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Search: Posts Made By: capnfab
Forum: BP Shipping 11th December 2016, 05:20
Replies: 49
Views: 10,139
Posted By capnfab
Greetings Freo.. Just out of curiosity, do...

Greetings Freo..

Just out of curiosity, do you recall what went through your head, in addition to doing your job, any thoughts about what was going on above?
Or, had the bridge called down to let...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th August 2016, 04:04
Replies: 134
Views: 27,952
Posted By capnfab
If anyone is interested, El Faro's Voyage Data...

If anyone is interested, El Faro's Voyage Data Recorder was recovered this past Monday by ROV aboard USNS Apache.
Will the VDR tell us anything more of the last moments of El Faro?
...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 23rd April 2016, 08:48
Replies: 25
Views: 2,917
Posted By capnfab
Although I was not a huge fan of Prince, some of...

Although I was not a huge fan of Prince, some of his music I liked very much.
I was 16 or 17 when 1999 came out and yeah, it was a very good record.
Prince, like the Police or The Clash (and so...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 12th January 2016, 02:17
Replies: 28
Views: 3,033
Posted By capnfab
Sad to hear today of Bowie's passing. An...

Sad to hear today of Bowie's passing. An incredible talent. Music and singing, his dazzling videos during the MTV glory days, an accomplished actor too.

Jazzin' for Bluejean...think I'm going to...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th October 2015, 02:26
Replies: 134
Views: 27,952
Posted By capnfab
Yeah, when I saw that, that lump in my throat got...

Yeah, when I saw that, that lump in my throat got bigger. An incredibly violent ending.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd October 2015, 22:17
Replies: 134
Views: 27,952
Posted By capnfab
Come on, out with it. Tell us about Poet. I'm...

Come on, out with it. Tell us about Poet. I'm sure we would enjoy reading it.
Never made it below on Penny.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd October 2015, 22:00
Replies: 134
Views: 27,952
Posted By capnfab
I was just breaking into this business when these...

I was just breaking into this business when these ships were making the front page of every paper in the country.
Saw Marine Electric in Baltimore a couple of times loading coal. Even for a kid...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd October 2015, 21:23
Replies: 134
Views: 27,952
Posted By capnfab
Mr. Card, She is single screw, 28 or 30...

Mr. Card,

She is single screw, 28 or 30 thousand horsepower.

The openings around the stern were not capable of being closed, this was pretty much an open deck where the truck trailers were...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd October 2015, 18:41
Replies: 134
Views: 27,952
Posted By capnfab
Fuzzy.. She was the Puerto Rico. They...

Fuzzy..
She was the Puerto Rico.
They were/are good, well built, powerful ships. Think I sailed in five of them for PRMMI.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd October 2015, 17:52
Replies: 134
Views: 27,952
Posted By capnfab
Wally.. If El Faro is indeed lost, I can't help...

Wally..
If El Faro is indeed lost, I can't help but think of the parallels to another old US flagged ship that went down, Marine Electric.
Marine Electric was sent to sea in an unseaworthy...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd October 2015, 02:42
Replies: 134
Views: 27,952
Posted By capnfab
Used to ride her back in my AB days when she was...

Used to ride her back in my AB days when she was Puerto Rico. Beautiful ride and powerful ships.
I hope they find her afloat and all hands safe and accounted for.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th January 2014, 02:32
Replies: 29
Views: 5,110
Posted By capnfab
Time is running out...

From a friend's blog here in the States.

http://tugster.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/mystery-no-more-1/

Perhaps, it is time to let her go.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th February 2009, 05:02
Replies: 29
Views: 5,110
Posted By capnfab
Being a tugboat kind of guy, I never really got...

Being a tugboat kind of guy, I never really got into liners too much. I preferred the rough & tumble, contact sport of the maritime biz, tugboating.

Anyway, I developed an interest in the Big U...
Forum: Say Hello 10th January 2009, 01:18
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By capnfab
Greetings to All Hands!

Greetings from Baltimore, Maryland USA.

I am a tugboat captain here in my native Baltimore docking and sailing ships.

Began my career back in the early 80's in my early teens...rose through the...
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