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Search: Posts Made By: marco nista
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 21st July 2017, 21:41
Replies: 23
Views: 4,692
Posted By marco nista
George - It was a joke & a very old one at...

George -

It was a joke & a very old one at that !

Take a look at the posts that follow it,

Cheers

Marco +
Forum: Ship Research 4th February 2014, 13:50
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By marco nista
A.D. Frost - Many thanks your swift...

A.D. Frost -

Many thanks your swift response !

Cheers

Marco
Forum: Ship Research 3rd February 2014, 16:19
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By marco nista
Mitsui Shipbuilding

I've recently acquired a stainless steel builders plate for Mitsui 884 of 1970.

It's probably off a big bulker, they were specialising in those around that time, but it would be good to find a...
Forum: Tugs 21st February 2012, 06:48
Replies: 15
Views: 2,735
Posted By marco nista
20/2 - MEECHING seen at Washer Wharf,...

20/2 - MEECHING seen at Washer Wharf, Queenborough.

Cheers

Marco
Forum: The Radio Room 5th December 2011, 13:36
Replies: 119
Views: 22,577
Posted By marco nista
Dredging up dim distant memories of many trips...

Dredging up dim distant memories of many trips with with Joe Shell in the 60s I recall their regular tel.ads as being 'SHELTANUK' & their emergency address being 'SHELGETIM'

Thats got me thinking...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 19th November 2011, 23:59
Replies: 2
Views: 1,510
Posted By marco nista
I was R/O on the CARCHESTER running into...

I was R/O on the CARCHESTER running into Manchester, mostly from the USA, in 1978/79 when she was managed by Ellermans - can I help ?

73s

Marco
Forum: Tugs 19th October 2011, 09:25
Replies: 12
Views: 7,019
Posted By marco nista
John - Thanks ! Missed it lurking...

John -


Thanks ! Missed it lurking as the banner.

Sad to see brain failure in one so young.

73s

Marco
Forum: Tugs 17th October 2011, 18:20
Replies: 12
Views: 7,019
Posted By marco nista
John - Many thanks, I'll keep an eye...

John -


Many thanks, I'll keep an eye on Clydesite which claims to be the new home for 'Tugtalk'

Can't find 'Tugtalk' or 'Foghorn' there at the moment.

73s

Marco
Forum: Tugs 17th October 2011, 01:25
Replies: 12
Views: 7,019
Posted By marco nista
Tugtalk

What's happened to TUGTALK ?

I've just tried to visit it, the first time for several months, & there it was, gone.

Is it still around, under a different name or resited to another website/forum...
Forum: Wrecks 7th October 2011, 00:46
Replies: 3
Views: 3,323
Posted By marco nista
Unoffical report - ...

Unoffical report -

http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20061227070017AADqftI
Forum: The Radio Room 12th September 2011, 08:22
Replies: 22
Views: 3,535
Posted By marco nista
I joined AEI in August '61 & the wage was the...

I joined AEI in August '61 & the wage was the same.
It had recently risen from £32 a month & I felt RICH.

Odd how some things stick in your mind, I spent a summer break from radio school as deck...
Forum: The Engine Room 1st September 2011, 20:31
Replies: 1
Views: 1,231
Posted By marco nista
Zebedee - A wonderful [& very...

Zebedee -



A wonderful [& very accurate] description by a Non-Railfan of what could only be an American 'Shay' geared locomotive !

I don't supose that you got any photos of this loco or...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd July 2011, 20:54
Replies: 187
Views: 76,683
Posted By marco nista
They do say that the company was never the same...

They do say that the company was never the same after they lost the VIRGINITY

73s

Marco
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th May 2011, 09:46
Replies: 24
Views: 4,871
Posted By marco nista
Stein - Wasn't it Epson [or perhaps...

Stein -


Wasn't it Epson [or perhaps Brother ?] who had cartridges that used to mysteriously empty themselves when the printer was not in use.

When this became known the manufacturer...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 8th April 2011, 07:57
Replies: 13
Views: 4,048
Posted By marco nista
Suppressing a shudder at Trotterdotpom's...

Suppressing a shudder at Trotterdotpom's favourite gadget may I move the discussion onto an equally fascinating [& equally useful] gadget.

Back in the 60s & facing the tedious task of the Radio...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th December 2010, 19:57
Replies: 9
Views: 1,762
Posted By marco nista
Finger trouble setting up the AIS ? Duff...

Finger trouble setting up the AIS ?

Duff info being broadcast is not unknown
Forum: Bolton S. S. Co., London 1st December 2010, 18:51
Replies: 150
Views: 43,279
Posted By marco nista
Some sad news via Jimmy Cooper. 'Sammy'...

Some sad news via Jimmy Cooper.

'Sammy' Sandvid passed away Monday night in hospital.
His two sons were with him.

One of the great Boltons 'characters' - we won't see his like again.
...
Forum: Ben Line 20th November 2010, 23:49
Replies: 47
Views: 6,736
Posted By marco nista
Unlikely to be forgotten by anyone who went to...

Unlikely to be forgotten by anyone who went to Bangkok.

The downfall of many a young seaman [& many not so young] who went ashore for a haircut & a swim at the Mission . . . .

Upstairs was...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd October 2010, 17:08
Replies: 147
Views: 17,914
Posted By marco nista
Looking at the TV pictures - she seems to be...

Looking at the TV pictures - she seems to be venting steam, with the axed Coastguard ETV ANGLIAN PRINCE & other craft in attendance.

The ASTUTE is presumably well aground & more hull is showing...
Forum: Dredgers 19th October 2010, 17:39
Replies: 12
Views: 5,218
Posted By marco nista
Hugh - The National Dredging Museum...

Hugh -

The National Dredging Museum [only the Dutch would have a museum devoted to dredging !] at Sliedrecht should be able to help -

http://www.baggermuseum.nl/

When I saw her in '04...
Forum: Dredgers 19th October 2010, 10:26
Replies: 12
Views: 5,218
Posted By marco nista
In 2004 I saw the Dutch steam bucket dredger...

In 2004 I saw the Dutch steam bucket dredger FRIESLAND working at the excellent Dordrecht steam tug rally.

As soon as I can get access to a scanner I'll post some snaps, but there are plenty of...
Forum: Ship Research 17th October 2010, 23:44
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By marco nista
Stein - Many thanks - a most useful...

Stein -

Many thanks - a most useful link.

Much appreciated !

73s

Marco
Forum: Ship Research 17th October 2010, 15:14
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By marco nista
JOHN THOMAS DUCKWORTH, Admiral of the Blue

I have been asked by a friend, who does not have access to the internet. for assistance in locating the papers & reports written by a British admiral in the early 1800s.

He has already asked a...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th October 2010, 12:45
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By marco nista
Bill - I go into Equasis most days & Iím...

Bill -

I go into Equasis most days & Iím aware of the change of signing-in procedures, but thanks anyway.

Tried again a few minutes ago & now working OK - donít you just love computers...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th October 2010, 11:32
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By marco nista
Equasis

G'day -

Anyone out there having trouble with Equasis ?

I'm logging in as normal without problems but when I click on 'Ship Search' I am told that my name & password are not recognised & that I...
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