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Search: Posts Made By: BillH
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels Yesterday, 14:20
Replies: 7
Views: 2,464
Posted By BillH
From IHSF Sea Web database Lengthy build period...

From IHSF Sea Web database
Lengthy build period
24/04/1989 keel
24/07/1990 Launched
14/01/1994 Completed

Machinery

Three - 16-cyl 4 SCSA (170 x 190mm) Caterpillar 3516A vee type - each...
Forum: Coasters 29th September 2019, 14:48
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By BillH
This link should show her career but without...

This link should show her career but without images
...
Forum: BP Shipping 29th September 2019, 14:41
Replies: 31
Views: 6,183
Posted By BillH
BRITISH PATIENCE Very Large crude carrier (VLCC)...

BRITISH PATIENCE Very Large crude carrier (VLCC)
O.N. 363264. 117,536g. 96,350n. 253,839d. 330.01(BB) x 48.75 x 19.902 metres.
Two, GEC steam turbines by Verolme Maschinefabrik, Isselmonde,...
Forum: Ship Research 27th September 2019, 19:41
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By BillH
The following link will give you her details and...

The following link will give you her details and career but unfortunately no images.

Please be aware the 1871 was the year of launch and 1872 that of completion. This was the normal in Lloyd's...
Forum: United States Navy 12th September 2019, 07:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,619
Posted By BillH
What happens if a black out occurs. So many...

What happens if a black out occurs. So many devices that will shut down
Forum: Coasters 7th September 2019, 14:20
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By BillH
THOMAS GOULDEN (1955 - 1968) O.N. 186225. ...

THOMAS GOULDEN (1955 - 1968)
O.N. 186225. 3,332g. 1,678n. 4,564d. 339.0 x 46.4 x 20.1 feet.
T.3-cyl. (19”, 31” and 54” x 39”) by the North Eastern Marine Engineering Company (1938) Limited,...
Forum: Say Hello 5th September 2019, 15:49
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By BillH
These were all ANTENORs in the Blue Funnel fleet ...

These were all ANTENORs in the Blue Funnel fleet

ANTENOR (1) (1872 - 1894) Patroclus class iron steamship.
O.N. 65910. 2,072g. 1,601n. 322.0 x 33.7 x 25.6 feet.
C.2-cyl. (28" & 61"x...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd September 2019, 19:04
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By BillH
If you contact me via the private message...

If you contact me via the private message facility with an email address, I will send you via the WeTransfer web programme, my published digital history of Alfred Holt & Co, Liverpool AKA Blue Funnel...
Forum: Ship Research 30th August 2019, 13:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By BillH
MENESTHEUS M class steel motorship. O.N....

MENESTHEUS M class steel motorship.
O.N. 187180. 8,510g. 4,873n. 494' 8" x 65' 4" x 28' 10 " oa
6-cyl. 2 S.C.S. A. (750 x 1500mm) B&W type by Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast. 8,000 BHP. 16...
Forum: Ship Research 27th August 2019, 23:11
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By BillH
Hi Pat, Yes you take it correctly Bill

Hi Pat,
Yes you take it correctly

Bill
Forum: Ship Research 27th August 2019, 15:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By BillH
"I would suggest you get your Dad a copy of Ships...

"I would suggest you get your Dad a copy of Ships in Focus, Blue Funnel Line, available on Amazon. It is a handsome hardback book with photographs of virtually every Blue Funnel ship from AGAMEMNON...
Forum: Ship Research 27th August 2019, 14:14
Replies: 7
Views: 4,516
Posted By BillH
From the book "Ships of the East India Company by...

From the book "Ships of the East India Company by Rowan Hackman published by the World Ship Society ISBN 0 905617 967

LORD LOWTHER. Ship.
1332.43/94 bm. 134'3 x 43'3 x 17'1.
29.10.1825:...
Forum: Ship Research 25th August 2019, 11:18
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By BillH
Nick, is the date 1955 correct? His age does not...

