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Search: Posts Made By: gretaston
Forum: Tramp Steamers 20th October 2016, 19:39
Replies: 18
Views: 7,499
Posted By gretaston
engineroom telegraph

Thank you for your kind comments Mr youde I am firmly in the believe that, one volunteer is worth ten pressed men.
Kind Regards,
Gretaston.
Forum: Tankers 17th October 2016, 21:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,704
Posted By gretaston
Hello Cwatcher, thank you for the information,...

Hello Cwatcher, thank you for the information, can you remember if the gangway floor was wood laid lengthways, or steel grids?
Kind Regards,
Gretastan.
Forum: Tankers 16th October 2016, 19:19
Replies: 12
Views: 1,704
Posted By gretaston
Hello Mr, Freeman Thank you very much for the...

Hello Mr, Freeman
Thank you very much for the information, I will look into it.
Kind Regard,
Gretaston.
Forum: Tankers 15th October 2016, 19:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,704
Posted By gretaston
british freedom.

Thank you Janmike for your reply,
Kind Regards,
Gretaston.
Forum: Tankers 15th October 2016, 18:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,704
Posted By gretaston
Hello Mr, Frost I cannot thank you enough for...

Hello Mr, Frost
I cannot thank you enough for the plans that you so kindly sent, they are of immence importance to me and will save countless hours of research, I did approach two museums for plans...
Forum: Tankers 14th October 2016, 18:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,704
Posted By gretaston
Thank you Ninabaker for your reply. Kind...

Thank you Ninabaker for your reply.
Kind Regards,
Gretaston.
Forum: Tankers 13th October 2016, 20:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,704
Posted By gretaston
british freedom.

Hello all,
I intend to build a model of the 16,000(dwt) class of tanker br, freedom built 1950. I would very much appreciate any help or advice regarding the layout of the pipe runs/lines on deck, I...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 11th October 2016, 15:00
Replies: 18
Views: 7,499
Posted By gretaston
Tunisia.

Hello All,
I have finished a model of Tunisia and put a few photos on the gallery, I built this ship to the memory of my fathers brother who along with 27 of his shipmates were lost on the 04 august...
Forum: Ship Research 14th November 2015, 19:37
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By gretaston
Hello, go to a site called CLIP click on clip...

Hello, go to a site called CLIP click on clip finding aids, then click on ships, then on ships by on, enter ships official number, then search.
it is a very good site and it is free.
Regards,...
Forum: Ship Research 19th August 2015, 20:38
Replies: 16
Views: 2,691
Posted By gretaston
Thank you for your replies, well spotted...

Thank you for your replies, well spotted shipbuilder.
Gretaston.
Forum: Ship Research 18th August 2015, 21:25
Replies: 16
Views: 2,691
Posted By gretaston
q.e.s.s.

Hello, looking at a general arrangement plan of the s.s. Caledonian monarch. (1928-1942),the plan is styled,Q.E.S.S. CALEDONIAN MONARCH. what does the q.e. stand for.
Regards,
Gretaston.
Forum: Ship Research 27th March 2015, 21:30
Replies: 27
Views: 5,774
Posted By gretaston
hello, I do not know if these are of interest to...

hello, I do not know if these are of interest to you ,but there are currently two photos on ebay, (1) of the convict ship-success photo 6x4
(2) the interior of convict ship success photo 6x4....
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 12th October 2014, 19:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By gretaston
What a cool modest man, he must have stared death...

What a cool modest man, he must have stared death in the face many times, a very brave and determined man.
Gretaston.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 23rd September 2014, 13:25
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By gretaston
Thumbs up double pinging

Have just googled to find where the battery is is located, and how to replace it, will do so, hoping that will be the solution.
Many thanks,
Gretaston.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 23rd September 2014, 10:56
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By gretaston
Double Pinging

Hello all,
Every five minuets my computer gives out a loud double ping,
it is a compact running windows 7. about four and a half years old,
I have turned of the power supply it still does it, I...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 6th August 2014, 18:58
Replies: 18
Views: 7,499
Posted By gretaston
Thank you for the plans,they have enabled me to...

Thank you for the plans,they have enabled me to make some alterations to my own drawings of the general arrangements.
Regards,
Gretaston.
Forum: Tramp Steamers 30th July 2014, 14:33
Replies: 18
Views: 7,499
Posted By gretaston
engine room telegraph

Hello, thank you both for your replies, and except my apologies as it is me that have got it totally wrong, I thought the structure on the lower bridge was the captains quarters, am I right in...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 28th July 2014, 17:25
Replies: 18
Views: 7,499
Posted By gretaston
engineroom telegraph

Hello All.
ship (a) Three island Tramp built 1925, has navigation bridge wheelhouse & compass platform (monkey island) in the wheelhouse is a binnacle-wheel-engine room telegraph, with a docking...
Forum: Model Ships 21st June 2014, 18:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,918
Posted By gretaston
what an outstanding model (top marks for the...

what an outstanding model (top marks for the lifeboats)
well done shipbuilder.
Regards
Gretaston.
Forum: Ship Research 7th June 2014, 19:35
Replies: 7
Views: 2,160
Posted By gretaston
Hello, can only advise on funnel colours, St,...

Hello, can only advise on funnel colours,
St, MARLO & BINIC STEAMSHIP COMPANY LTD. GUERNSEY.
yellow funnel - black top.
Regards,
Gretaston.
Forum: Model Ships 2nd April 2014, 21:01
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By gretaston
Sinnington Court

Hello, Shipbuilder, thank you for your reply, your comments tell me the depth of knowledge you have of model ships, as I got the inspiration to build her from the dockyard models I came across while...
Forum: Model Ships 2nd April 2014, 19:31
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By gretaston
Sinnington Court

Hello STAN, what a man you are, you never cease to amaze me with your past experiences, still not surprising, you being thirty years ploughing the ocean, I often wonder at the sights you and men like...
Forum: Model Ships 2nd April 2014, 12:02
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By gretaston
Sinnington Court

Will do Pete, I will get something better than this mobile phone.
Kind Regards,
Tom.
Forum: Model Ships 2nd April 2014, 11:57
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By gretaston
Sinnington Court

Hello, DAVE, as for improvement well I don't know as I am very much a lone man, I don't ask anyone how to do this that or the other I keep at it in my own way until I am satisfied with what I am...
Forum: Model Ships 31st March 2014, 21:03
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By gretaston
Sinnington Court

Hello PETE, Thank you for your kind comments, try as I might I cannot get any clear close-ups, the closer I get the more hazy the photo is, however I have put up six photos that may give a little...
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