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Search: Posts Made By: Runrig
Forum: Coasters 4th October 2018, 17:01
Replies: 15
Views: 8,431
Posted By Runrig
There is a brand new history of Burns & Laird...

There is a brand new history of Burns & Laird available. Details are here:...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 29th September 2018, 22:59
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By Runrig
What a fantastic show it was. In addition to the...

What a fantastic show it was. In addition to the 8 stalls relating to ship models, there were booksellers (new and secondhand), artists, postcards, photographs - and loads of freebies. There were at...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 29th September 2018, 22:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,906
Posted By Runrig
I have been to their concerts throughout the UK...

I have been to their concerts throughout the UK including Bristol, Preston, Manchester and Newcastle. I went back to Manchester to see their final concert there. I am sure that there will be a DVD of...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 26th September 2018, 12:05
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By Runrig
Have you tried googling North West Ship Show?...

Have you tried googling North West Ship Show? There is a load of information there. Try this:
https://www.coastalshipping.co.uk/content/14-ship-shows-2018

There are about 8 stalls and displays of...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 24th September 2018, 22:59
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By Runrig
North West Ship Show

A reminder that this will take place at Old Christ Church, Waterloo, Liverpool, this coming Saturday, 29 September.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 24th September 2018, 22:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,906
Posted By Runrig
I am a great fan of the Gaelic rock band, now...

I am a great fan of the Gaelic rock band, now sadly no more. Their final concert was in August. Thanks for asking.
Forum: Coasters 23rd June 2018, 11:35
Replies: 7
Views: 5,728
Posted By Runrig
Lochaline

Does anyone recall going to Lochaline to load silica sand?
Forum: Coasters 12th April 2018, 22:40
Replies: 25
Views: 7,094
Posted By Runrig
I have just bought a fantastic book about this...

I have just bought a fantastic book about this company. Details are here:...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 12th April 2018, 22:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,906
Posted By Runrig
South West Ship Show

Will take place on 28 April, but not in Portishead this year. It will be at the BAWA Club in north Bristol. Very handy for the M4. I have found details here:...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th October 2017, 13:30
Replies: 36
Views: 4,075
Posted By Runrig
Don't forget the full history of the company,...

Don't forget the full history of the company, "Birds of the Sea". Detailed history and superb photographs. Sure to bring back many memories.
Available here:...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 20th October 2017, 12:54
Replies: 43
Views: 9,912
Posted By Runrig
And "Coastal Shipping" magazine goes from...

And "Coastal Shipping" magazine goes from strength to strength. There are now two free supplements published every year. Best of all, the cost of a subscription rarely increases - although the number...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 4th September 2017, 15:00
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By Runrig
What a fantastic event. I hope it is repeated...

What a fantastic event. I hope it is repeated next year. Some superb models, book stalls, photographs,
displays. Just awesome.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 21st August 2017, 22:43
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By Runrig
Scottish Ship Show 2017

To be held in Greenock Town Hall on Saturday, 2 September. It looks like a cracking event. Details are here: https://www.coastalshipping.co.uk/content/14-ship-shows-2017
Forum: Coasters 25th December 2016, 21:03
Replies: 24
Views: 7,992
Posted By Runrig
The answer is simple and can be found in Volume 3...

The answer is simple and can be found in Volume 3 of the history of Cochrane Shipbuilders. ISBN: 978-1-902953-75-5.

Available here:...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 5th April 2016, 23:17
Replies: 1
Views: 1,380
Posted By Runrig
I hope it's as good as last year. I believe that...

I hope it's as good as last year. I believe that there were about 600 people attended the show last year. Always great to catch up with old friends - and make new friends.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 11th November 2015, 19:14
Replies: 0
Views: 955
Posted By Runrig
South Coast Ship Show

I am looking forward to this event on Saturday, 14 November. This year, it will be at the Sussex County Cricket Club ground in Hove. Details are here:...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 14th May 2015, 13:32
Replies: 3
Views: 1,415
Posted By Runrig
Hi, Pat. I found it here: ...

Hi, Pat.

I found it here:

https://www.coastalshipping.co.uk/content/14-scottish-ship-show
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 14th May 2015, 12:37
Replies: 3
Views: 1,415
Posted By Runrig
Scottish Ship Show

I see that details of this are now on the Coastal Shipping website. If it's anything like the South West Ship Show, it should be fantastic. I hope that all you Scots will go along - and maybe...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 6th May 2015, 17:07
Replies: 0
Views: 693
Posted By Runrig
For those who like real ships

I have just bought two fantastic books. One is called "Looking Back at Traditional Cargo Ships" and the other is "Classic Dutch-Built Coasters". If you want to wallow in nostalgia, these are...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 19th April 2015, 21:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,708
Posted By Runrig
Wow. What a day it was. The hall was packed and...

Wow. What a day it was. The hall was packed and there were so many fabulous displays - and traders. The icing on the cake was the two tugs only a stone's throw from where the event was held. Sorry...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 17th April 2015, 22:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,708
Posted By Runrig
The tug John King is now in Portishead Marina....

The tug John King is now in Portishead Marina. And there is a bonus - the tug Volunteer is also there. This was C J King's first diesel tug - built in 1934. Amazing that these two tugs from the 1930s...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 8th April 2015, 12:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,708
Posted By Runrig
10th South West Ship Show - a special one

To be held in Parish Wharf Leisure Centre on 18 April. It is looking excellent this year. It will be the tenth Show and I see there are some special things happening. Best of all, the preserved tug...
Forum: Blue Star Line 30th January 2015, 22:31
Replies: 8
Views: 6,920
Posted By Runrig
New Blue Star book

Just got my copy today. It's great. Here is the link:

https://www.coastalshipping.co.uk/home/1262-blue-star-line-9780992826383.html?search_query=blue+star&results=5
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 26th November 2014, 17:57
Replies: 5
Views: 2,224
Posted By Runrig
What do you mean? There were visitors there from...

What do you mean? There were visitors there from all over the UK. Of course it was a national event. It was advertised widely in all the national shipping magazines - in fact two of them sponsored...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 27th October 2014, 19:27
Replies: 5
Views: 2,224
Posted By Runrig
South Coast Ship Show - and others

It looks as though this is going to be another great show in Portsmouth. Details here:

https://www.mainlineandmaritime.co.uk/pages/south-coast-ship-show

And I've been told there will be a Ship...
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