & if chartered to the MOWT would have some Naval personnel onboard. Look at it in a wider...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 12th November 2019, 13:05
Replies: 11
Views: 2,300
Posted By David Wilcockson
The only bit of info I can give you is as...

The only bit of info I can give you is as follows:-
Built1909 by Earle`s @ Hull, as Maquarie tonnage 593, for the coastal trade Sydney - Port Maquarie, 90 passengers + cargo. 1929 - 1937 various...
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