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Search: Posts Made By: Knut
Forum: Ship Research 20th January 2012, 10:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,413
Posted By Knut
Thank you Gdynia, but the Kairos at photoship...

Thank you Gdynia, but the Kairos at photoship seems to be about a hundred years younger than the one I am looking for.
Rgds. Knut.
Forum: Ship Research 19th January 2012, 11:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,413
Posted By Knut
ss KAIROS

Can anybody help me find a picture of this oldtimer?
Built as KAIROS by J.L.Thompson&Sons, Sunderland 1882 for Gordon&Stamps,London.
1910 Sold to Ocean A/S, Larvik, Norway. Renamed OCEAN.
1918...
Forum: Ship Research 20th April 2010, 08:52
Replies: 16
Views: 3,622
Posted By Knut
Found one picture of SKRAMSTAD. Flag: No. Do...

Found one picture of SKRAMSTAD. Flag: No.
Do you happen to have a picture of VARANGFJELL? We used to discharge phosphate at Napier in 65/66.
Regards,
Knut....
Forum: The Bridge 2nd October 2009, 20:09
Replies: 28
Views: 4,378
Posted By Knut
Kockums Supertyfon

I often wish I had a Kockums Supertyfon in my car. Especially when I find myself behind Woman Drivers who are COMMUNICATING with the lady in the next seat or on the telephone sending an SMS. I would...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd October 2009, 19:48
Replies: 33
Views: 5,076
Posted By Knut
Memories of a dusty rock.

I was on the Nauru run the whole of 1966 with M/V Varangfjell, and came to know the island quite well. Approaching the island from southward we took our usual observation after sunset , and laid on a...
Forum: Ship Research 15th September 2009, 21:12
Replies: 13
Views: 2,225
Posted By Knut
Jupiter/Black Watch 1966. Jointly owned by Det...

Jupiter/Black Watch 1966. Jointly owned by Det Bergenske Dampskipselskap (Bergen Line) and Fred Olsen & Co. Jupiter during the winter months on the Newcastle - Stavanger - Bergen run. Black Watch...
Forum: Ship Research 19th July 2009, 08:31
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By Knut
A picture of NORDNES/GUDVEIG as well as her...

A picture of NORDNES/GUDVEIG as well as her history can be found om www.warsailors.com
Brgds. Knut.
Forum: The Bridge 22nd May 2009, 19:31
Replies: 28
Views: 4,378
Posted By Knut
Had them in all Norwegian ships. Wooden box with...

Had them in all Norwegian ships. Wooden box with leather bellows and crank. Understood it was supposed to be a spare used in case the regular fog horn broke down. Usually stowed in a locker on the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th April 2007, 22:11
Replies: 125
Views: 14,208
Posted By Knut
It is reported on Norwegian TV just now that...

It is reported on Norwegian TV just now that Bourbon Dolphin has sunk.
knut.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd January 2007, 23:26
Replies: 70
Views: 5,955
Posted By Knut
Remember the film made years back called Whisky...

Remember the film made years back called Whisky Galore? Based on a true story about a whisky-laden ship going aground on the west coast of Scotland somewhere during WW2. Whether it be jetsam or...
Forum: Shell 6th December 2006, 22:22
Replies: 41
Views: 8,005
Posted By Knut
Slang x Lang

Ruud`s picture is neither of Lang nor of Singapore. Looks more like East Africa to me? Picture of Lang (Norw.Slang) is in the gallery. Search for SlangXLang 1953.
Anybody can see the differences. No...
Forum: Shell 21st October 2006, 20:56
Replies: 41
Views: 8,005
Posted By Knut
Locan

I believe LOCAN was the one called SLING when she came under Norwegian flag. She certainly was smaller than LANG(Slang). Only Skipper and Mate Norwegians, the rest Chinese. Mainly on the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th September 2006, 20:45
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By Knut
Ship locations.

It may be well-known to the members, but I`ve never seen any reference to this website, so for the benefit of the few that may not know I recommend...
Forum: Ship Research 25th August 2006, 21:11
Replies: 7
Views: 3,249
Posted By Knut
If you want to know just call him. His number is...

If you want to know just call him. His number is +47 33 392178.
Regards, Knut.
Forum: Ship Research 25th August 2006, 13:47
Replies: 7
Views: 3,249
Posted By Knut
Roed Shipping? I suppose you mean Hjalmar Roed...

Roed Shipping? I suppose you mean Hjalmar Roed &Co Est.1890?
They appear on the registers with one ship, COLUMBIA b.75, in 1980 and with no vessels after 1981. Involved in R&D of a small high speed...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th August 2006, 22:27
Replies: 197
Views: 18,585
Posted By Knut
A sad day for all of us. Knut.

A sad day for all of us.
Knut.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st July 2006, 23:26
Replies: 58
Views: 3,554
Posted By Knut
Auto Pilots

I`ve probably met Jeff while serving on the Fred.Olsen ship BORRE in the late seventies, but That was long ago.
In 65 we came down the channel on a ship built by W. Pickergill & son no.317 named...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2006, 08:31
Replies: 58
Views: 3,554
Posted By Knut
Strange

The upper decks were flooded, while the lower decks remained dry apparently according to the reports on BBC. Was the ship in the Bermuda Triangle at the time?
Knut.
Forum: Ship Research 8th July 2006, 23:15
Replies: 0
Views: 1,458
Posted By Knut
Stolt Skaukar

It has been said that Norway has not been involved in many wars, but Norwegians have been involved in most wars. So the following came as no surprise to me.
In 1966 i had an O.S. on my watch and he...
Forum: Ship Research 6th July 2006, 20:23
Replies: 44
Views: 15,020
Posted By Knut
The mystery deepen.

ORIGEN may have been chartered by UFC, but certainly did not belong to that company. Judging by the funnel and flag it is most likely that ORIGEN`s owners were John P.Pedersen & Son,Christiania. ...
Forum: Ship Research 6th July 2006, 00:15
Replies: 44
Views: 15,020
Posted By Knut
Banana boat

We have had many strange names on Norwegian ships, but ORIGEN just does not make sense. (EEK)
Knut
Forum: The Radio Room 26th April 2006, 23:39
Replies: 144
Views: 31,132
Posted By Knut
The first female R/O in a Norwegian ship.

In the 50,60 and 70-ties perhaps half of the R/Os in Norwegian ships were girls. Some as young as 18 or 19.
However the first was a Canadian, Fern Blodgett from Toronto. She was trained in Canada,...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 25th March 2006, 16:42
Replies: 22
Views: 4,604
Posted By Knut
Willem Barendsz

Olympic Challenger was a whaling factory with no less than 4 funnels. Think it was the old William Barendtz. Right Ruud?
Knut. (Thumb)
Forum: Ship Research 25th March 2006, 16:42
Replies: 35
Views: 11,142
Posted By Knut
Just want to add

Onassis was also into Whaling. Olympic Challenger was a whaling factory with no less than 4 funnels. Think it was the old William Barendtz. Right Ruud?
Knut. (Thumb)
Forum: Shell 12th March 2006, 21:52
Replies: 19
Views: 4,777
Posted By Knut
Talking Shell Tankers

In 1963 Shell sold a whole fleet, ten or so, of small tankers and one dry cargo ship to the Norwegian company Karlander A/S. They were all renamed Slamet and a number in Indonesian like Slamet Dua....
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