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Search: Posts Made By: stevekelly10
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th October 2019, 19:43
Replies: 206
Views: 18,741
Posted By stevekelly10
Nil Iligitum Desperundum carbourundom ! ...

Nil Iligitum Desperundum carbourundom !

Don't let the barstewards grind you down :)
Forum: The Engine Room 1st October 2019, 14:34
Replies: 71
Views: 7,677
Posted By stevekelly10
Not this time ! It was the main condenser...

Not this time ! It was the main condenser overboard valve. The nut holding the spindle in the motorised unit fell off ! the spindle dropped down and the valve slammed shut, followed by a large jet of...
Forum: The Engine Room 30th September 2019, 22:15
Replies: 71
Views: 7,677
Posted By stevekelly10
I have nightmares about one such valve ! Trouble...

I have nightmares about one such valve ! Trouble I was awake when it happened ! :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th September 2019, 13:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By stevekelly10
Could have been worse and they had done a "Dell...

Could have been worse and they had done a "Dell Boy" and bought a load of fluorescent Yellow paint ! (Jester)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 15:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By stevekelly10
They must have bought a job lot (Jester)

They must have bought a job lot (Jester)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 11:45
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By stevekelly10
Hi Pat If you click on the link for the survey...

Hi Pat If you click on the link for the survey website in my original post it says there are some tickets available for Saturday and it tells you how to apply.

Regards

Steve
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 11:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By stevekelly10
No she is not in any of the pictures :)

No she is not in any of the pictures :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th September 2019, 19:19
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By stevekelly10
More pics :)

More pics :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th September 2019, 18:49
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By stevekelly10
Sadly his cranes no longer exist :( Have asked my...

Sadly his cranes no longer exist :( Have asked my Daughter for anymore pics, she has of today ! Knowing her she probably took a load ! :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th September 2019, 13:30
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By stevekelly10
Naming ceremony Sir David Attenborough

Today ! No I was not there :( My Daughter was :) https://www.bas.ac.uk/media-post/ship-is-named-with-royal-ceremony/
Forum: The Engine Room 22nd September 2019, 20:52
Replies: 16
Views: 1,779
Posted By stevekelly10
You want to see what happens when there is...

You want to see what happens when there is nothing on the PMS system and something fails ! ended up with us being towed off the loading buoy at Juyamah due to a rather large ingress of water into the...
Forum: The Engine Room 20th September 2019, 20:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,779
Posted By stevekelly10
I sailed on two ULCC's as 2\E and I used to dread...

I sailed on two ULCC's as 2\E and I used to dread certain C\E's coming down the engineroom during stand-bys and even worse when flashing up the plant after drydock. I had a serious fallout with two...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th September 2019, 20:55
Replies: 178
Views: 34,944
Posted By stevekelly10
When I was doing my phase 3 at Springburn college...

When I was doing my phase 3 at Springburn college Glasgow in 1970. myself and another 3 cadets had a flat there ! on the ground floor flat one of the girls there, was going out with one of my...
Forum: United States Navy 5th September 2019, 20:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,601
Posted By stevekelly10
Garbage in, Garbage out :)

Garbage in, Garbage out :)
Forum: BP Shipping 5th September 2019, 20:37
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By stevekelly10
My first trip was on the "British Power" As a...

My first trip was on the "British Power" As a Cadet ! The Eng Cadets cabins where midships on the Starboard side, at the rear of the of the lower deck accommodation. Two cabins, with double bunk...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th August 2019, 22:17
Replies: 40
Views: 4,793
Posted By stevekelly10
In my 30+ years in the merchant navy, I only...

In my 30+ years in the merchant navy, I only experienced one! when the main condenser overboard valve failed! on a 450,000dwt ULCC. the nut holding the spindle had vibrated loose and came off and the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th August 2019, 18:45
Replies: 40
Views: 4,793
Posted By stevekelly10
Looks like the new Captain is going to have his...

Looks like the new Captain is going to have his hands full :) https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/hms-queen-elizabeth-3bn-warship-floods-weekly-admits-captain/ar-AAGzbno?ocid=spartandhp
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th August 2019, 17:54
Replies: 44
Views: 5,689
Posted By stevekelly10
Sorry Pat my memory is not what it use to be :(...

Sorry Pat my memory is not what it use to be :( But the cranes capacity was definitely over 200 tons each and even better they could be operated in tandem by one operator using the remote control !...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th August 2019, 21:13
Replies: 44
Views: 5,689
Posted By stevekelly10
One of the last jobs I was involved in, when I...

One of the last jobs I was involved in, when I worked at Lairds was a major upgrade of the cranes in the building hall. They could even be operated by remote control, whilst standing on the floor of...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th August 2019, 19:00
Replies: 44
Views: 5,689
Posted By stevekelly10
How long before the cranes are for sale on E-Bay...

How long before the cranes are for sale on E-Bay ? Would not be surprised if they end up at Cammell Lairds across there !
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st July 2019, 19:12
Replies: 73
Views: 7,552
Posted By stevekelly10
Apparently HMS Montrose was an hour away and...

Apparently HMS Montrose was an hour away and could not intervene ! This leaves me to wonder what would have happened if she was closer ? What are the rules of engagement ?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th July 2019, 16:11
Replies: 73
Views: 7,552
Posted By stevekelly10
If Northern Marine and Stena Bulk are concerned...

If Northern Marine and Stena Bulk are concerned about the safety and welfare of the crew, that will be a first ! As they didn't care about their crews, when the Stena King\Queen went to scrap. Said...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 23:02
Replies: 73
Views: 7,552
Posted By stevekelly10
Stuff Russia and China !!!

Stuff Russia and China !!!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 22:02
Replies: 73
Views: 7,552
Posted By stevekelly10
The second ship HMS Duncan has not arrived yet,...

The second ship HMS Duncan has not arrived yet, but when it does, the Iranians are going to have problems !
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 21:49
Replies: 73
Views: 7,552
Posted By stevekelly10
Does it matter what nationality the crew is ?...

Does it matter what nationality the crew is ? Piracy is Piracy ! I am sure if Iran wants a fight, they have far fewer ships than the forces that will respond to their attacks on innocent vessels !...
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