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Search: Posts Made By: michael charters
Forum: The Engine Room 16th June 2018, 20:05
Replies: 54
Views: 8,450
Posted By michael charters
Every vessel I was on the juniors flashed over...

Every vessel I was on the juniors flashed over the comms on generators. when putting genny on board forgetting to turn over the engine on first.
Forum: Say Hello 21st December 2017, 20:21
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By michael charters
Liverpool..... I am building Constance as we speak

Liverpool..... I am building Constance as we speak
Forum: The Engine Room 31st July 2015, 21:53
Replies: 137
Views: 42,020
Posted By michael charters
Doxford

Yes we did hang coconut matting over drive shaft. some times drunken boiler men.
Forum: Royal Mail Line 15th May 2015, 17:41
Replies: 21
Views: 8,684
Posted By michael charters
I was on Loch ryan 1968.

I was on Loch ryan 1968.
Forum: Model Ships 14th March 2013, 15:17
Replies: 15
Views: 10,044
Posted By michael charters
I carry my ballast seperate and load boat when in...

I carry my ballast seperate and load boat when in the water
I have to loaded 16KG into model SD14 scale 1:96. i have lead blocks sewn into canvass bags. easier to handle in 1kg weights
Forum: Royal Mail Line 31st January 2013, 19:09
Replies: 140
Views: 52,834
Posted By michael charters
SAILED WITH YELLOW FUNNELS UNDER OCEAN FLEET...

SAILED WITH YELLOW FUNNELS UNDER OCEAN FLEET MANAGMENT I THINK
Forum: Prince Line 27th January 2013, 19:55
Replies: 1
Views: 4,382
Posted By michael charters
I tied up the Picardy alongside Black Prince in...

I tied up the Picardy alongside Black Prince in River Fal 1970;s
Forum: Royal Navy 25th December 2012, 17:06
Replies: 59
Views: 10,288
Posted By michael charters
Which USS vessel WAS NICKNAMED THE ALIGATOR?

Which USS vessel WAS NICKNAMED THE ALIGATOR?
Forum: Ben Line 24th December 2012, 19:49
Replies: 25
Views: 6,865
Posted By michael charters
Happy Christmas to all old salts

Happy Christmas to all old salts
Forum: Royal Mail Line 2nd July 2012, 21:28
Replies: 34
Views: 14,827
Posted By michael charters
do you remember 1st mate Jimmy Grey on loch ryan?...

do you remember 1st mate Jimmy Grey on loch ryan? evil jack?
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 2nd July 2012, 21:22
Replies: 69
Views: 24,668
Posted By michael charters
parrot

how do you get a parrot to speak?
put it on the 81
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 2nd July 2012, 21:09
Replies: 69
Views: 24,668
Posted By michael charters
aintree iron

was the Aintree Iron The British Legion or the railway sidings next to the race course?
Forum: The Galley 13th May 2012, 20:24
Replies: 71
Views: 16,427
Posted By michael charters
No Yoke?

No Yoke?
Forum: The Engine Room 28th April 2012, 19:14
Replies: 19
Views: 9,814
Posted By michael charters
fit them on flexible piping

fit them on flexible piping
Forum: Ship Research 21st April 2012, 17:16
Replies: 91
Views: 14,514
Posted By michael charters
SD14 and Harrrison Boats. Bowaters, and furness...

SD14 and Harrrison Boats. Bowaters, and furness Pacific Ships.
AS some one already said any with three hatches frwd two aft.
Forum: Bulk Carriers 5th April 2012, 20:44
Replies: 91
Views: 33,660
Posted By michael charters
Thanks for the photos of a good old ship. Spent...

Thanks for the photos of a good old ship.
Spent some time on deck welding the wedges on hatches. She never let in the seas when we were on board. when loaded you could nearly touch the foam leaning...
Forum: Prince Line 9th March 2012, 18:44
Replies: 11
Views: 5,448
Posted By michael charters
you tell some yarns

you tell some yarns
Forum: Model Ships 25th January 2012, 18:59
Replies: 35
Views: 14,868
Posted By michael charters
capt perry thr phoney yank? :we need to pump...

capt perry thr phoney yank? :we need to pump some nerve gas into the engine room was one of his quotes
Forum: Model Ships 25th January 2012, 18:52
Replies: 35
Views: 14,868
Posted By michael charters
love your model of Pacific Envoy. Was Leckie on...

love your model of Pacific Envoy. Was Leckie on her. have built SD14 cargo ships myself. Good details. loved that ship and the runs to USA
Do remember carrying Horses outward bound
Forum: Model Ships 25th January 2012, 18:47
Replies: 35
Views: 14,868
Posted By michael charters
coos bay did some runs there and a place called...

coos bay did some runs there and a place called WOOD FIBRE???
Forum: Model Ships 24th January 2012, 19:24
Replies: 35
Views: 14,868
Posted By michael charters
sailed on Envoy abd reliance/ Envoy was the...

sailed on Envoy abd reliance/ Envoy was the cleaner vessel
Forum: Royal Navy 23rd January 2012, 19:00
Replies: 2
Views: 1,535
Posted By michael charters
iy means dont kick the cat in hot climate If...

iy means dont kick the cat in hot climate

If yo got the cat o nine tails for punishment in a hot climate is stuck like mad with the salt from your sweat/

How do I know
Nice to hear from a...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 13th January 2012, 19:21
Replies: 365
Views: 111,800
Posted By michael charters
Tunnel on port side only on Sagamore ,lecky

Tunnel on port side only on Sagamore ,lecky
Forum: The Galley 24th November 2011, 20:29
Replies: 92
Views: 13,793
Posted By michael charters
Sagaso tea when the leaves floated on the top

Sagaso tea when the leaves floated on the top
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th November 2011, 18:54
Replies: 14
Views: 2,103
Posted By michael charters
never ever able to wash out the black hand marks...

never ever able to wash out the black hand marks from my brand new white... boiler suit. as soon as you put on a newboiler suit. some joker would approach you from the front, with greased hand black...
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