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Search: Posts Made By: Harry Nicholson
Forum: The Radio Room Yesterday, 16:37
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Thank you for the gift. I'll be honoured to read...

Thank you for the gift. I'll be honoured to read it.
Forum: The Radio Room 27th February 2020, 22:32
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Distress audio file

This was on here some years ago, i believe - but it is worth a refresh. The recording of the 1983 distress of the loss of the USA? collier "Marine Electric" c/s WOOH. The r/o did not survive as she...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st February 2020, 17:42
Replies: 29
Views: 3,014
Posted By Harry Nicholson
A company with rights to remove artifacts from...

A company with rights to remove artifacts from the Titanic asks court to allow it to recover famous radio

https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/19/us/salvage-company-titanic-radio/index.html
Forum: Ship Research 8th February 2020, 19:34
Replies: 8
Views: 2,420
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Thank you Ron. I'll be in touch in the near...

Thank you Ron. I'll be in touch in the near future. Lt Mann's script needs an edit. I'll look at it again.
Harry
Forum: Wrecks 4th February 2020, 10:24
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Cotopaxi

Collier lost 1925, Bermuda Triangle, found...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th December 2019, 11:03
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By Harry Nicholson
25 Dec 1958 Brocklebank's ss Mawana arrives...

25 Dec 1958 Brocklebank's ss Mawana arrives Visakhapatnam, India, to load manganese ore. Anchored off for Xmas day. Watches maintained. Closest structure to us is the breakwater constructed from...
Forum: Wrecks 7th December 2019, 18:30
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Scharnhorst found

Off the Falklands

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/the-falklands-maritime-heritage-trust-discovery-of-ww1-german-battlecruiser-sms-scharnhorst-300969316.html
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 1st December 2019, 11:42
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By Harry Nicholson
A superb find - well done. How many of those...

A superb find - well done.
How many of those ships and crew survived, I wonder.
Forum: Ship Research 23rd November 2019, 14:52
Replies: 8
Views: 2,420
Posted By Harry Nicholson
The Vyner Brooke story by Lt Mann was typed onto...

The Vyner Brooke story by Lt Mann was typed onto foolscap about 1956. I hold the original. My wife typed it into computer pages, the digital version has been archived with the Australian Memorial,...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 4th November 2019, 10:06
Replies: 86
Views: 11,671
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Recently read: 'Endangered Species' by Richard...

Recently read: 'Endangered Species' by Richard Woodman (one-time bridge officer). A saga of one of the last cargo liners on her final voyage to the breakers. He does a splendid job, catching the...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st October 2019, 17:38
Replies: 65
Views: 7,256
Posted By Harry Nicholson
That's excellent, good sir. They look to be what...

That's excellent, good sir. They look to be what I recall. I had it in mind the valve was a beam tetrode - but, as you say, an RF pentode.
You did well to locate that image.
Forum: The Radio Room 19th October 2019, 15:11
Replies: 65
Views: 7,256
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Thank you; that's illuminating. Perhaps...

Thank you; that's illuminating. Perhaps Brocklebanks carried more spares - i recall an incident with the HF tx Siemens SB186x. En route up the Hooghli, the main power valve failed (wish I could...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th October 2019, 20:59
Replies: 65
Views: 7,256
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Wireless room spares

Any of you fine chaps recall the spares we carried by regulation? Was it two spare valves for each one of that type in use? And three for every two in use? Something of the sort methinks.
I'm...
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd October 2019, 16:36
Replies: 29
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Views: 2,167
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Morse has not been abandoned - this from an...

Morse has not been abandoned - this from an American R.O. site:


quote:
Morse Code from HLG Seoul Radio (ship shore communications) 1400Z on 12935kHz.
...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 24th September 2019, 15:38
Replies: 9
Views: 1,404
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Hello, Ian. I ordered your 'Letters of a Radio...

Hello, Ian. I ordered your 'Letters of a Radio Officer' this Summer. It made an absorbing read. Well done for putting them on record.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 24th September 2019, 15:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,404
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Thank you for the link, Duncan. I've taken a...

Thank you for the link, Duncan. I've taken a shufti and ordered a used hard back. The author admires Conrad - which is itself a recommendation.
I appreciated Woodman's philosophical musings in...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 23rd September 2019, 17:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,404
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Blue Funnel novel

Voyage East: A stirring tale of the last great days of the Merchant Navy by Richard Woodman.

Just finished this. It's rich in detail of a Blue funnel voyage to China and other parts east. I've...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th September 2019, 20:42
Replies: 29
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Views: 2,167
Posted By Harry Nicholson
What a delightful chirrup! The nostalgia brings...

What a delightful chirrup! The nostalgia brings me close to damp eyes.
Was the origin of the chirp due to an overly simple design, so that the keying load detuned the oscillator?
Port Sudan had a...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 11th September 2019, 10:20
Replies: 8
Views: 2,162
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Thank you, Alan. You're probably correct. It's...

Thank you, Alan. You're probably correct.
It's great to see your post. I hope you are keeping well. I've a few creaks, but still game - though my mountain boots stay cleaner than they used to do.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th September 2019, 14:11
Replies: 18
Views: 2,477
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Over our heads in the Pliocene:...

Over our heads in the Pliocene:...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th September 2019, 22:21
Replies: 17
Views: 2,832
Posted By Harry Nicholson
A bit more: ...

A bit more:
https://breaking911.com/developing-20-rescued-4-missing-after-cargo-ship-capsizes-off-of-georgia-coast/
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th September 2019, 21:20
Replies: 257
Views: 42,145
Posted By Harry Nicholson
I wondered where you were, Malcolm. Virtual mates...

I wondered where you were, Malcolm. Virtual mates are worth having if we share interests - a visit here each day can be a rowdy experience or completely sober, but often enriching. In actual life,...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd September 2019, 18:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Always cheered me up when I saw his avatar. Miss...

Always cheered me up when I saw his avatar. Miss him a good deal.
But we cannot hang around for ever. What does Omar Khayyam say:

Think, in this batter'd Caravanserai
Whose Doorways are...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th August 2019, 15:51
Replies: 35
Views: 7,722
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Had a year at Norwood tech studying TV studio...

Had a year at Norwood tech studying TV studio technology circa 1962. I'd left the sea 12 months earlier and then worked at ABC studios on Teddington Lock on the new-fangled video tape recorders and...
Forum: Say Hello 18th August 2019, 20:19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By Harry Nicholson
You'll bring riches to the gallery. Welcome, sir....

You'll bring riches to the gallery. Welcome, sir. (i paid off a collier in Hull in 1956).
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