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Search: Posts Made By: RHP
Forum: Other International Navies 13th December 2019, 03:31
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By RHP
She was only refitted after her smokey cruise...

She was only refitted after her smokey cruise down the channel and back a couple years ago as a vanity item 'we have a carrier, we are a world power'. I imagine with the warped decks now, they'll...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 10th December 2019, 11:00
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By RHP
The money should come from the lottery and...

The money should come from the lottery and certainly not from the defense budget.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 1st December 2019, 02:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,959
Posted By RHP
Ships passing through the Suez canal 1940

Came across this by chance.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfQKP52MQYE
Forum: Tall ships 18th November 2019, 14:42
Replies: 104
Views: 35,645
Posted By RHP
My father used to drink in the F&H every week...

My father used to drink in the F&H every week with his pals. The banter was out of this world....
Forum: Blue Star Line 25th October 2019, 04:58
Replies: 26
Views: 2,938
Posted By RHP
It was clearly a deliberate decision, surprised...

It was clearly a deliberate decision, surprised no one has the reason behind it!
Forum: Ship Research 19th October 2019, 01:30
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By RHP
I have never seen any general arrangement plans...

I have never seen any general arrangement plans for super yachts other than what brokers are willing to publicise when chartering or selling a yacht. Security springs to mind especially on the...
Forum: Blue Star Line 18th October 2019, 23:48
Replies: 26
Views: 2,938
Posted By RHP
Is there any truth in that SB or are you just...

Is there any truth in that SB or are you just taking a swing? Surely the place of registration would sort that out?
Forum: Blue Star Line 18th October 2019, 10:19
Replies: 26
Views: 2,938
Posted By RHP
Curious.....

Looking through the Blue Star fleet list there were ships named after many towns, cities, ports and countries, however never a Liverpool Star despite the ciy's global shipping and commercial...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th October 2019, 06:49
Replies: 257
Views: 40,950
Posted By RHP
I speak Portuguese, it's a lovely language! My...

I speak Portuguese, it's a lovely language!
My wife speaks fluent Italian (mother tongue), English, Russian, French, Portuguese and her Spanish is passable. Hearing flip from one language to another...
Forum: Ship Research 27th September 2019, 02:34
Replies: 22
Views: 2,571
Posted By RHP
Cost of finance these last few years has been so...

Cost of finance these last few years has been so cheap as well as subsidized building costs/ships prices that I imagine they're far more economical to buy than we realise.
Forum: United States Navy 12th September 2019, 04:02
Replies: 23
Views: 4,159
Posted By RHP
Which would be even more suitable today as they...

Which would be even more suitable today as they don't emit an electronic signature! Crafty chaps these matelots!
Forum: United States Navy 5th September 2019, 05:19
Replies: 23
Views: 4,159
Posted By RHP
Navy abandoning virtual touch screen control for ships

Navy scrapping touchscreen controls on destroyers after deadly collisions: report https://www.foxnews.com/tech/navy-ditches-touchscreen-controls

Its the wrong application of technology to control...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th July 2019, 16:53
Replies: 18
Views: 2,362
Posted By RHP
I have a Brother simple print/scanner - excellent...

I have a Brother simple print/scanner - excellent and cheap.

Cheap means avoiding manufacturer ink cartridges, my Brother uses generic ink powder. This is more important than the price of the...
Forum: The Engine Room 28th May 2019, 09:13
Replies: 71
Views: 10,162
Posted By RHP
Cathodic protection and hull valves are such...

Cathodic protection and hull valves are such basic design factors, how can they get them wrong?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st May 2019, 15:10
Replies: 40
Views: 6,510
Posted By RHP
That is the key point Stephen, "Who cares". ...

That is the key point Stephen, "Who cares". He's a senior RN officer, Captain of the most strategic vessel in the Navy. Get off his back and let him get on with his job!
Forum: The Radio Room 21st May 2019, 04:18
Replies: 471
Views: 67,461
Posted By RHP
Fascinating thread gents, congratulations. I...

Fascinating thread gents, congratulations. I listened to many of the recordings but being a member of the great unwashed, they meant nothing to me. What content were these signals generally carrying?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th May 2019, 15:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By RHP
Summary...

Summary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnnoIL9DUps
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th May 2019, 06:07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By RHP
The newspapers are describing how the return of...

The newspapers are describing how the return of draconian sanctions is hurting the Iranian economy and the hard liners are gaining influence as a consequence. On the day D Trump took office the...
Forum: Say Hello 12th May 2019, 11:10
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By RHP
Welcome Ian, get stuck in...

Welcome Ian, get stuck in...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 10th May 2019, 11:46
Replies: 28
Views: 7,576
Posted By RHP
Ruby: ...

Ruby: https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/1047858/title/oasiaex-saga-ruby-o/cat/all
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 29th April 2019, 11:49
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By RHP
Support vessels should be reclassified as warships to stop overseas tenders

Daily Telegraph: Alan Tovey, industry editor
28 APRIL 2019 10:40PM

Pressure is growing on the Government to reclassify Navy support vessels as warships, to save thousands of jobs.

A 1bn...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 14th April 2019, 12:50
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By RHP
One of the original few who made Shanks vision...

One of the original few who made Shanks vision into reality. I'll never forget the commentators surprise when he realised it was Tom who scored the header from the corner in the European cup final in...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th April 2019, 05:36
Replies: 257
Views: 40,950
Posted By RHP
I stopped posting photos 12 months ago, sadly the...

I stopped posting photos 12 months ago, sadly the charm has worn off as there is a strong risk that the owners will simply pull the plug at any time and all our photos, stories, comments, experiences...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th March 2019, 03:51
Replies: 14
Views: 3,000
Posted By RHP
Superb photography throughout his website, many...

Superb photography throughout his website, many thanks for the post Graham and I hope the fellow recovers quickly.

Take a look at the Magellan Strait section.... ...
Forum: Histories 8th March 2019, 01:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By RHP
The incoming tide over the sandbank at Hoylake...

The incoming tide over the sandbank at Hoylake for example is always far choppier than the sheltered water in front of it obviously but also the general tide state further out (incoming). With a...
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