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Search: Posts Made By: sternchallis
Forum: The Engine Room 15th October 2019, 22:03
Replies: 39
Views: 4,343
Posted By sternchallis
Good one Kiethmar, I like it. Anybody sailing on...

Good one Kiethmar, I like it. Anybody sailing on a reefer always got to civilised ports for a reasonable time and had some good parties with the likes of the local Nurses Home or Telephone...
Forum: The Engine Room 1st October 2019, 18:45
Replies: 71
Views: 7,679
Posted By sternchallis
Those LH threads are so you don't fit the...

Those LH threads are so you don't fit the regulators on the wrong bottle as we all know. Prop nuts and similar accepted, but I was thinking in terms of valves you turned the opposite to convention to...
Forum: The Engine Room 30th September 2019, 23:28
Replies: 71
Views: 7,679
Posted By sternchallis
They say, 2 of Sand and 1 of Cement will cure it.

They say, 2 of Sand and 1 of Cement will cure it.
Forum: The Engine Room 30th September 2019, 21:42
Replies: 71
Views: 7,679
Posted By sternchallis
It may have been left hand thread but you would...

It may have been left hand thread but you would still open and close in the normal manner, otherwise there would have been some smashed spindles and confusion.
Forum: The Engine Room 30th September 2019, 20:59
Replies: 71
Views: 7,679
Posted By sternchallis
Basil, You didn't answer the question. In...

Basil,
You didn't answer the question.
In what instances would a LH threaded valve be used, I cannot say I have ever come across one.
You always told the apprentice to ask for a ball of Whitworth...
Forum: The Engine Room 29th September 2019, 23:40
Replies: 39
Views: 4,343
Posted By sternchallis
If the Greens had their way we would be living in...

If the Greens had their way we would be living in caves eating nuts and berries.
Everything in modern life produces some sort of pollution somewhere, you are not going tomget rid of it.
So the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 10:54
Replies: 299
Views: 27,277
Posted By sternchallis
You will notice reading the quote that the USN...

You will notice reading the quote that the USN desk jockeys sort of passed the blame to the shipyard for fitting these digital bridges as if they had no input on the design.
Do not the USN come...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th August 2019, 22:06
Replies: 299
Views: 27,277
Posted By sternchallis
Yes, but you would need to find some iron men to...

Yes, but you would need to find some iron men to sail them, they have enough trouble finding wooden men now that know what they are doing.

In a recent email from an old colluege, it showed a...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th August 2019, 19:10
Replies: 299
Views: 27,277
Posted By sternchallis
McCann & Fitzgerald collisions

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-49319450

Looks like Touch Screen Controls were partially to blame for these collisions and the US Navy are going to try to fit Wheels and Telegraphs.
...
Forum: The Bridge 2nd August 2019, 11:57
Replies: 48
Views: 7,445
Posted By sternchallis
AND. Finish the story off. Mile high...

AND.

Finish the story off.

Mile high club or what!
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 31st July 2019, 15:18
Replies: 175
Views: 46,960
Posted By sternchallis
Mike Lock(e)

Is anybody in touch with Mike Lock, he was a Chief Officer with L&H and Booth Line and also sailed with BSl. He came from Hull.
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 31st July 2019, 15:15
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By sternchallis
Mike Lock(e)

Is anybody in touch with Mike Lock, he was a Chief Officer with L&H and Booth Line and also sailed with BSl. He came from Hull.
Forum: The Engine Room 14th July 2019, 23:04
Replies: 71
Views: 7,679
Posted By sternchallis
Wasn't that the ship the the Old Man got done for...

Wasn't that the ship the the Old Man got done for using the ships hire car for personel use and he was very popular with everybody. He even paid for the petrol, so the Navy was out to get him....
Forum: The Engine Room 11th July 2019, 19:05
Replies: 71
Views: 7,679
Posted By sternchallis
It was in the tunnel bilge and they pumped it ...

It was in the tunnel bilge and they pumped it out as we would have done.
Ours would have gone straight over the side, theirs perhaps went via the OWS.
Forum: The Engine Room 11th July 2019, 13:08
Replies: 71
Views: 7,679
Posted By sternchallis
The other thing is, 'internal compartment' , if...

The other thing is, 'internal compartment' , if it had been an external compartment it would have just run over the side.
Yes the shaft tunnel is perhaps the furthest from the hanger sprinklers....
Forum: The Engine Room 10th July 2019, 15:59
Replies: 71
Views: 7,679
Posted By sternchallis
Getting back to the Lizzie, see she is in trouble...

Getting back to the Lizzie, see she is in trouble again , 200 lt / hour leak from one of the sterntube seals.
Presumably they are not oil filled these days, but open to the sea at the prop end and...
Forum: The Engine Room 30th June 2019, 16:05
Replies: 20
Views: 4,739
Posted By sternchallis
They tried it once, sold petrol by the litre and...

They tried it once, sold petrol by the litre and people complained as they thought they were being fiddled, they were being fiddled when buying by the gallon as it was, given short measures.
They...
Forum: The Engine Room 30th June 2019, 11:51
Replies: 20
Views: 4,739
Posted By sternchallis
It doesn't matter what cylinder cover goes on...

It doesn't matter what cylinder cover goes on which unit, but would be terribly confusing if this did happen and the covers were numbered rather than the entablature top.
I do remember when serving...
Forum: The Engine Room 19th June 2019, 22:36
Replies: 82
Views: 28,220
Posted By sternchallis
You might want see if there are any old copies of...

You might want see if there are any old copies of Southerns Marine Diesel Oil Engines about prior to revision 8, mines rev 10 and it only has the LB, P & J types that were around in the 1970's.

...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 17th June 2019, 16:30
Replies: 175
Views: 46,960
Posted By sternchallis
Bluestarline.org website

I am pleased to report that the Log Book is back on line, the rest will follow shortly over the next few weeks.
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 17th June 2019, 16:25
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By sternchallis
Pleased to report the Log Book is back on line,...

Pleased to report the Log Book is back on line, the rest will follow over the coming weeks.
Forum: Blue Star Line 17th June 2019, 16:23
Replies: 12
Views: 2,359
Posted By sternchallis
Pleased to report that the Logbook of the...

Pleased to report that the Logbook of the website is back on line, the rest of the website may take a little longer, but its on its way.
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 9th June 2019, 08:39
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By sternchallis
Bob, it wasn't one of the adverts by Google you...

Bob, it wasn't one of the adverts by Google you get round the outside, but actualy a Post in way of an advert that appeared in all the sections.

There was a dating site as a post a few weeks...
Forum: Blue Star Line 8th June 2019, 22:28
Replies: 12
Views: 2,359
Posted By sternchallis
I'm not Fraser, but did coast with him and kept...

I'm not Fraser, but did coast with him and kept loosely in touch, but as soon as I heard about the Fraser closing the website due to health problems thought I better let everybody know.

Whilst in...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 8th June 2019, 15:01
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By sternchallis
They disapeared over night. They were actually a...

They disapeared over night. They were actually a post and full of graphics and every section I went to they appeared.
I use Chrome on my tablet and Firefox on the pc as that is the only one that...
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