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Forum: Other Companies/Ships 24th August 2019, 15:09
Replies: 82
Views: 25,024
Posted By MMA
All is good - have used revised web address and...

All is good - have used revised web address and taking pleasure in looking at Volnay after so many years. Thanks for assistance chaps.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 23rd August 2019, 15:14
Replies: 82
Views: 25,024
Posted By MMA
Re VOLNAY I've just tried the link again and...

Re VOLNAY

I've just tried the link again and got the same response - big exclamation mark and threat alert warning.
Forum: The Bridge 19th July 2019, 15:52
Replies: 52
Views: 5,230
Posted By MMA
Thanks for the information Stephen. I very much...

Thanks for the information Stephen. I very much doubt I could pass anyone's tickets these days, the old grey matter probably isn't up to it! I shall search out the US Coastguard exam questions and...
Forum: Bank Line 15th July 2019, 18:46
Replies: 26
Views: 2,847
Posted By MMA
Following on Post # 1 and my post #12, there was...

Following on Post # 1 and my post #12, there was a similar - but not the same - thread called "Shore Excursions" on page 10 of the Bank Line sub-site.
Forum: Bank Line 15th July 2019, 12:54
Replies: 26
Views: 2,847
Posted By MMA
There has been a thread about best or favorite...

There has been a thread about best or favorite port but what subject it was under I can't recall.

You can break the best port down by what you liked there and when you were there. Brisbane for...
Forum: The Bridge 15th July 2019, 12:36
Replies: 52
Views: 5,230
Posted By MMA
I did Masters at Ashley Down Tech College, Nav...

I did Masters at Ashley Down Tech College, Nav Dept in Bristol (exam in Cardiff) and one of my fellow 'students' worked for Tradax under Liberian flag. He too sat the Liberian Master's ticket at...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 9th September 2018, 14:40
Replies: 82
Views: 25,024
Posted By MMA
You might like to know that when I clicked on the...

You might like to know that when I clicked on the Clydesite to see pic of Volnay, a threat warning from my security system came up. I assume it's a reputable site?

I remember seeing Volnay...
Forum: Bank Line 3rd March 2018, 14:40
Replies: 15
Views: 2,525
Posted By MMA
Speaking of unusual insurance requests. I was...

Speaking of unusual insurance requests. I was told some years ago after the Lottery was made legal in the UK that a number of companies were looking at 'Jackpot Insurance' to cover them in the event...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 18th January 2018, 15:26
Replies: 6
Views: 2,668
Posted By MMA
I seem to recall that one of her skippers was...

I seem to recall that one of her skippers was Tommy Harkness - yes/no? Nice to know that DG Ships maintained their unrivalled ability to b****r up a promising vessel design!
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th December 2017, 11:41
Replies: 125
Views: 13,557
Posted By MMA
Master to Mate on a ship that's just run aground...

Master to Mate on a ship that's just run aground on a small island - "You and your bloody low lying cloud"!

Master to 3rd Mate "what's the distance from here to our next waypoint?" 3rd Mate with...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 21st October 2017, 13:21
Replies: 0
Views: 1,271
Posted By MMA
BAR Boats

Reasonable photo of BARHILL at Malta in Ships Monthly, December issue, page 55. A few Bar Boats became PAS/RMAS in the 1960s I believe, can anyone confirm that?
Forum: Tugs 19th July 2017, 14:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,682
Posted By MMA
Many thanks to Willie G and Bob S for Kotug and...

Many thanks to Willie G and Bob S for Kotug and SD Salvor. also thanks to Erimus for getting me to search the web a bit harder. Thanks guys.
Forum: Tugs 18th July 2017, 15:08
Replies: 6
Views: 1,682
Posted By MMA
Hi Geoff, thanks for that. It wasn't all Targe...

Hi Geoff, thanks for that. It wasn't all Targe though although they had most tugs there. The Carron from Grangemouth was there too as was Forth Ports' Fidra. However I still can't get to the name of...
Forum: Tugs 18th July 2017, 14:30
Replies: 6
Views: 1,682
Posted By MMA
Tug and Company Name Request

There was a tug used recently on the new aircraft carrier move at Rosyth. The tug had a red hull, white superstructure and a blue funnel with a white 'K' on it.

Can anyone tell me the name of the...
Forum: The Bridge 4th July 2017, 16:52
Replies: 33
Views: 3,378
Posted By MMA
1972 landfalling off Guyana 8 to 12 at night,...

1972 landfalling off Guyana 8 to 12 at night, using soundings and moon sights, radar on the blink and given that it was full moon the horizon was usable but very necessary to treat with caution. Gave...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 28th February 2017, 15:15
Replies: 9
Views: 2,949
Posted By MMA
Thanks for photo and article Bootsman.

Thanks for photo and article Bootsman.
Forum: The Bridge 24th February 2017, 16:01
Replies: 32
Views: 3,321
Posted By MMA
Someone told me before about homemade extensions...

Someone told me before about homemade extensions but said it would only work in high latitudes in summer. No idea myself.
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 24th February 2017, 15:39
Replies: 9
Views: 2,949
Posted By MMA
All we need now is a photo.

All we need now is a photo.
Forum: Say Hello 23rd February 2017, 15:53
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By MMA
Hello

Hello, I've just signed up to Ships Nostalgia after stumbling on the site accidently. Looks intriguing so have joined. Ship photos look well worth closer study and I'll get onto Forums eventually....
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