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Search: Posts Made By: duquesa
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 12th November 2019, 09:26
Replies: 195
Views: 48,674
Posted By duquesa
Booth Line

Brilliant. I remember Geoff Laws so well. Almost see him now sitting watching TV with Tom & Gerry.(Applause)
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 11th November 2019, 09:59
Replies: 195
Views: 48,674
Posted By duquesa
Yep been thinking about it and now remember the...

Yep been thinking about it and now remember the sheds. I think there must have been an open bit at the end of the sheds on the bridge end that we would have walked across when en route to the "hero"!!
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th November 2019, 17:13
Replies: 195
Views: 48,674
Posted By duquesa
Booth Line

Looking at the first photograph, I am having trouble remembering those sheds on Pier 1. My recollection was a mainly open wharf area. However, as mentioned above, the grey cells are sometimes...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th November 2019, 17:10
Replies: 195
Views: 48,674
Posted By duquesa
Booth Line

I did remember the name until a few years ago but it's gone now like a lot of other stuff!! I'll never forget the first time being taken over there for a Turkey Hero by a third engineer. I'd no idea...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 30th October 2019, 10:51
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By duquesa
Brian David Peter Luff

Really sorry to hear that and thanks for the news. I knew him well and sailed twice with his brother.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 7th September 2019, 17:41
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By duquesa
I have literally dozens of spare copies of Sea...

I have literally dozens of spare copies of Sea Breezes right back to 1946 plus many of the first series (PSNC Mag. 1921 ~1939) which I am happy to send to anyone in the UK for the price of the...
Forum: Tankers 30th August 2019, 17:56
Replies: 24
Views: 3,190
Posted By duquesa
I expect the US Fleet in Med., have them all...

I expect the US Fleet in Med., have them all plotted 24/7
Forum: Say Hello 30th August 2019, 13:52
Replies: 21
Views: 8,203
Posted By duquesa
My father went out to Australia in 1922 on the...

My father went out to Australia in 1922 on the Largs Bay returning on her one trip later. He always spoke very fondly about the trip and the ship. There are plenty of photographs of her around.
Forum: Tankers 26th August 2019, 17:07
Replies: 24
Views: 3,190
Posted By duquesa
Grace 1

They will all be watching it even more now.
Forum: Tankers 25th August 2019, 11:09
Replies: 24
Views: 3,190
Posted By duquesa
Gracde 1

That vessel and the crew on board are currently the most "watched" thing afloat. They won't be able to have their cornflakes without big brother knowing about it. There are ways to "hide" a vessel's...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd August 2019, 19:44
Replies: 44
Views: 6,590
Posted By duquesa
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th July 2019, 17:55
Replies: 44
Views: 6,590
Posted By duquesa
That should prompt a post from Tmac!

That should prompt a post from Tmac!
Forum: The Bridge 16th July 2019, 09:46
Replies: 52
Views: 5,629
Posted By duquesa
Ships GM question

Many moons ago I went along to the Panamanian embassy in Manhattan to get my Panamanian ticket ($10). I went with the Ch.Engineer and the Ch.Steward. Back on board and checking our new tickets over a...
Forum: Ship Research 13th July 2019, 18:15
Replies: 40
Views: 3,816
Posted By duquesa
Always did hear stories of apprentice hardship in...

Always did hear stories of apprentice hardship in a certain company down WCSA!! In my pre sea college we had an officer who had served years there and he was forever saying: If you guys have any...
Forum: Ship Research 12th July 2019, 11:03
Replies: 40
Views: 3,816
Posted By duquesa
Wooden Bridge Fronts

I sailed on ships as one of four and sometimes two apprentices. We were happy and well looked after. Good company and much attention was paid to our education although this did depend to a degree on...
Forum: The Bridge 3rd July 2019, 09:27
Replies: 52
Views: 5,629
Posted By duquesa
Harwich BR train ferries had a C of G somewhere...

Harwich BR train ferries had a C of G somewhere up on the boat deck
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th June 2019, 09:16
Replies: 25
Views: 3,193
Posted By duquesa
Hard to believe that she was even intended to...

Hard to believe that she was even intended to berth there in the first place.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th June 2019, 14:17
Replies: 25
Views: 3,193
Posted By duquesa
MSC Opera in Venice

Quote:- "slower speed ". Indeed and would have given the thrusters a bit more bite. They clearly were working.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th June 2019, 12:29
Replies: 25
Views: 3,193
Posted By duquesa
MSC Opera in Venice

Media!!! No hope for them. They probably think it was a tanker.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th June 2019, 10:00
Replies: 25
Views: 3,193
Posted By duquesa
MSC Opera in Venice

From the videos available, I guess there was too much headway for the thrusters to have full effect. Most of those vessels have triple thrusters and their power is pretty awesome. Who knows, maybe...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 1st June 2019, 09:58
Replies: 195
Views: 48,674
Posted By duquesa
Booth Line

I remember the stinking skins and the shrimp shortages very well indeed. Almost as well as the hang overs in Belem!!
Forum: Ship Research 30th May 2019, 16:23
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By duquesa
Fairly certain GSNC were involved in that trade.

Fairly certain GSNC were involved in that trade.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 8th April 2019, 18:18
Replies: 195
Views: 48,674
Posted By duquesa
The names of two of Booths choice Amazon pilots...

The names of two of Booths choice Amazon pilots have suddenly crawled into my memory cells:- Hugo Ferrera and Walter Carlos dos Reise(?). I have photographs of those two rascals somewhere in my...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th March 2019, 13:13
Replies: 103
Views: 14,163
Posted By duquesa
Viking Sky Emergency

While steering clear of all forms of criticism regarding cruise ships and engines, I would simply like to say that, even with the huge offshore industry in that locality, I am impressed by the...
Forum: The Bridge 23rd March 2019, 10:43
Replies: 57
Views: 5,500
Posted By duquesa
Cruise line Proposes 60,000 Passenger cruise ship

Before getting excited about the prospect of this "thing" appearing at the breakwater, it might pay to re read the initial media report and look at the final paragraph. The chances of it ever getting...
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