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Search: Posts Made By: Don Matheson
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th January 2012, 00:00
Replies: 4,191
Views: 777,042
Posted By Don Matheson
Seeing a report from Italian TV station tonight,...

Seeing a report from Italian TV station tonight, they did state that the Ch/of or Staff Captain actually gave the Abandon signal as he thought the Captain to be incapable of coherent actions.
Saw...
Forum: Say Hello 17th January 2012, 23:41
Replies: 5
Views: 1,335
Posted By Don Matheson
Worked on slightly larger English Electric...

Worked on slightly larger English Electric engines. To me they were high speed grease guns as they seemed to leak from everywhere.
Any idea of the number and type of the engine and someone may be...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th January 2012, 20:15
Replies: 10
Views: 2,024
Posted By Don Matheson
Have you ever worked in Nigeria Derek. Pollution...

Have you ever worked in Nigeria Derek. Pollution is not a big problem here, its everywhere!
Locals cut into the oil lines across the country to get fuel to burn. Quite a lot of explosions and...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th January 2012, 18:47
Replies: 10
Views: 2,024
Posted By Don Matheson
Rig and Liftboat seem to be owned by Hercules...

Rig and Liftboat seem to be owned by Hercules Offshore out of Houston. Very little being announced anywhere so I wonder if it is as you say, nobody really cares about a few Nigerian or anyones oil...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th January 2012, 18:29
Replies: 4,191
Views: 777,042
Posted By Don Matheson
Gill I agre with you, they are already hanging...

Gill I agre with you, they are already hanging the captain, the enquiry can come later.
The CG officer was rather insistant that the captain went back on board but he was not for moving. He seemed...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th January 2012, 16:46
Replies: 4,191
Views: 777,042
Posted By Don Matheson
Just heard a radio discussion between captain and...

Just heard a radio discussion between captain and the Italian Coast Guard. They were asking him about passenger numbers etc. and he seemed to be at a loss on how to answer. Later the CG asked him to...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th January 2012, 16:59
Replies: 4,191
Views: 777,042
Posted By Don Matheson
The former Captain of the QE 2 has just been on...

The former Captain of the QE 2 has just been on radio and condemmed Costa for their very public condemming of their Captain. He also said that too much was being made public and that Company/Captain...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th January 2012, 15:54
Replies: 4,191
Views: 777,042
Posted By Don Matheson
The search has just resumed for any persons still...

The search has just resumed for any persons still missing, it was halted when she slipped a little further into the sea. I assume they are referring to internal searches.

I find it shocking that...
Forum: Royal Navy 3rd January 2012, 20:47
Replies: 305
Views: 43,861
Posted By Don Matheson
Bev, the object is not to die for your country...

Bev, the object is not to die for your country but to let the enemy die for his.

Have read quite a lot of this thread, took a while as I,ve been "off ill". Years ago I watched a TV. documentry on...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th October 2011, 14:57
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By Don Matheson
Noticed on the BBC today that "Europe" are...

Noticed on the BBC today that "Europe" are thinking of allowing Faroese fishing vessels into "British" waters to strip out the mackeral like they did with their own once plentiful supply.

Don
Forum: Tall ships 12th September 2011, 17:58
Replies: 103
Views: 20,772
Posted By Don Matheson
SkyFire getting the barge onto the transporter...

SkyFire getting the barge onto the transporter is an everyday job to the transporters.
Getting City of Adelaide from her slipway to the barge may be its last ever move, dont care what people...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th September 2011, 17:02
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By Don Matheson
A great job all round from the ship turning round...

A great job all round from the ship turning round to the fast rescue boat ( fast indeed) and the helicopter crew.
Well done

Don
Forum: BP Shipping 5th September 2011, 19:24
Replies: 13
Views: 3,124
Posted By Don Matheson
Correct Dickyboy I am sure that was the case,...

Correct Dickyboy I am sure that was the case, just no intrest in anything so small and not his.

