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Search: Posts Made By: Rennie Cameron
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 27th January 2019, 16:20
Replies: 18
Views: 5,558
Posted By Rennie Cameron
The trip to Sevastopol in the 90's was for...

The trip to Sevastopol in the 90's was for asbestos removal. The guy who owned it was Karaman Sadikoglu, who also owns (or owned) the Savarona (former yacht of Ataturk). I met him several times and...
Forum: Ferries 27th January 2019, 16:05
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Thanks folks. I had heard from someone that...

Thanks folks. I had heard from someone that certain above 500grt (trawlers excepted) had gotten exemptions. Curiosity solved.
Forum: Ferries 24th January 2019, 14:32
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Commecial Landing Craft Question

Folks I know little on ex Military Landing Craft in commercial use as ferries or little cargo ships. Some of these seem to be over 500grt...would anyone know if the ISM is applied? Although a bit of...
Forum: Prince Line 5th January 2019, 16:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,500
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Always wanted to sail on her. Visited her during...

Always wanted to sail on her. Visited her during a port call to Glasgow...how true were the stories Jim, of the "Tunnel Ghost" and the bullet hole in one of the desks. I recall she was scrapped in...
Forum: Clan Line 11th April 2018, 14:51
Replies: 21
Views: 3,860
Posted By Rennie Cameron
What a painting guys!

What a painting guys!
Forum: Prince Line 29th March 2018, 14:48
Replies: 3
Views: 3,854
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Black Prince

Jon Burntlisland is just brocks now......so no reply there!
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 23rd March 2018, 14:05
Replies: 22
Views: 5,383
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Guess the fuel changeover and the resulting...

Guess the fuel changeover and the resulting piping would be the answer! at last I can shut that curiosity down! These were the days my friends...and yep did we ever think they would end?? Thanks all.
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 22nd March 2018, 11:03
Replies: 22
Views: 5,383
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Rob, the Rowallan, Roslin and Richmond came in...

Rob, the Rowallan, Roslin and Richmond came in for a couple of months. They were downmanned, but I thought there must be someone on here who was on the delivery crew or the subsequent sailing crew....
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 21st March 2018, 14:40
Replies: 22
Views: 5,383
Posted By Rennie Cameron
R Boats

Hi Folks I thought if I might re-seek more details on the R Boats which were in Greenock early 60's. As Chris pointed out may have been HFO Conversion. I was always curious going onboard most...
Forum: Prince Line 9th January 2018, 16:11
Replies: 3
Views: 3,854
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Jon, you probably have solved the problem....but...

Jon, you probably have solved the problem....but .. http://webarchive.nrscotland.gov.uk/20170106021747/http://www.nas.gov.uk/ Doctor Google said their records are here withy a few time Books etc held...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th December 2017, 14:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Loss of Hamishb

Sad to report that, last week, we lost a contributor and a friend Hamish Benson (hamishb). Many of us here, knew Hamish well and indeed he served his apprenticeship with my brother in Kincaids, in...
Forum: The Engine Room 29th September 2017, 18:02
Replies: 46
Views: 4,624
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Further to my comments; I seem to recall they may...

Further to my comments; I seem to recall they may have been from Four stroke engines but certainly opposed piston. After these came the fuel valves with the detachable nozzles. The nozzles in...
Forum: The Engine Room 31st August 2017, 11:57
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By Rennie Cameron
I was there last year. As others say, make sure...

I was there last year. As others say, make sure you get clear directions it is in the middle of nowhere (or was). The guys are all volunteers. Unfortunately I cant recall too well the details but...
Forum: Tugs 27th July 2017, 07:53
Replies: 7
Views: 4,376
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Tow via Capetown Question

Wonder if you "long rig tow guys" could help me? I am only on the periphery of this project so only need outline details. Lets suppose a tow is going to the Far East and, not unusually, stopping at...
Forum: The Engine Room 27th July 2017, 07:47
Replies: 46
Views: 4,624
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Fuel Valve Spindle

It is the "spindle" from a Fuel Valve (Injector) which looks like a Harland and Wolff engine. I suspect it originally has a mitred end (now ground to a point), with a flat end. When new (or...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th April 2016, 17:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,747
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Folks I have singularly failed to find Bill...

Folks I have singularly failed to find Bill Cooper and just wondered if this might jog memories. I have tried various routes including Skype with no reply. Any one have any further clues? As far as I...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd February 2016, 08:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,747
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Thanks Flixtonian, I have seen your thread...

Thanks Flixtonian, I have seen your thread previously. However, he doesn't seem to have looked at either SN or his Skype, so don't know. Thanks for that though.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th January 2016, 13:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,747
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Strange question?

Strange question?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th January 2016, 13:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,747
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Yep sure have. Sailed with him ....he was meant...

Yep sure have. Sailed with him ....he was meant to come to my wedding but decided to go away with BP Tankers!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 22nd January 2016, 12:43
Replies: 8
Views: 1,747
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Capt Bill Cooper

I am trying to contact Capt Bill Cooper formerly of North Shields, who latterly was standingby QE2 in Dubai. Ex Black Prince....long time ago
Forum: The Engine Room 8th November 2015, 15:27
Replies: 5
Views: 3,503
Posted By Rennie Cameron
That's a bummer Hamish! Didn't know or I would...

That's a bummer Hamish! Didn't know or I would have gone.
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 14th December 2012, 15:38
Replies: 22
Views: 5,383
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Thanks guys I started in Kincaids as they were on...

Thanks guys I started in Kincaids as they were on their last few opposed pistons and poppet valves the order of the day. It could have been Kincaids "Outside Squad" and I wouldnt have known. I am...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 13th December 2012, 11:17
Replies: 22
Views: 5,383
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Thanks Chris..maybe someone will read and recall...

Thanks Chris..maybe someone will read and recall taking them in or out of Greenock. Curiosity only.
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 12th December 2012, 09:31
Replies: 22
Views: 5,383
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Chris, Thats correct it was, but "the Dockyard"...

Chris, Thats correct it was, but "the Dockyard" as you probably know, was only steelwork altho next door to Kincaids. Memory recovers from time to time and I am wondering if it was for conversion to...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 10th December 2012, 16:27
Replies: 22
Views: 5,383
Posted By Rennie Cameron
Rowallan Castle at Greenock

Can any Union Castle guys remember when three UC vessels docked in Greenock (in quick succession). I am sure it was the Rowallan, certainly the Roslin and one other. They were in for a rather large...
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