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Search: Posts Made By: Davie M
Forum: Ship Research 16th July 2019, 19:49
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Davie M
The courtesy flag is the flag of the country...

The courtesy flag is the flag of the country visited. The Eu is not a country(yet) so does not have a flag. I would think the circle of stars is more an emblem than a country flag.
However in small...
Forum: Ship Research 16th July 2019, 19:39
Replies: 40
Views: 1,827
Posted By Davie M
Coming from Morningside we generally have dinner...

Coming from Morningside we generally have dinner at sex(Jester)
Forum: Ship Research 13th July 2019, 10:39
Replies: 40
Views: 1,827
Posted By Davie M
Hi Stein, The reason that lots of different ď...

Hi Stein, The reason that lots of different ď linings ď are used on the inside on small grp and steel hulls is not only making the inside more comfortable but it also hides a multitude of cables and...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th May 2019, 16:30
Replies: 35
Views: 3,123
Posted By Davie M
I agree with you on your thoughts. He has upset...

I agree with you on your thoughts. He has upset somebody somewhere.
Davie
Forum: Tall ships 15th May 2019, 17:15
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By Davie M
It showed how an old way of powering square...

It showed how an old way of powering square riggers can be brought up to date with modern technology.
Liked the idea of modifying the sails to become solar panels as well as driving the yacht.
But...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 13th May 2019, 15:55
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By Davie M
Doris Day

Has past away at 97. Fondly remember her films with Rock Hudson and Tony Randle.
Had a great singing voice as well.
RIP
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 9th May 2019, 17:13
Replies: 50
Views: 25,869
Posted By Davie M
Thanks Bill for ref to the SSM magazine...

Thanks Bill for ref to the SSM magazine particularly the section beyond Balloch where I spent my youth.
Davie
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 7th May 2019, 11:11
Replies: 50
Views: 25,869
Posted By Davie M
Hogarth were also involved, with Lyle they had...

Hogarth were also involved, with Lyle they had become Scottish Ship Management and subsequently in 1972 they formed Seaforth Maritime Ltd Aberdeen.
This is taken from a small book titled Hogarth, a...
Forum: Say Hello 2nd May 2019, 10:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By Davie M
A book published by the World Ship Society and...

A book published by the World Ship Society and titled A Short History by A.A.McAlister goes into detail about Hogarth and the connection with Ardrossan where Baron boats were registered.
Might help...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 23rd April 2019, 20:19
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By Davie M
Was with a room full of English football...

Was with a room full of English football supporters in Bletchley Park watching the match on TV. Being the only Scot stood some stick before match started. It soon changed later on by the final...
Forum: Tall ships 20th March 2019, 14:34
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By Davie M
Jean da la Lune

Itís been reported that the vessel has sunk in a harbour on the Is of Tenerife. No one injured.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 15th February 2019, 10:37
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Davie M
Was given a present of an afternoon trip...

Was given a present of an afternoon trip Attempting to drive/fire the Tornado steam engine.
Decided before the big day it would be helpful to get a book on the subject, Steam locomotive Driver’s...
Forum: The Bridge 6th December 2018, 17:29
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By Davie M
Ah,human mischief. As the major players have...

Ah,human mischief. As the major players have their own systems it is not beyond ken it would be a target during any future confrontations.
Forum: The Bridge 6th December 2018, 13:22
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By Davie M
Seems a reasonable solution. Davie

Seems a reasonable solution.
Davie
Forum: The Bridge 5th December 2018, 22:29
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By Davie M
Maybe I am nieve but apart from the amount of...

Maybe I am nieve but apart from the amount of money we have contributed why even bother with a system that is way behind being switched on.
We have relied on GPS for some time and it appears to do...
Forum: The Bridge 16th October 2018, 22:21
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By Davie M
I use a Tidal planner available from the Apps...

I use a Tidal planner available from the Apps Store online. It not only gives tidal predictions but also tidal currents and directions at times during the tides cycle.
You access the info via using...
Forum: The Engine Room 2nd October 2018, 22:22
Replies: 23
Views: 2,235
Posted By Davie M
Sad news, maybe the money for the potholes will...

Sad news, maybe the money for the potholes will come from the new holiday village?
Davie
Forum: The Engine Room 10th September 2018, 16:31
Replies: 23
Views: 2,235
Posted By Davie M
Thumbs up Looking forward to seeing her back in steam. ...

Looking forward to seeing her back in steam.
Davie
Forum: The Engine Room 29th August 2018, 10:33
Replies: 23
Views: 2,235
Posted By Davie M
Agreed it was years ago but at that time there...

Agreed it was years ago but at that time there were three private boat hiring companies at Balloch and one at Balmaha and the Maid.
They all managed to get along together.
As was said in another...
Forum: The Engine Room 22nd August 2018, 11:56
Replies: 23
Views: 2,235
Posted By Davie M
You are right Roy, I likewise would like them to...

You are right Roy, I likewise would like them to succeed and hope they do.
The big difference between her and Waverley is she is in a fixed place which means people are going to have to go to her...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th August 2018, 15:55
Replies: 23
Views: 2,235
Posted By Davie M
Maid of the Loch paddle steamer

A call has gone out to find engineers to help with the restoration of the Maid on Loch Lomond.
Details can be found on Facebook under Vale of Leven History or by contacting [email protected]
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 18th July 2018, 19:49
Replies: 0
Views: 673
Posted By Davie M
Basra pilots.

Read in a freebie today that pilots taking shipping up the Shatt El Arab to Basra are to be housed in Basra aboard Saddam Hussainís Yacht Basrah Breeze.
Built in 1981 at a cost of $30m the man...
Forum: Say Hello 1st April 2018, 22:06
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Davie M
Hi, Welcome, if you look at the tramp ships...

Hi, Welcome, if you look at the tramp ships section you will see there are still a few of us still about.
Davie
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 12th March 2018, 09:23
Replies: 36
Views: 2,003
Posted By Davie M
Sad news indeed.As was said elsewhere he was the...

Sad news indeed.As was said elsewhere he was the last of the great stand up music hall comics.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 5th March 2018, 16:56
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Davie M
Trevor Baylis

Trevor Baylis who invented the wind up radio has died aged 80.
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