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Search: Posts Made By: Noel Martin
Forum: Ship Research 3rd March 2015, 21:53
Replies: 14
Views: 2,495
Posted By Noel Martin
Hi there again. Try wikipedia Japan I-201 class...

Hi there again. Try wikipedia Japan I-201 class submarine the whole article about these submarines. Quite large very fast and long distance travel. Lots of German equipment MAN engines etc.
Forum: Ship Research 3rd March 2015, 05:12
Replies: 14
Views: 2,495
Posted By Noel Martin
It appears that the Japanese had built 2 rather...

It appears that the Japanese had built 2 rather large submarines but not quite finished them at WW2 end and these were to hit the Panama lock gates both the Pacific and Atlantic both at the same...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 13th June 2014, 10:25
Replies: 22
Views: 3,197
Posted By Noel Martin
Mickey Rooney Elizabeth Taylor " National Velvet"

Best film ever! Just purchased the DVD last year $10.00NZ Lent it to many people & all loved it. So guys go back in history and watch it. Mickey was about 19 or 20 years old at the time. Elizabeth...
Forum: Shaw Savill 4th June 2014, 10:13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,971
Posted By Noel Martin
Hi Anne, Your Dad, what a great age & Im so...

Hi Anne, Your Dad, what a great age & Im so sorry! Im pushing 75 now & still working (part time here in New Zealand) Could you put up some of his ships he was C/E on. Its always great to find out if...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 4th June 2014, 09:45
Replies: 126
Views: 28,188
Posted By Noel Martin
Hi Bob,I guess many seamen & ratings gained DRs ...

Hi Bob,I guess many seamen & ratings gained DRs & double DRs but back next trip,. but speaking of engineers either DR was the end of your seagoing career in the Merchant Navy with that company or...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 3rd June 2014, 05:08
Replies: 126
Views: 28,188
Posted By Noel Martin
Note for Kypros. I see that they are using Manaus...

Note for Kypros. I see that they are using Manaus as a City for world cup football who would have thought that 50 years ago!!!!.How long did it take you to get there from entering the Amazon river...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 28th January 2014, 22:01
Replies: 126
Views: 28,188
Posted By Noel Martin
Hi Kypros, Just done some research on you ship...

Hi Kypros, Just done some research on you ship the "Hubert" Booth line, what a lovely little 8000 ton passenger liner. Single screw but with two steam turbine engines driving a single shaft a bit...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 28th January 2014, 04:42
Replies: 126
Views: 28,188
Posted By Noel Martin
My 21st birthday was in Panama 26/11/60. Terrible...

My 21st birthday was in Panama 26/11/60. Terrible hangover and had to turn too for canal transit. My job 4th lecky job was logging the engine room movements by the movement platform. My college 3rd...
Forum: Shaw Savill 11th July 2013, 07:23
Replies: 8
Views: 5,939
Posted By Noel Martin
Hi Guys, I dont know what engines were in the "I"...

Hi Guys, I dont know what engines were in the "I" boats single screw (please tell me) but there is a story about the" Icenic's" crankshaft slipping out of alingment or something like that. Regards...
Forum: Shaw Savill 9th July 2013, 05:42
Replies: 52
Views: 18,657
Posted By Noel Martin
Hi guys of SSL Im Noel Martin of Christchurch NZ...

Hi guys of SSL Im Noel Martin of Christchurch NZ (Leckie oh a lot of ships 1960s) am a member here (look at the threads) As i live in ChCh Ive never joined the SSL society but there was a site that...
Forum: Shaw Savill 7th July 2013, 05:52
Replies: 54
Views: 18,274
Posted By Noel Martin
Smile Hi Brian, Noel Martin again, was the "Zealandic "...

Hi Brian, Noel Martin again, was the "Zealandic " S/Screw Sulzer RD76 engine? To Bill Richardson & Bob Lewis London docks Electrical Inspectors I used to call myself a "Motor Leckie " I have always...
Forum: Shaw Savill 6th July 2013, 06:23
Replies: 54
Views: 18,274
Posted By Noel Martin
Megantic (Noel Martin first leckie 1967)

To all those Shaw Savill engineers (hello there) I was First Leckie in 1967 We had just done a loading run of apples so we went a few ports that SSL didnt go to (Hobart Albany Bunbury) last port of...
Forum: The Engine Room 10th November 2011, 06:33
Replies: 41
Views: 10,221
Posted By Noel Martin
Just come up with this formula today. Harland &...

Just come up with this formula today. Harland & Woolf engines 7 cylinders crank sequence (ahead) 1.7.2.5.4.3.6. angle between cranks 51.43 (degrees) B & W single acting engine Medic & Megantic Shaw...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th November 2011, 08:58
Replies: 13
Views: 2,006
Posted By Noel Martin
Hi Ray I see what you mean about battery banks &...

Hi Ray I see what you mean about battery banks & wind generation but I also down loaded that article .The issue facing CMAL and looking at it, these ferries dont travel any great distances probably 2...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th November 2011, 07:54
Replies: 13
Views: 2,006
Posted By Noel Martin
Well guys welcome to the 21st century! At least...

Well guys welcome to the 21st century! At least 40% of ships today are driven by electric motors. All the very large Cruise ships Icebreakers Tankers etc. Try googling ABB. Azipods! Wartsila Medium...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 28th October 2011, 04:36
Replies: 3
Views: 2,344
Posted By Noel Martin
Certainly am! Have replied to nostalgia's email...

Certainly am! Have replied to nostalgia's email but if you dont get it please email me on *************** I have an address in Manchester to send to or pickup. Thanks & regards Noel Martin.

email...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th October 2011, 08:44
Replies: 18
Views: 10,882
Posted By Noel Martin
Hi there, The Delphic & the Runic both Shaw...

Hi there, The Delphic & the Runic both Shaw Savill lines sailing to both Aussie & New Zealand in the 50s/60s The Runic came to grief comming from Brisbane south to either Australia or NZ but it hit a...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 10th October 2011, 06:26
Replies: 3
Views: 2,344
Posted By Noel Martin
Hi there, Mr Hawker Im Noel Martin of...

Hi there, Mr Hawker Im Noel Martin of Christchurch New Zealand well what an offer on your books but I wasnt a member then but I hope you found a good home for them?Let me Know please. Only a couple...
Forum: The Engine Room 9th October 2011, 07:37
Replies: 41
Views: 10,221
Posted By Noel Martin
The Medic & Megantic Shaw Savill lines both had...

The Medic & Megantic Shaw Savill lines both had twin screws with 2 x 7 cylinder engines British built B & W engines of about early 60s manufacture ran okay on the trip to Aussie & back. That was in...
Forum: Passenger Liners 2nd October 2011, 10:02
Replies: 28
Views: 5,785
Posted By Noel Martin
This file as been inactive for a number of years...

This file as been inactive for a number of years but being the "Willem Ruys" I have some engineering questions I need help with. She had 8 Sulzer diesel engines 4 engines per propeller shaft. Twin...
Forum: Say Hello 10th September 2011, 04:51
Replies: 5
Views: 1,642
Posted By Noel Martin
Smile Noel martin

Hi there, Im Noel from Christchurch New Zealand. Was a "Lecky" for most of the 60s! British Merchant Navy Australia & New Zealand runs! Found this site whilst looking at Harland & Wolff Belfast. Did...
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