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Search: Posts Made By: Barrie Youde
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 10:00
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By Barrie Youde
The vulgarity is not surprising. The...

The vulgarity is not surprising.

The argument is astonishing.
Forum: Ship Research 10th November 2019, 15:35
Replies: 30
Views: 7,850
Posted By Barrie Youde
In terms of nostalgia, of which all of us here...

In terms of nostalgia, of which all of us here are guilty, the significance of Coppack's Indorita and Normanby Hall is that they were (as far as I know) the last two sea-going commercial traders...
Forum: Bank Line 6th November 2019, 20:19
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By Barrie Youde
Amen to all of the above. My own...

Amen to all of the above.

My own recollections of Bank Line are of a tramping company operating on liner principles, at standards as high as any found elsewhere, bar none.
Forum: The Bridge 5th November 2019, 08:39
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By Barrie Youde
I agree with all of the points raised which...

I agree with all of the points raised which suggest that Item 1 is unlikely to be a gyro-repeater, but it still looks like one. If I remember correctly, gimbals would often be found inside the casing...
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 23:38
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By Barrie Youde
All points noted, Stephen - but the bridge...

All points noted, Stephen - but the bridge windows are not shown, with height therefore unknown.

I agree that it does look a bit low.
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 23:03
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By Barrie Youde
#31...

#31 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=31)

Meaning?
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 21:47
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By Barrie Youde
May God bless Wikipedia, which tells us that the...

May God bless Wikipedia, which tells us that the first gyrocompass for a commercial vessel was developed by C.Plath & Co (a name which I had long forgotten) in 1913. This seems to rule out any...
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 21:39
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By Barrie Youde
#28...

#28 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=28)

Thank you, Sidnik.

Yes, it does help.

Whatever item 1 might be, it is plainly not fitted on the bridge bulwark,...
Forum: Say Hello 4th November 2019, 20:37
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Barrie Youde
Welcome aboard, Marty! We are all (or most...

Welcome aboard, Marty!

We are all (or most of us) mad here, but there is a fund of collected knowledge, ready for the sifting by any interested person, and we look forward to hearing further from...
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 19:49
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By Barrie Youde
#19...

#19 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=19)

Please, no apologies!

The matter now seems to be confused by Stephen's reference to Titanic. The wreck shown...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 2nd November 2019, 20:10
Replies: 86
Views: 10,223
Posted By Barrie Youde
Have we had Masefied's "Bird of Dawning" yet? ...

Have we had Masefied's "Bird of Dawning" yet?

Marvellous.
Forum: Model Ships 2nd November 2019, 19:55
Replies: 18
Views: 10,566
Posted By Barrie Youde
Last Christmas I was given a kit for the building...

Last Christmas I was given a kit for the building of a model of a19th century topsail schooner, per Cornall Model Boats,which has given me much pleasure.

All frames were pre-cut in plywood and...
Forum: The Bridge 31st October 2019, 15:11
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By Barrie Youde
#10...

#10 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=10) etc

I agree that it might well be an automatic-steering device (rather than a pelorus) on top of the gyro-repater.
...
Forum: The Bridge 31st October 2019, 09:44
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By Barrie Youde
#5...

#5 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5)

For the reasons amply set out at #7 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=7) and #8...
Forum: Say Hello 29th October 2019, 23:44
Replies: 20
Views: 896
Posted By Barrie Youde
Likewise, I've never done a day's work in my...

Likewise, I've never done a day's work in my life. I've enjoyed the whole bang-shoot!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th October 2019, 09:05
Replies: 232
Views: 23,029
Posted By Barrie Youde
#176...

#176 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=176)

Thank you Pat!

Pax vobiscum!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th October 2019, 22:35
Replies: 232
Views: 23,029
Posted By Barrie Youde
Duco Duces Ducet - surely, to achieve the...

Duco
Duces
Ducet - surely, to achieve the required result?

I'll get my coat!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th October 2019, 22:18
Replies: 232
Views: 23,029
Posted By Barrie Youde
Aliquot personam stultus semper possum est. ...

Aliquot personam stultus semper possum est.

Aliquot tempus stultus quantum personam possum est.

Personam tempus semper stultus non possum est.

With apologies to my various Latin masters...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th October 2019, 13:20
Replies: 232
Views: 23,029
Posted By Barrie Youde
#164...

#164 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=164)

Caesar adsum jam forte,
Marcus ad erat.
Caesar sic in omnibus.
Marcus sic in at.

Ther's a lot of it about!
Forum: The Galley 15th October 2019, 22:10
Replies: 28
Views: 2,632
Posted By Barrie Youde
#7...

#7 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=7)

Liverpool towards Setubal 1970 sounds like Ellerman Papayanni. With 36 souls? Would you like to expand?

A Market-boat...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th October 2019, 21:31
Replies: 232
Views: 23,029
Posted By Barrie Youde
An invitation to join this site arrived in my...

An invitation to join this site arrived in my computer in 2006.Several years passed before I started to post, encouraged by our good friend Hugh Ferguson. That was at the time of the Costa Concordia...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th October 2019, 05:51
Replies: 232
Views: 23,029
Posted By Barrie Youde
And Hurricane Jack? Always the chentleman. ...

And Hurricane Jack?

Always the chentleman.

What might have become of him?
Forum: The Bridge 1st October 2019, 19:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,818
Posted By Barrie Youde
#24...

#24 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=24)

I do hope that you all learned something from the experience.

I'm quite sure that the boatmen learned more than...
Forum: Ship Research 30th September 2019, 00:02
Replies: 22
Views: 2,063
Posted By Barrie Youde
#21...

#21 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=21) and above.

A Yellow Peril was an excellent tutor. Underpowered and simple in every respect. Manoeuvring at close...
Forum: The Engine Room 29th September 2019, 19:53
Replies: 39
Views: 5,076
Posted By Barrie Youde
In the present political climate can it really be...

In the present political climate can it really be proper to continue any discussion as to scrubbers in the present august and immaculate company?
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