Nick, is the date 1955 correct? His age does not sit right if a young cadet in 1955. Also there was not a vessel of that name in the fleet (1952 - 1957)

I am presuming you perhaps meant 1935...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 23rd August 2019, 15:39
Replies: 82
Views: 25,055
Posted By BillH
As I said, I flagged up this problem and our IT...

As I said, I flagged up this problem and our IT man has further responded on our site forum:-

"I checked the conversation over on S/N and MMA is on the wrong website (old defunct)
Bill we will...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd August 2019, 08:02
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By BillH
TILSINGTON COURT O.N. 160599. 6,910g. ...

TILSINGTON COURT
O.N. 160599. 6,910g. 4,335n. 420.1 x 56.5 x 33.8 feet.
From 1947: 6,962g. 4,298n.
T.3-cyl. (27”, 45” and 75” x 51”) by J. G. Kincaid and Company Limited, Greenock....
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 22nd August 2019, 15:51
Replies: 82
Views: 25,055
Posted By BillH
[QUOTE=MMA;2944843]You might like to know that...

[QUOTE=MMA;2944843]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?

Yes, it is a...
Forum: Tugs 21st August 2019, 14:18
Replies: 13
Views: 3,426
Posted By BillH
If indeed it was FLYING WIZARD, then she appears...

If indeed it was FLYING WIZARD, then she appears to have been unfortunate as she went under again in 1971

5117298
FLYING WIZARD (1960 - 1971)
O.N. 304148. 112g. 26.90 x 7.04 x metres....
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 17th August 2019, 14:01
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By BillH
There is a problem with internet sites. Many...

There is a problem with internet sites. Many people upload items which they believe to be correct, without much fact checking. That then is quoted by others, then the error, over time, is taken as...
Forum: Tugs 5th August 2019, 16:18
Replies: 44
Views: 3,502
Posted By BillH
If the same vessel, then no, not built until mid...

If the same vessel, then no, not built until mid fifties and diesel powered

GARY GRAY
O.N. 186095. 37g. 0n. 56.9 x 16.4 x 5.9 feet.
6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (8” x 11”) Blackstone ER4M type by R....
Forum: Tugs 2nd August 2019, 13:38
Replies: 44
Views: 3,502
Posted By BillH
Hi Stephen, That was SIR MILNE I based...

Hi Stephen,

That was SIR MILNE

I based my submerged statement on a set of photographs shown to me some time ago by the late Chris Trumann of bot vessels sunk alongside at Malahide.

The full...
Forum: Tugs 31st July 2019, 19:10
Replies: 44
Views: 3,502
Posted By BillH
Roy this extracted from the book typifies the...

Roy this extracted from the book typifies the detail of one of 182 vessel histories

T.I.D. 159 c/s GCML
O.N. 181130. 54g. 0n. 65.0 x 17.0 x 7.4 feet.
C.2-cyl. (12 and 26 x 18) by John...
Forum: Tugs 30th July 2019, 16:39
Replies: 44
Views: 3,502
Posted By BillH
Thanks Martyn, T.I.D.172 was towed from...

Thanks Martyn,

T.I.D.172 was towed from Mistley after the restoration project ran out of money.
BRENT has been in preserved vessel service but is going through a refurbishment
Forum: Tugs 30th July 2019, 07:30
Replies: 44
Views: 3,502
Posted By BillH
SOMERTON and SIR MILNE went south and ended their...

SOMERTON and SIR MILNE went south and ended their days alongside at Malahide, unfortunately submerged
Forum: Tugs 29th July 2019, 15:33
Replies: 44
Views: 3,502
Posted By BillH
Extracted from book Since introduction in...

Extracted from book

Since introduction in 1943, the name T.I.D. has been one of the most debated subjects. Even now, it is often argued as to which derivation of T.I.D. is correct. Below are some,...
Forum: Tugs 29th July 2019, 11:31
Replies: 44
Views: 3,502
Posted By BillH
Morning Dick, good to hear from you again. I...

Morning Dick, good to hear from you again. I thought the text looked familiar.

I suffered a PC malfunction a while back and lost a fair bit. Fortunately I had several backups so with a new PC in...
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