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Search: Posts Made By: Capt.John Bax. Ret.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 8th July 2010, 16:53
Replies: 116
Views: 13,142
CERTUM PETE FINEM. Never give up. Let me...

CERTUM PETE FINEM.

Never give up. Let me know when we sail !!!!!

Capt Bax.

(But hurry up, I am 80 in Jan.!!!!)R 399748
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th December 2009, 11:06
Replies: 26
Views: 4,129
Centaur Plaque.

Following is an E Mail from President
2/3 AHS Centaur Association Inc

Dear Centaur Family

Christmas has sneaked up on me while I was concentrating on something else!

I can't say it often...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th December 2009, 19:57
Replies: 26
Views: 4,129
Royal Australian Hospital Ship CENTAUR Located

THE AUSTRALIAN HOSPITAL SHIP CENTAUR THAT WAS SUNK BY A JAPANESE SUBMARINE IN WW 2 WITH TERRIBLE LOSS OF LIFE IS NOW REPORTED LOCATED AND SUV'S ETC WILL BE SENT DOWN IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS TO CONFIRM...
Forum: Say Hello 16th December 2009, 12:05
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Hello...I Came Back.

Hello all,

I have returned to the site after leaving due to differences in the early day.The site seems to have come a long way and have some interesting, knowledgeable people from around the...
Forum: Glen Line 14th July 2005, 15:02
Replies: 5
Views: 6,146
Thank you Paul.

Thank you Paul.
Forum: Glen Line 13th July 2005, 14:12
Replies: 5
Views: 6,146
Exclamation Picture Use. Glen and Shire Line.

GLEN and SHIRE Pictures Reqd.

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If anyone has pictures of Glen or Shire Line Vessels they would like to have used...
Forum: Glen Line 6th July 2005, 18:22
Replies: 4
Views: 8,264
Please send full details by E mail to...

Please send full details by E mail to [email protected]
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 13th June 2005, 15:27
Replies: 11
Views: 2,720
Somehow, I don't think a computer would...

Somehow, I don't think a computer would work...unless it had a Welsh Keyboard.!!!!
John
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 11th June 2005, 19:36
Replies: 11
Views: 2,720
******* Say Hi to Capt Owen for me. I am one...

*******

Say Hi to Capt Owen for me. I am one of the original crew who took ORESTES out from UK for the last time. I was JOS and SOS then but had started to study for my ticket.
I have his picture...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 10th June 2005, 19:35
Replies: 24
Views: 5,561
HI Mike. To Die For YES!! If you ever...

HI Mike.

To Die For YES!!

If you ever worked on any of the Main Line Blue Funnel or Glen Ships you will remember how heavy they were to work, besides that they returned to U.K.EVERY trip and...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 6th June 2005, 17:53
Replies: 24
Views: 5,561
Hi John. You are correct. It is on the...

Hi John.

You are correct. It is on the Mansfields section in Blue Funnel on M.N.O. We received it from Harvey Lade ex Director of Mansfields quite a long time ago now. Harvey lives in Oz.
However...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 1st June 2005, 15:01
Replies: 57
Views: 10,169
Hi John. Almost sure it is the floating...

Hi John.

Almost sure it is the floating drydock in Rotterdam. Most BF Ships drydocked there as it was fast turn round compared with the old system in Glasgow. Even had toilets in Rotterdam !!!
...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 27th May 2005, 14:18
Replies: 24
Views: 5,561
Re Clan Line Pictures.

Very likely, but I had over 2000 pictures,so it is sort of dificult to remember where some of them came from (old age) mostly of the later vessels (after 1910) but go take a look on...
Forum: The Bridge 26th May 2005, 19:13
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Remember that a Pilot is on board to provide...

Remember that a Pilot is on board to provide Local Knowledge to the Master and at no time is he in Command. The Master can over ride his orders/instructionsat any time. In Blue Funnel and Glen Line...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 26th May 2005, 17:36
Replies: 24
Views: 5,561
CHARON. Got to know your Greek thing a me bob !!!

CHARON: Ferryman of the Dead. He's a sulky old salt who transports souls across the River STYX to the gates of the Underworld.


But not for nothing. Oh no. First you have to pay him a silver...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 25th May 2005, 18:16
Replies: 1
Views: 4,292
Exclamation The Unveiling and Dedication of The Merchant Navy Plaque. Singapore

The Merchant Navy Memorial Plaque at Bidadari Garden in Singapore was Unveiled and Dedicated on May 17th 2005 at 11 am (Local Time).
In attendance were some 50 people. The Unveiling was carried...
Forum: Glen Line 25th May 2005, 18:01
Replies: 2
Views: 6,120
Exclamation GLEN and SHIRE LINE PICTURES.

I am about to start writing the History of The Glen and Shire Line and while I do have many pictures including some of the very early 1800s Sailing vessels,I would like to invite /request you to scan...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 25th May 2005, 17:42
Replies: 24
Views: 5,561
OK As No One Got Them. here Are The names. ...

OK As No One Got Them. here Are The names.

From 1st Left. ANSWERS !!!!!! Nobody gets the banana.

LAOMEDON. ANCHISES. ASCANIUS. GORGON.[U] (S'pore to W Australian Service) PYRRHUS.
...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 5th May 2005, 15:57
Replies: 26
Views: 4,799
Tony It would appear that Elepenor was on...

Tony

It would appear that Elepenor was on the Aussi run as well, but this needs to be looked at deeper as they did switch about more in those days, dependent on the cargoes and lifting required....
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 5th May 2005, 15:52
Replies: 26
Views: 4,799
You are more than welcome. In drydock, having...

You are more than welcome.
In drydock, having your bottom scraped I presume.
Memories are made of this !!!!
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 4th May 2005, 17:37
Replies: 24
Views: 5,561
Close but no Banana.!!

Tanker.

Take a real good look at the fourth from the front. Otherwise you are getting warmer. !!!! Every ship is different although they may be of the same class but you are on the right track....
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 3rd May 2005, 19:55
Replies: 24
Views: 5,561
:confused: Come On Lads. Its Not That Difficult....

:confused: Come On Lads. Its Not That Difficult.
One Of Them, Anybody Who Sailed With Blue Funnel Has Got To Know.
The Singapore Twins.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 29th April 2005, 15:58
Replies: 24
Views: 5,561
NAME THE VESSELS !!!! Singapore .May 1953

Can you name the five Blue Funnel Ships alongsiude at Singapore on the same day in May 1953...and class them too.

Capt Bax.

Answers here in maybe about 2 weeks.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 26th April 2005, 18:42
Replies: 26
Views: 4,799
Re Mystry Blue Funnel Vessel

This one came up in the December 2004 Blue Funnel News Letter of The Blue Funnel Association and was answered in the January 2005 News Letter.

The vessel in question is the EURYBATES 91928 and...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 26th April 2005, 18:14
Replies: 98
Views: 32,611
Outward Bound.

Yes go ahead and post it and Spread the word.

Capt Bax.
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