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Search: Posts Made By: Norm
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th December 2019, 02:57
Replies: 33
Views: 2,889
Posted By Norm
With the advent of azimuth pod variable speed,...

With the advent of azimuth pod variable speed, variable pitch, variable rotation propellers, bow and aft and mid thrusters etc, computer control, cameras, screens and god knows what else the best...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 28th November 2019, 08:09
Replies: 129
Views: 29,812
Posted By Norm
Worked on Binsnes and Brunes when building in...

Worked on Binsnes and Brunes when building in Port Glasgow 1970 as Dobbie MCinnes service engineer. Bilge and ballast teledeps. Anyone remember a Dereck Hulse who was either chief or second engineer?
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 1st November 2019, 11:28
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Norm
Yes, then they are easier to see and send. Use...

Yes, then they are easier to see and send. Use this free image convertor. Pixillion. I have used it for several years. ...
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 25th October 2019, 09:23
Replies: 22
Views: 3,418
Posted By Norm
The main thing that has stopped me from going to...

The main thing that has stopped me from going to a smarter phone than the one's we use is I don't want the internet. Talk and text is all we want. However can anyone tell me if we have 2 smarter...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th October 2019, 04:00
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By Norm
That's good to know Dickyboy. Windows 10 has...

That's good to know Dickyboy. Windows 10 has destroyed my computer enjoyment. Another way to convert images is to use the free program from NCH Suite called Pixillion Image Convertor. I have used it...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th October 2019, 03:41
Replies: 26
Views: 3,087
Posted By Norm
Constantly getting calls purporting to be from...

Constantly getting calls purporting to be from The National Broadband Corporation telling me that my broadband will be switched off if I don't answer their questions. The thing is, I haven't...
Forum: The Engine Room 21st September 2019, 02:28
Replies: 16
Views: 2,312
Posted By Norm
On mighty ships on the TV there is always trouble...

On mighty ships on the TV there is always trouble in the ER. The woman with the USA accent always telling us that unless the problem is fixed the "ship will be dead in the water".
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th September 2019, 03:08
Replies: 18
Views: 2,103
Posted By Norm
There are commercial installations of propeller...

There are commercial installations of propeller turbine generators using wave and tide power operating successfully. Several around the UK coastline.
Read about one here:- ...
Forum: Passenger Liners 10th September 2019, 03:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By Norm
Oriana at Fremantle 2012. We used to be able to...

Oriana at Fremantle 2012. We used to be able to get this close in those days, sadly no more so. Notice registration Hamilton Bermuda. P&O offered weddings at sea on their overseas registered ships.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th July 2019, 08:21
Replies: 73
Views: 9,119
Posted By Norm
Isn't the war in Syria over who gets to control...

Isn't the war in Syria over who gets to control an oil pipeline to the Med? Russians trying to get it by supporting the legitimate government. The USA trying to get it by supporting everybody else.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 26th July 2019, 08:00
Replies: 38
Views: 10,023
Posted By Norm
Black Star, Nigerian National Line and Guinea...

Black Star, Nigerian National Line and Guinea Gulf. Service to West Africa. How did EDs get any business with these 3 superheros around.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th July 2019, 04:59
Replies: 73
Views: 9,119
Posted By Norm
And one not made from Gum-Arabic I hope.

And one not made from Gum-Arabic I hope.
Forum: The Radio Room 29th April 2019, 08:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By Norm
No, why the difference. Not whats the difference....

No, why the difference. Not whats the difference. My first cap badge cost me a quid, and I thought that's a lot. Having to cough up to put the companies insignia on to your own hat.
Forum: The Radio Room 27th April 2019, 03:51
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By Norm
Only radio officers looked angelic, they had the...

Only radio officers looked angelic, they had the nicest job on the ship. Engineers could never have looked angelic. Any engineer trying to look angelic would have been highly sus.
Forum: The Radio Room 26th April 2019, 04:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By Norm
4th from the left has a smashing cap badge. Why...

4th from the left has a smashing cap badge. Why the difference?
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th February 2019, 03:21
Replies: 26
Views: 3,201
Posted By Norm
I bought an Apple Mac desktop. Partitioned the...

I bought an Apple Mac desktop. Partitioned the hard drive with Boot Camp and installed Windows 10 in one half and have Apple OS Sierra in the other half. I'm in the progress of copying everything to...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 20th December 2018, 01:09
Replies: 41
Views: 5,205
Posted By Norm
Drive South of Perth on the Albany Highway, you...

Drive South of Perth on the Albany Highway, you come to Albania.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 19th December 2018, 07:49
Replies: 41
Views: 5,205
Posted By Norm
Adolph the red nosed rein deer?

Adolph the red nosed rein deer?
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 19th December 2018, 02:58
Replies: 41
Views: 5,205
Posted By Norm
Norman & Fenella in "Follow a Star" 1958. No...

Norman & Fenella in "Follow a Star" 1958. No comment from me. Make you own comments. "Don't panic Mr Dinsdale" Actually, can't we just be able to remember our childhood heros the way we remember...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 16th November 2018, 01:55
Replies: 26
Views: 2,689
Posted By Norm
"only thing at the moment the laptop is running...

"only thing at the moment the laptop is running very slow --- people say that is because the huge amount of people using it over the week end--- is some one pulling my leg??"
C.220..Why do you let...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th November 2018, 10:32
Replies: 14
Views: 1,798
Posted By Norm
I don't use an antivirus on my Mac. I have...

I don't use an antivirus on my Mac. I have Malwarebytes instead. Very good at picking up malicious web sites.
Another thing I do is to have 2 Web browsers installed. Have any 2 of the excellent...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st November 2018, 03:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,537
Posted By Norm
That might be the catch when accepting a free...

That might be the catch when accepting a free download from MS , but I never heard of it before. On the other hand it could be a scam. I bought an official MS W10 program on a flash drive. It never...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 25th September 2018, 10:16
Replies: 17
Views: 13,007
Posted By Norm
My Father was a RNVR Wireless Operator on board...

My Father was a RNVR Wireless Operator on board the armed trawlers HMS Glamis Castle, HMS Selkirk, and HMS Cromsin at the end of WW1. Based in Aberdeen, Peterhead and Fraserburgh they were engaged in...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 14th March 2018, 05:32
Replies: 36
Views: 2,888
Posted By Norm
We saw him banging the Great Drum of Knotty Ash...

We saw him banging the Great Drum of Knotty Ash at the Opera House in Buxton in 2016. He was billed to appear there again this year, and we were looking forward to seeing him again (with our flask...
Forum: The Engine Room 15th November 2017, 07:06
Replies: 85
Views: 33,912
Posted By Norm
Purple cloth signifying engineers is often...

Purple cloth signifying engineers is often erroneously thought to be an award for the bravery of engineers on the Titanic. However even if so, why would it have been purple? Apart from being the...
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