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Search: Posts Made By: SAS Amatola
Forum: Royal Navy 16th March 2009, 18:36
Replies: 9
Views: 2,057
Posted By SAS Amatola
Does her steam plant still work? Any chance of...

Does her steam plant still work? Any chance of this being salvaged?
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 15th March 2009, 10:49
Replies: 101
Views: 20,593
Posted By SAS Amatola
Any update regarding this vessel? Have not been...

Any update regarding this vessel? Have not been involved since last year.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th November 2008, 09:47
Replies: 1,076
Views: 91,965
Posted By SAS Amatola
And the Indian Frigate acted in self defence.

And the Indian Frigate acted in self defence.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th November 2008, 22:16
Replies: 1,076
Views: 91,965
Posted By SAS Amatola
No, we should not make jokes about this very...

No, we should not make jokes about this very serious affair. Welcome opinions and suggestions, but lets let the professionals handle this.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th November 2008, 17:03
Replies: 1,076
Views: 91,965
Posted By SAS Amatola
Rules of Engagment. If you don't heave to after a...

Rules of Engagment. If you don't heave to after a shot across the bows then what?

Same as a "No Fly Zone". No one has any business being there at all.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th November 2008, 16:14
Replies: 1,076
Views: 91,965
Posted By SAS Amatola
Good one!

Good one!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th November 2008, 15:25
Replies: 1,076
Views: 91,965
Posted By SAS Amatola
Have no idea.

Have no idea.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th November 2008, 14:06
Replies: 1,076
Views: 91,965
Posted By SAS Amatola
And I don't think installing a PA System to ask...

And I don't think installing a PA System to ask them very nicely "not to board" will help either.

Seriously though, how far out to sea do the pirates patrol?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th November 2008, 15:49
Replies: 1,076
Views: 91,965
Posted By SAS Amatola
Meanwhile its "Happy Hour" for the pirates! ...

Meanwhile its "Happy Hour" for the pirates!

I hear you so then its over to the Navies of our world to do something. Task Force to patrol the waters etc. Only suggestions.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th November 2008, 13:18
Replies: 1,076
Views: 91,965
Posted By SAS Amatola
ships will require 20mm cannons at least. .50 cal...

ships will require 20mm cannons at least. .50 cal effective at close range only and then you are within range of an RPG! Someone needs to make an example out of the pirates!
Forum: Tugs 24th November 2008, 11:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,935
Posted By SAS Amatola
Thanks. Do you have any photos of her prior to...

Thanks. Do you have any photos of her prior to scrapping or of her bridge?

FC Sturrock, Danie Hugo and AM Campbell all scrapped?

Trying to track down photos of RA Leigh prior to her scrapping...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th November 2008, 09:45
Replies: 1,076
Views: 91,965
Posted By SAS Amatola
So who is allowed to engage these pirates then? I...

So who is allowed to engage these pirates then? I heard they may be considering sending ships via Cape Town instead.

Armed mercenaries aboard the ships would work. Agree with post where it...
Forum: Royal Navy 23rd November 2008, 17:07
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By SAS Amatola
Thanks. What about the former Royal Yacht?

Thanks. What about the former Royal Yacht?
Forum: Royal Navy 23rd November 2008, 11:56
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By SAS Amatola
weapons

Are all RN warships armed? Incl GPMG's.
Forum: Royal Navy 23rd October 2008, 23:24
Replies: 13
Views: 5,590
Posted By SAS Amatola
Answers a few of my questions as well.

Answers a few of my questions as well.
Forum: Tugs 23rd October 2008, 12:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,935
Posted By SAS Amatola
OK. Google Earth seems to indicate a vessel...

OK.

Google Earth seems to indicate a vessel moored in Walvis Bay that looks very much like a steam tug.
Forum: Tugs 21st October 2008, 22:19
Replies: 9
Views: 1,935
Posted By SAS Amatola
Steam Tug AM Campbell

In 1983 the former SAR&H Steam Tug AM Campbell was sold via public auction.

Anyone know what happened to her?
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 3rd October 2008, 10:20
Replies: 101
Views: 20,593
Posted By SAS Amatola
Still in SA. Under my watch and in good order.

Still in SA. Under my watch and in good order.
Forum: Tall ships 1st October 2008, 15:30
Replies: 56
Views: 8,317
Posted By SAS Amatola
Brilliant news, well done Mori!

Brilliant news, well done Mori!
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 1st October 2008, 15:29
Replies: 28
Views: 10,444
Posted By SAS Amatola
Doesn't look like the Whimbrel will be heading...

Doesn't look like the Whimbrel will be heading back to UK. Most likely be scrapped.
Forum: Tall ships 18th September 2008, 17:04
Replies: 56
Views: 8,317
Posted By SAS Amatola
Thanks, Mori. Not sure I like the way...

Thanks, Mori.

Not sure I like the way arrangements are being made for towing before the meeting on 25th.
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 17th September 2008, 17:48
Replies: 1
Views: 999
Posted By SAS Amatola
World War 2 ships

How many warships or transporters are still existence from the World War 2 era?

Includes preserved, stored or converted vessels. Excl wrecks.
Forum: Tall ships 13th September 2008, 19:52
Replies: 23
Views: 4,057
Posted By SAS Amatola
You have got to be kidding?

You have got to be kidding?
Forum: Tall ships 6th September 2008, 10:00
Replies: 56
Views: 8,317
Posted By SAS Amatola
Hi Mori Excellent news! Thanks! Cheers...

Hi Mori

Excellent news! Thanks!

Cheers

Dylan
Forum: Tall ships 4th September 2008, 15:37
Replies: 56
Views: 8,317
Posted By SAS Amatola
Mori, Any update? Cheers Dylan

Mori,

Any update?

Cheers

Dylan
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