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Search: Posts Made By: Jim Mclaughlin
Forum: Computers and The Internet 26th July 2019, 13:34
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
No problem Geoff. I have two scanners in work...

No problem Geoff.
I have two scanners in work that can play up until cleaned.
Don't thank me, thank Google :)
Forum: Bank Line 26th July 2019, 13:30
Replies: 19
Views: 2,486
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Yes great pictures of a fun day out on the...

Yes great pictures of a fun day out on the lifeboats many of us can relate to.
Hot weather and cold beers onboard.
My memory is of cruising the length of some Caribbean beach being bombed with...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 25th July 2019, 15:23
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Smile Problems like this are often due to dust in the...

Problems like this are often due to dust in the calibration area of the scanner.

Google this- Epson scanner V600 quality problems
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 23rd April 2019, 13:19
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Yes gone, but will be fondly remembered by of...

Yes gone,
but will be fondly remembered by of all of the Celtic family, young and old .
The clubs greatest ever skipper.
RIP Billy.
H H
Forum: Say Hello 12th February 2019, 13:27
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Hi There, Loads of ex Benline on this site....

Hi There,

Loads of ex Benline on this site.

His full name and what his position on board was would help.

B/R Jim
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th July 2018, 13:28
Replies: 55
Views: 5,712
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Hmm ! no pictures but plenty adverts. Surely...

Hmm ! no pictures but plenty adverts.
Surely they had a back up system where everything is saved at end of the day.
Forum: Ben Line 6th February 2017, 13:27
Replies: 20
Views: 3,034
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
No Chinese galley crew on the Benhope I was on in...

No Chinese galley crew on the Benhope I was on in 1977.
Then again she was a bulk carrier not general cargo ship as most Benline ships were.
Not a far east visitor that I was aware of.
Jim
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th May 2016, 13:56
Replies: 2
Views: 1,114
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
First Container Vessel to unload in Uk

Looks like a conversion job.
Cant quite make out her name.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-36228712

Jim
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 12th January 2016, 13:21
Replies: 28
Views: 2,953
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Never bought any of his songs, but do recall...

Never bought any of his songs, but do recall Major Tom being played regularly on the duke box in the canteen at the old NSTC college at Gravesend. A classic tune.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th November 2015, 13:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Yip looks like they have already layed up one...

Yip
looks like they have already layed up one of there flagship triple E vessels.
A volatile industry to say the least.
Jim

Snap! AD
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd February 2015, 13:08
Replies: 5
Views: 1,434
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Remember this happening to the Texaco Norway...

Remember this happening to the Texaco Norway after loading at Kharg.
Didn't even notice it until I saw she was dead in the water and kicking up sand/sediment at the stern.
Tugs were recalled and...
Forum: Wrecks 28th November 2014, 13:19
Replies: 5
Views: 2,572
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Not Long back from Lanzarote. Took coast road...

Not Long back from Lanzarote.
Took coast road bike run down to Airport to photograph planes coming in low. never saw her, maybe other side of Arrecife.
I was in Porto del Carmen.
Jim
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th November 2014, 12:31
Replies: 16
Views: 4,225
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Ok Hugh. Cheers for info. Jim

Ok Hugh.
Cheers for info.
Jim
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th November 2014, 14:03
Replies: 16
Views: 4,225
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Hi Hugh, Any tips on how to get info from 1977?...

Hi Hugh,
Any tips on how to get info from 1977?
Its a bit of a minefield.
Regards,
Jim
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th November 2014, 07:49
Replies: 16
Views: 4,225
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
I Lost both in one house move to many as well. ...

I Lost both in one house move to many as well.
Regret my carelessness now.
Jim
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th January 2014, 15:04
Replies: 22
Views: 3,392
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Ghost ship! in these times. Amazing if true.

Ghost ship! in these times. Amazing if true.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 3rd December 2013, 13:36
Replies: 1
Views: 880
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Peanut!!

I have just finished reading jaspers book titled Peanut.
I really enjoyed the various adventures he had at Gravesend and on his eyeopening first trip.
Certainly brings it all back.
Well worth a...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 13th November 2013, 13:19
Replies: 600
Views: 169,299
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Good times! We chased the Girls and the boys...

Good times!
We chased the Girls and the boys chased us, but in a different way :)

Did anyone hear anymore from GravesendReporter who was writing an artricle about life at the NSTC for the local...
Forum: Say Hello 7th November 2013, 13:11
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Greetings Sébastien, Joined my first ship in...

Greetings Sébastien,

Joined my first ship in Le Harve on a cold and foggy winter morning in 1977.

Jim
Forum: The Radio Room 19th July 2013, 13:15
Replies: 77
Views: 12,371
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
There was a chief steward who went by the ...

There was a chief steward who went by the nickname of (Tuesday)
He/She offered to do my Dhobi for nothing But I respectfully declined the offer.
Forum: Say Hello 27th March 2013, 14:25
Replies: 8
Hi
Views: 989
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Hi TimReiffer, Enjoyed your 1st post on...

Hi TimReiffer,
Enjoyed your 1st post on Gravesend.
I would have loved to have taken a stroll down memory lane and seen the old grounds and haunts if I wasnt so bloody far away.
Forum: Royal Navy 21st March 2013, 14:25
Replies: 73
Views: 8,515
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
1977 Le Harve. Droped case of at hotel and...

1977 Le Harve.
Droped case of at hotel and went to a local water hole with an SOS.
As we sat at the bar the pretty barmaid slapped a porn mag down on the bar in front of me, much to everyones...
Forum: BP Shipping 10th September 2012, 20:38
Replies: 129
Views: 40,888
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Did anyone see the texaco norway there 1977? It...

Did anyone see the texaco norway there 1977? It was either brunei or borneo when I left her after discharge in the med. Memorys gone!
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 6th September 2012, 13:34
Replies: 0
Views: 1,762
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
Maersk Peregrino

Tonight at 22.00. Mighty Ships on the TV quest channel.
The FPSO maersk Peregrino a converted VLCC.
Huge and costing more than 1 billion to convert.
Great viewing.

Jim
Forum: Nautical Colleges 30th August 2012, 21:14
Replies: 9
Views: 4,191
Posted By Jim Mclaughlin
A lot of your lyrics Iam sure we can relate to....

A lot of your lyrics Iam sure we can relate to. Minor point a sea cadet is officer in the making. No cadets at gravesend sea school I was at.
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