As for the Singapore Straits, were were towing a rig through there at night, two tugs, one oil rig,...
Forum: BP Shipping 5th September 2011, 17:57
Replies: 13
Views: 3,124
Posted By Don Matheson
Dickyboy Like you having worked around Nigeria...

Dickyboy Like you having worked around Nigeria and the rivers, I wonder if the pilot just did not care about the canoe and its occupant.
As you know there are plenty of these little canoes around...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd September 2011, 23:06
Replies: 14
Views: 3,459
Posted By Don Matheson
Welcome to Ships Nostalgia James, hope you enjoy...

Welcome to Ships Nostalgia James, hope you enjoy the site and all it has to offer.
Quite a few Harrisons (Clyde) chaps on here, I was one myself.

Don
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 30th August 2011, 19:58
Replies: 95
Views: 34,826
Posted By Don Matheson
Glad you are keeping OK Davie. Yes I am sure that...

Glad you are keeping OK Davie. Yes I am sure that it was indeed Lionel Tomlinson who was on the Tern Shore, a real gentleman from what I remember. Thanks for that!
One Offshore Marine ship I think...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 29th August 2011, 21:01
Replies: 95
Views: 34,826
Posted By Don Matheson
Davie I was wishing your name to pop up and here...

Davie I was wishing your name to pop up and here you are about my old favourite Tern Shore.
Can you remember the Captains name? I know it was Lionel ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, but cant remember the rest and my...
Forum: Say Hello 28th August 2011, 23:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By Don Matheson
Welcome to SN Mjolner hope you enjoy the site and...

Welcome to SN Mjolner hope you enjoy the site and feel free to join in anytime.

Don
Forum: Say Hello 26th August 2011, 21:48
Replies: 8
Views: 2,178
Posted By Don Matheson
Welcome to SN Jed, hope you are enjoying the...

Welcome to SN Jed, hope you are enjoying the site.
Worked on the Port Auckland many years ago in Glasgow when we overhauled both main engines, lot of work but I enjoyed the ship and the engine room...
Forum: The Radio Room 26th August 2011, 21:23
Replies: 345
Views: 90,822
Posted By Don Matheson
Welcome Bar in Abejan, great place just filled...

Welcome Bar in Abejan, great place just filled with girls. Chief Mate comes ashore for a change and quite likes one of the girls in the corner. Its only the 3/E wrapped in one of his girls outfits to...
Forum: Say Hello 19th August 2011, 22:51
Replies: 5
Views: 3,141
Posted By Don Matheson
Punt Boy, welcome to SN, hope you find what you...

Punt Boy, welcome to SN, hope you find what you are looking for regarding the Integrity. Do you have number for her, that may help a lot with a fishing boat.

Don
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th August 2011, 13:20
Replies: 13
Views: 2,763
Posted By Don Matheson
D Sutton I know exactly what you mean. When we...

D Sutton I know exactly what you mean. When we had the disaster in the Gulf, we had every sort of rubbish from people with no idea what the oil industry does, right or wrong to sort out problems....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th August 2011, 22:13
Replies: 13
Views: 2,763
Posted By Don Matheson
Thanks Pat, it was an amazing bit of film, but...

Thanks Pat, it was an amazing bit of film, but the camera had to be there, where else have Fulmars got to that we dont know about. Had the camera been at 200 ft, that would have been what they filmed...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th August 2011, 21:04
Replies: 13
Views: 2,763
Posted By Don Matheson
Scottish Government sent an aircraft up today to...

Scottish Government sent an aircraft up today to photograph slicks record its course and check on seabird damage in the area. Full report will not be made public till tomorrow. Present report is that...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 16th August 2011, 22:53
Replies: 95
Views: 34,826
Posted By Don Matheson
Now I remember, it was as Howard says the Tropic...

Now I remember, it was as Howard says the Tropic Shore, and I know just who was in command when it happened. A chap some people didnt like but I found him to be great to work with.

Don
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