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Search: Posts Made By: sparkie2182
Forum: Say Hello Today, 00:06
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By sparkie2182
My condolences. RIP.

My condolences.

RIP.
Forum: Royal Navy 18th February 2020, 21:41
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By sparkie2182
The rn field gun contest is still played...

The rn field gun contest is still played out..... But on a much smaller scale.
The submarine service team practices in Barrow...... On an unused warehouse carpark........ The contest itself...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th February 2020, 00:15
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By sparkie2182
I was lucky enough to see him play when I was a...

I was lucky enough to see him play when I was a boy.

RIP to a true hero in more than one sense of the word
Forum: Royal Navy 11th February 2020, 11:45
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By sparkie2182
Scottish yards... Or not?

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/scottish-shipbuilding-and-misinformation-whats-going-on/
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 3rd February 2020, 23:35
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By sparkie2182
A qualified accountant. :)

A qualified accountant.

:)
Forum: Royal Navy 3rd February 2020, 11:14
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By sparkie2182
Wanna hire a British aircraft carrier?

The British army thinks its a good idea.....

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/royal-navy-solution-americas-aircraft-carrier-troubles-118571
Forum: The Radio Room 31st January 2020, 13:29
Replies: 53
Views: 3,302
Posted By sparkie2182
........ "The last Sparkie could get it to...

........ "The last Sparkie could get it to work".
Forum: The Radio Room 26th January 2020, 16:30
Replies: 53
Views: 3,302
Posted By sparkie2182
"fallen off its shelf in bad weather". ...

"fallen off its shelf in bad weather".

Multiply that by thousands and thousands.
Forum: The Radio Room 24th January 2020, 00:44
Replies: 53
Views: 3,302
Posted By sparkie2182
My recollections exactly.

My recollections exactly.
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd January 2020, 19:56
Replies: 53
Views: 3,302
Posted By sparkie2182
The number one cause of friction...... the crew...

The number one cause of friction...... the crew TV.
A brand new multi band TV reduced to being skip worthy within a few weeks....... guaranteed.........treated with less delicacy than a winch.
If...
Forum: The Radio Room 15th January 2020, 20:08
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By sparkie2182
Have you heard of the one about Welsh R/O who...

Have you heard of the one about Welsh R/O who told a certain Princess to **** *** at 0300hrs thinking her call was a spoof when she asked for an r/t call to a certain ship?
Forum: The Radio Room 15th January 2020, 13:58
Replies: 38
Views: 2,039
Posted By sparkie2182
Ditto Troppo's experience.

Ditto Troppo's experience.
Forum: The Radio Room 14th January 2020, 16:41
Replies: 106
Views: 13,758
Posted By sparkie2182
I remember the "Handbook for Wireless Operators"...

I remember the "Handbook for Wireless Operators" has specimen papers for both classes at the back..
The Class 1 always seemed soooo far tougher than the 2.

If I recall correctly.... the radar...
Forum: BP Shipping 13th January 2020, 23:19
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By sparkie2182
Many thanks Graham. Very much appreciated.

Many thanks Graham.
Very much appreciated.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 12th January 2020, 19:39
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By sparkie2182
Playing a Slideshow In thumbnails screen,...

Playing a Slideshow
In thumbnails screen, select a photo and then press OK to start a slideshow from the
current photo.
1.To pause the slideshow and view a single photo, press OK. To resume the...
Forum: The Radio Room 10th January 2020, 16:22
Replies: 36
Views: 1,935
Posted By sparkie2182
First time I ever heard of anyone putting in to...

First time I ever heard of anyone putting in to Albany NY State.
Interesting.

Also.....

How many years served at sea, Gordon.?
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 6th January 2020, 23:13
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By sparkie2182
Thirded. RIP.

Thirded.

RIP.
Forum: BP Shipping 20th December 2019, 00:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By sparkie2182
Captain Sydney Robert Garratt BP

CAPTAIN SR GARRATT M.N. Sydney Robert Died 16th October 2019 in the Royal Preston hospital. A loving Husband of Pat, Brother of Ailsa and Phil and Uncle. Funeral service will be held at Beetham Hall...
Forum: Ben Line 15th December 2019, 00:45
Replies: 13
Views: 1,478
Posted By sparkie2182
Was on Britannia last year in Caribbean. .........

Was on Britannia last year in Caribbean. ...... you will love it.
I'm on Oceania for xmas and ny.......Canaries.

Have a great time......all the very best

S2182
Forum: Other International Navies 13th December 2019, 17:24
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By sparkie2182
https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2019/12/russian-airc...

https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2019/12/russian-aircraft-carrier-will-not-get-salvaged-and-repaired.html
Forum: United States Navy 13th December 2019, 10:24
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By sparkie2182
Bae in USA..... 2 ships... 1 drydock

https://www.baesystems.com/en-us/feature/two-destroyers-one-drydock
Forum: Other International Navies 12th December 2019, 16:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By sparkie2182
Russian Navy Disaster

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/major-fire-breaks-out-on-russian-aircraft-carrier/
Forum: The Engine Room 12th December 2019, 13:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By sparkie2182
"Lots of non descript crewmen often from the...

"Lots of non descript crewmen often from the former Easter Bloc countries who wear no visible insignia of rank."

I hasten to add...….they are entirely competent and work harder then any crew I...
Forum: The Engine Room 12th December 2019, 13:27
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By sparkie2182
" so that ship is not typical of the Cunard...

" so that ship is not typical of the Cunard liners."

nor are the prices.

I sailed the QV in October to the Adriatic...….she was fine in all respects.

The days of Downton Abbey are...
Forum: The Engine Room 10th December 2019, 02:01
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By sparkie2182
Lots of non descript crewmen often from the...

Lots of non descript crewmen often from the former Easter Bloc countries who wear no visible insignia of rank.
When the Captain eats in the Self service cafe .....you know it's not Union Castle...
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