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Search: Posts Made By: Engine Serang
Forum: Blue Star Line 18th October 2019, 13:01
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By Engine Serang
What about Cilla Black?

What about Cilla Black?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th October 2019, 21:39
Replies: 206
Views: 18,745
Posted By Engine Serang
Not as witty but Post mane medicina would be more...

Not as witty but Post mane medicina would be more modern, more effective but perhaps less fun.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th October 2019, 10:09
Replies: 206
Views: 18,745
Posted By Engine Serang
Probably a School Bus. She didn't have her...

Probably a School Bus. She didn't have her homework done.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 15th October 2019, 18:24
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By Engine Serang
JustWin could build a ship from them photographs.

JustWin could build a ship from them photographs.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 13th October 2019, 18:33
Replies: 774
Views: 148,606
Posted By Engine Serang
Great days never to be repeated. I totally agree....

Great days never to be repeated. I totally agree.

Is Jim McGrath from Sheffield? If so I sailed with him on some small Russian or other.
Stayed with John Bannister in Anchor House in Hull...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th October 2019, 06:48
Replies: 206
Views: 18,745
Posted By Engine Serang
I can do a passable impression of Sunny Jim,...

I can do a passable impression of Sunny Jim, especially in the Galley.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th October 2019, 09:34
Replies: 206
Views: 18,745
Posted By Engine Serang
George Smiley is involved.

George Smiley is involved.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 4th October 2019, 13:46
Replies: 774
Views: 148,606
Posted By Engine Serang
Is Graham Unsworth the Lecky in the back row? ...

Is Graham Unsworth the Lecky in the back row?

there is na UASC site on SH but it appears abandoned.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 17:53
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By Engine Serang
Was it built on time and to budget? Have CL...

Was it built on time and to budget?
Have CL much more work in the pipeline?
Could they be considered for the fabrication of modules for future RN ships? I remember an engineer telling me he...
Forum: Ship Research 27th September 2019, 08:38
Replies: 22
Views: 1,860
Posted By Engine Serang
I never heard of "Holt's Class" but I guess they...

I never heard of "Holt's Class" but I guess they specified scantlings 1% /2% / 5% above Rule.
This could give the ship an extended life but the downsides are considerable, fuel consumption being but...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 08:24
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By Engine Serang
Is that your daughter in the blue coat?

Is that your daughter in the blue coat?
Forum: Ship Research 24th September 2019, 08:22
Replies: 22
Views: 1,860
Posted By Engine Serang
In the past, the dim and distant past,...

In the past, the dim and distant past, accountants and financial officers decided when a ship had reached the end of its profitable life.
Nowadays that decision is made by the Board of Directors...
Forum: The Engine Room 10th September 2019, 09:01
Replies: 88
Views: 14,469
Posted By Engine Serang
Cradle be damned, we turned the engine using...

Cradle be damned, we turned the engine using chain blocks and did liners, bearings etc on our knees. In the generator flat between the air compressor and the OWS. Men.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th September 2019, 19:26
Replies: 206
Views: 18,745
Posted By Engine Serang
I'm considering not posting as all I get from...

I'm considering not posting as all I get from this and other sites is dogs abuse. Good bye.
Forum: United States Navy 5th September 2019, 21:03
Replies: 19
Views: 1,602
Posted By Engine Serang
The RN launched and recovered Buccaneers and...

The RN launched and recovered Buccaneers and Phantoms from Ark Royal using chinagraph pencils.
Forum: United States Navy 5th September 2019, 09:59
Replies: 19
Views: 1,602
Posted By Engine Serang
I beg to differ. Two nay three things come to...

I beg to differ.
Two nay three things come to mind, Luddites, Bandwagons and Cover-up's.
Discuss.
Forum: Bank Line 20th August 2019, 09:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,527
Posted By Engine Serang
They were bought from a guy down a side street in...

They were bought from a guy down a side street in Alang.
Forum: The Radio Room 17th August 2019, 13:13
Replies: 25
Views: 2,290
Posted By Engine Serang
Give her one for me.

Give her one for me.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th August 2019, 20:30
Replies: 44
Views: 5,693
Posted By Engine Serang
Sea Quest was the biggest three-legged stool ever...

Sea Quest was the biggest three-legged stool ever and launching it was a huge gamble.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th August 2019, 22:23
Replies: 44
Views: 5,693
Posted By Engine Serang
I suppose painting them is like painting the...

I suppose painting them is like painting the Forth Bridge.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd August 2019, 11:27
Replies: 44
Views: 5,693
Posted By Engine Serang
Truth be known I know very little about H&W other...

Truth be known I know very little about H&W other than by reading and rumour but in his book The Rise and Fall of British Shipbuilding, Anthony Burton tells of the arrogance of most British...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd August 2019, 06:54
Replies: 44
Views: 5,693
Posted By Engine Serang
I imagine many businesses will be looking for...

I imagine many businesses will be looking for Government help in the next year. With less than 200 workers H&W probably do not have enough of a critical mass to persuade politicians. This site...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th July 2019, 07:29
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By Engine Serang
Bloody outback, #1...

Bloody outback, #1 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) you are high and dry and #6 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=6) you...
Forum: Say Hello 27th July 2019, 07:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,752
Posted By Engine Serang
Basil is always right. He told me himself.

Basil is always right.
He told me himself.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 26th July 2019, 07:22
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By Engine Serang
You've run aground.

You've run aground.
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