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Forum: Computers and The Internet 19th February 2020, 03:05
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By kewl dude
This is about the internet

Around 2001 my first computer tutor client Lois Berning told me that a female artist friend of hers, was at an artists swap meet in La Jolla, where she bought a cardboard box of what she thought was...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 15th February 2020, 19:24
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By kewl dude
Latest Windoz 10 update

Thursday evening February 13, 2020 at 2200 Micro$oft jumped up with the newest Windoz 10 upgrade for me. Since it was bedtime I just shut off my monitor and went to bed. Since then the only change I...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th February 2020, 05:55
Replies: 15
Views: 4,088
Posted By kewl dude
https://www.captainalbert.com/12-feb-2020-fort-lau...

https://www.captainalbert.com/12-feb-2020-fort-lauderdale-florida/#more-149749

Captain Albert is on the Veendam. Pictures taken today, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Forum: The Engine Room 10th February 2020, 06:24
Replies: 26
Views: 2,921
Posted By kewl dude
I ran across this today: ...

I ran across this today:
...
Forum: Ships No More 4th February 2020, 18:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By kewl dude
Yes, Excellent! Greg Hayden

Yes, Excellent!
Greg Hayden
Forum: Ship Research 2nd February 2020, 18:40
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By kewl dude
SS Adoniram Judson - March 1944 - July 1946 ...

SS Adoniram Judson - March 1944 - July 1946

The liberty ship SS Adoniram Judson was built on slip number 3 at the Kaiser shipyard in Richmond, California. She was launched in the spring of 1943....
Forum: Ship Research 1st February 2020, 21:55
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By kewl dude
Captain Charles A. Jarvis - a brief autobiography...

Captain Charles A. Jarvis - a brief autobiography

I was born in St. Johns, Arizona Territory, Sept. 8, 1906. Christmas time of 1915 my mother, brother, sister and I moved to Port Angeles,...
Forum: Ship Research 1st February 2020, 06:57
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By kewl dude
Two more Captain Jarvis photographs attached: ...

Two more Captain Jarvis photographs attached:

SS Adoniram Judson-October 25, 1944-1.jpg (63.2 KB)
SS Adoniram Judson-October 25, 1944-2.jpg (58.2 KB)

Greg
Forum: Ship Research 1st February 2020, 03:58
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By kewl dude
I do not know how I missed this post? ...

I do not know how I missed this post?

Attached:
20110213-CaptainJarvis.jpg

Captain Jarvis accepting Gallant Ship Award left, right Captain Jarvis @ 90 I took this picture. I have scans of...
Forum: The Engine Room 30th January 2020, 05:22
Replies: 6
Views: 4,042
Posted By kewl dude
1964 & 65 I was an Oiler on the 1954 built Great...

1964 & 65 I was an Oiler on the 1954 built Great Laker George M. Humphrey.

https://www.greatlakesvesselhistory.com/histories-by-name/h/humphrey-george-m-2

Quote

Humphrey, George M. 2
...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th January 2020, 05:36
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By kewl dude
https://www.antiqueradiomuseum.org/

Early evening Thursday January 23 I ran across this site:

https://www.antiqueradiomuseum.org/

Quote

Jim's Antique Radio Museum
Real radios glow in the dark and are warm to cuddle up next...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th January 2020, 03:25
Replies: 53
Views: 3,418
Posted By kewl dude
On the older Great Lakes ships I sailed TV's were...

On the older Great Lakes ships I sailed TV's were in the crew's mess room and officers saloon. On newer vessels including conversions, there were recreation rooms both forward and aft, where the TV's...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 23rd January 2020, 22:25
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By kewl dude
20060930 I took the following pictures in an...

20060930 I took the following pictures in an upper cargo hold aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien when she was in San Diego for US Navy Fleet Week. Attached are five of the ten pictures I took depicting...
Forum: The Engine Room 8th January 2020, 22:10
Replies: 26
Views: 2,921
Posted By kewl dude
Whoever filmed that black and white video sure...

Whoever filmed that black and white video sure seemed to be in a hurry? Also, it appears that this was filmed AFTER the asbestos was removed? There are obvious steam pipes devoid of asbestos lagging....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th January 2020, 03:55
Replies: 33
Views: 4,335
Posted By kewl dude
Captain Albert in his blogs now and then attaches...

Captain Albert in his blogs now and then attaches screen shots:

Screenshot20171018145115-E.jpg
DSC05854-E.jpg

20191119-19-nov-2019-blog-5- duckfoot-E.jpg
This is the - duckfoot - of the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th December 2019, 02:30
Replies: 33
Views: 4,335
Posted By kewl dude
re: Chief told me not to be so enthusiastic with...

re: Chief told me not to be so enthusiastic with starts! wait a minute or two and it saves the air compressors!

I never sailed a motor ship all steam but I experienced the same thing with pilots....
Forum: The Engine Room 29th December 2019, 04:37
Replies: 26
Views: 2,921
Posted By kewl dude
This: ...

This:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_United_States_(CVA-58)

MAY be why?

Attached: USS-United-States.jpg (126.5 KB)

Greg Hayden
Forum: The Engine Room 28th December 2019, 03:56
Replies: 26
Views: 2,921
Posted By kewl dude
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_United_States ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_United_States

Attached: SS-United-States.jpg (183.6 KB)

Greg Hayden
Forum: The Engine Room 27th December 2019, 22:28
Replies: 26
Views: 2,921
Posted By kewl dude
When I was sailing the Great Lakes one of our...

When I was sailing the Great Lakes one of our engineers and his wife went to Europe one winter on SS United States. Carrying his license with him he was given a tour of one of her engine rooms. The...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th December 2019, 06:06
Replies: 33
Views: 4,335
Posted By kewl dude
When I was a kid growing up on Shenango Furnace...

When I was a kid growing up on Shenango Furnace Company ships it was called a steering pole.

Attached: SchoonmakerLocks60s-E.jpg (119.3 KB)

Greg Hayden
Forum: Tugs 15th December 2019, 00:43
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By kewl dude
Great Lakes Tugs & Workboats

I asked duckduckgo.com for the following information: USA Great Lakes Tugboat: FISCHER HAYDEN - the reason why should be obvious?

That introduced me to: https://gltugs.wordpress.com/

Great...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th December 2019, 22:30
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By kewl dude
Great Lakes History - voice ship to shore radio service beginning mid 1930s

Obviously I cannot speak to the rest of the world, but on the four western Great Lakes - Superior, Huron, Michigan and Erie - but not Ontario - ships had voice ship to shore telephone service...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th December 2019, 21:38
Replies: 29
Views: 5,202
Posted By kewl dude
My daily morning check in @...

My daily morning check in @ http://www.duluthharborcam.com/p/pier-b-cam.html I noticed the reflections of man made structures in millpond smooth Duluth harbor.

The bottom left of the picture shows...
Forum: The Engine Room 6th December 2019, 16:59
Replies: 37
Views: 3,455
Posted By kewl dude
July, August, September 1973 an original T2 USNS...

July, August, September 1973 an original T2 USNS Pecos hauled old bunker oil out of tanks that were leaking in Invergordon. Why we, a US Naval Ship, had this task none of us knew? We were tied up...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th December 2019, 18:17
Replies: 29
Views: 5,202
Posted By kewl dude
http://www.duluthharborcam.com/ Quote ...

http://www.duluthharborcam.com/

Quote

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Lift Bridge in Service
Update: 12/5/2019 09:00 Duluth Lift Bridge in service.

Update: 12/5/2019 - 07:00 Deicing will...
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