Ships Nostalgia - Search Results
22:26

Welcome
Welcome!Welcome to Ships Nostalgia, the world's greatest online community for people worldwide with an interest in ships and shipping. Whether you are crew, ex-crew, ship enthusiasts or cruisers, this is the forum for you. And what's more, it's completely FREE.

Click here to go to the forums home page and find out more.
Click here to join.
Log in
User Name Password

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: Say Hello Today, 16:56
Replies: 1
Views: 67
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hi Steve, Welcome on board! You could...

Hi Steve,

Welcome on board!

You could be useful here. Go to Gallery photos. Good photo of a H&W vessel in 1940s. Caulking. If you want to wade in.... what ship under construction? If not,...
Forum: Say Hello Today, 15:23
Replies: 2
Hi
Views: 172
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Haulit, Apologies. We have forgotten to...

Haulit,

Apologies. We have forgotten to give you a 'Warm Welcome'.

Enjoy the posts and also the Gallery. All good fun.

Welcome on board!

Stephen
Forum: Say Hello Today, 15:19
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Jon, Apologies! It seems we have not sent...

Jon,

Apologies! It seems we have not sent any welcome from SN.

Here you are. Consider yourself 'Welcomed'!

Look forward to see your photos etc. I'm sure you will enjoy the Gallery.
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World Today, 14:56
Replies: 26
Views: 6,404
Posted By Stephen J. Card
How many days Diamond level with RCCI? ...

How many days Diamond level with RCCI?

HAL does:

Copper 100 days, Silver 250 days, Gold 500 and Platinum 700.

The next step with HAL is 'President Club' for 1,400 days.

I...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World Today, 11:41
Replies: 26
Views: 6,404
Posted By Stephen J. Card
New livery. Yellow hull and red funnel!

New livery. Yellow hull and red funnel!
Forum: Royal Navy Yesterday, 21:52
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Had to be good at it or the Captain would not be...

Had to be good at it or the Captain would not be happy! The pinnaces were for the captains on the larger ships and the higher the rank, the bigger the boat.

Stephen
Forum: Royal Navy Yesterday, 21:41
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Stephen J. Card
One steam pinnace still afloat! Search the...

One steam pinnace still afloat!

Search the National Maritime Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth.

You never know, they might have a small book of the vessels that were used by the RN.

Stephen
Forum: Royal Navy Yesterday, 21:28
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Ian, The boats I mentioned in the other...

Ian,

The boats I mentioned in the other post were the 'standard' boats used by RN ships. The 'whaler' is one of the most common used. All of these are basically way back from the 1800s up...
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 21:11
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Most welcome Ian. Here is General Plan of a...

Most welcome Ian.

Here is General Plan of a cutter and also a photo of a model.

Also a gig from Britannia Royal Naval College.

The rowing gigs are very common. We have six in Bermuda...
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 15:17
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The first shown is a Royal Navy 'Double Banked...

The first shown is a Royal Navy 'Double Banked Pulling CUTTER'.

The second photo shows a 'Single Banked Pulling GIG'

Careful the second photo. The GIG has a very small 'transom' above...
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 13:33
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The new name is O D Y S S E Y former Cloud...

The new name is O D Y S S E Y former Cloud 9. Sold August 2019.


Stephen
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 10:22
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The easy part is the flag.... Marshal Islands...

The easy part is the flag.... Marshal Islands register.

'M'.... might even by just the name.

Stephen
Forum: Say Hello 8th August 2020, 21:49
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Stephen J. Card
That is a good start!!!! The last classic was...

That is a good start!!!! The last classic was Vistajord!

You will enjoy the SN Gallery.



Welcome on board!

Stephen
Forum: The Engine Room 6th August 2020, 23:28
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By Stephen J. Card
It was easier in the old days when the fuel was...

It was easier in the old days when the fuel was burnt in a boiler!
Forum: The Engine Room 6th August 2020, 18:42
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Good question!!!!! Would this cause a...

Good question!!!!!

Would this cause a problem with a piston, liners and every other part running with different temperatures from the other cylinders?

Would it be better to remove the...
Forum: The Bridge 2nd August 2020, 17:46
Replies: 111
Views: 19,132
Posted By Stephen J. Card
ONC, Mate HT then a month later did 2M FG and the...

ONC, Mate HT then a month later did 2M FG and the Mate FG and Class 1.

Only problem was the Fail at ONC. I didn't feel that bad. That summer 1973, the complete ONC... as in everyone, failed ONC...
Forum: The Bridge 2nd August 2020, 13:12
Replies: 72
Views: 23,558
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Naess Pioneer, 1970. Myself and John Cook, both...

Naess Pioneer, 1970. Myself and John Cook, both first trippers. The Mate put us up to work 'fixing' the bar. The ship had two dining rooms, the upper was never used. The lower was used for...
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2020, 20:03
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks Bill. Stephen

Thanks Bill.

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2020, 15:27
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks. My question... why would they try to...

Thanks.

My question... why would they try to ship the sternframe in a 'passenger' vessel? The stern frame was built in parts, but even those parts must have weighed some hundreds on tons.
...
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2020, 13:56
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Ah. Thanks. OK, the GLENDUN in the photo I...

Ah. Thanks.

OK, the GLENDUN in the photo I posted is the one that carried the TITANIC sternframe? Or did the 'ABERDEEN COAST', a passenger ship, was used for taking the TITANIC sternfame?...
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2020, 11:40
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Martin, Slightly off topic.... the...

Martin,

Slightly off topic.... the sternframe from TITANIC. Built by Darlington Forge in Carlisle. Any idea which port GLENDUN might have loaded from? Workington?

Thanks.

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2020, 11:24
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Was GLENDUN 'rebuilt' to become ABERDEEN...

Was GLENDUN 'rebuilt' to become ABERDEEN COAST?

The ships in the photos I posted above do not even close. If GLENDUN was rebuilt with new machinery, stern, etc... was a major rebuild!
...
Forum: Ship Research 28th July 2020, 23:42
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hey Martin. A bit of success with GLENDUN. ...

Hey Martin.

A bit of success with GLENDUN. 1 photo.

ABERDEEN COAST. 2 photos, but not GLENDUN.

RAY. Lots of photos... of a submarine.

Good luck.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 25th July 2020, 00:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Sea Dog, Your collection of maritime titles...

Sea Dog,

Your collection of maritime titles are from the 70s through to about 2015 is. Almost 50 years. No doubt, the best titles were in the 80s. Good meat and potato books.

Stephen
Forum: Say Hello 24th July 2020, 20:54
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Ahhhhhhhh! You are a 'MARINER'!!!! Copper,...

Ahhhhhhhh! You are a 'MARINER'!!!! Copper, Silver, Gold, Platinium? :-)
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 


Support SN


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.