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Search: Posts Made By: Dave Edge
Forum: Tankers 14th May 2010, 06:59
Replies: 35
Views: 5,594
Posted By Dave Edge
It appears the bow of the casualty has more rake...

It appears the bow of the casualty has more rake and her funnels are closer to the bridge.
Forum: Tankers 13th May 2010, 01:17
Replies: 35
Views: 5,594
Posted By Dave Edge
There are a couple of photos of Elcano in the...

There are a couple of photos of Elcano in the tanker gallery and this is not her.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th April 2010, 05:08
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Dave Edge
The Olympic Restuarant aboard the Celebrity...

The Olympic Restuarant aboard the Celebrity Cruises vessel Millennium has extensive panelling from the original restuarant aboard the Olympic in it. I think I posted a couple of photos of it.
Forum: Tankers 20th March 2010, 00:08
Replies: 14
Views: 2,776
Posted By Dave Edge
Prior to WW2 Baltic Trading operated six tankers,...

Prior to WW2 Baltic Trading operated six tankers, built 1925 to 1939, four of which were war losses. Of the survivors Karabagh, built in 1932, was broken up in 1954 and Varand, of 1927, was sold in...
Forum: Ship Research 14th February 2010, 23:33
Replies: 21
Views: 3,495
Posted By Dave Edge
From Volume 2 of British Ocean Tramps by J. N....

From Volume 2 of British Ocean Tramps by J. N. Thomas - James Bell moved from Hartlepool to Hull in 1900. In 1912 he acquired a fleet of steamers that traded to the Baltic and also became the owner...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 10th February 2010, 21:54
Replies: 3
Views: 1,825
Posted By Dave Edge
Henk, Welsh Ore Carriers colours were:- funnel,...

Henk,
Welsh Ore Carriers colours were:- funnel, red lion on black base apparently trying to climb a black ladder, all on a white diamond on red funnel with a black top: flag as per funnel without...
Forum: Ship Research 11th January 2010, 21:52
Replies: 7
Views: 2,899
Posted By Dave Edge
Hi Again Hannah, I have just noticed your later...

Hi Again Hannah,
I have just noticed your later request for information dated 2007. The Kamo was built as the German Naval vessel Gaarden in 1942 and allocated to NZ as war reparations. She was a...
Forum: The Engine Room 18th December 2009, 01:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,725
Posted By Dave Edge
Not forgetting the Aorangi of 1924.

Not forgetting the Aorangi of 1924.
Forum: Ship Research 17th December 2009, 07:29
Replies: 25
Views: 3,881
Posted By Dave Edge
Some of the Lowland Tanker Company's ships had...

Some of the Lowland Tanker Company's ships had the forward light rigged on the forestay. It was long ago but from what I can recall there was a fitting clamped on the forestay with two guide wires...
Forum: Ship Research 16th December 2009, 04:09
Replies: 25
Views: 3,881
Posted By Dave Edge
Plenty of large ships had/have only one mast with...

Plenty of large ships had/have only one mast with the forward steaming light rigged from the forestay.
Forum: Model Ships 3rd December 2009, 01:41
Replies: 19
Views: 9,781
Posted By Dave Edge
Steve, Cargo gear did vary on the C3's but...

Steve,
Cargo gear did vary on the C3's but without a photo of the actual ship it is difficult to comment. As you probably know Bennevis and Benrinnes were completed as aircraft carriers and when...
Forum: Say Hello 25th October 2009, 05:47
Replies: 9
Views: 2,142
Posted By Dave Edge
Bitzn, I think the Chief Steward was known as...

Bitzn,
I think the Chief Steward was known as Roly (Rolly) Warboys and I sailed with him on Kazimah in 1963/64. When on the Hindustan did you sail with Mike Cobb, second or third mate? Also sailed...
Forum: Ship Research 21st October 2009, 07:13
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By Dave Edge
The Swedish East Asiatic Sumatra had a large...

The Swedish East Asiatic Sumatra had a large funnel and is not the one in the photo, which I think is wrongly captioned as she appears a good match for the Danish East Asiatic Danmark of 1925.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 21st October 2009, 02:54
Replies: 10
Views: 4,258
Posted By Dave Edge
To complete the story the name Muncaster Castle...

To complete the story the name Muncaster Castle was revived in 1977 for a container-equipped bulk carrier delivered to Castle Line (Mollers Ltd), Bermuda to operate on the Hong Kong Container Line...
Forum: Say Hello 12th September 2009, 00:48
Replies: 15
Views: 1,539
Posted By Dave Edge
I often wondered what happened to Jebshun as they...

I often wondered what happened to Jebshun as they seemed to fade from view about 1970, didn't realise they had gone into voluntary liquidation. They had a couple of unfortunate losses in 1969 with...
Forum: Tugs 11th September 2009, 06:56
Replies: 23
Views: 4,306
Posted By Dave Edge
Yes, the two man tug is alive and well and...

Yes, the two man tug is alive and well and working in Auckland (and some other NZ ports). They are, in my opinion, inherently unsafe for the reasons Tony gave.
Forum: Ship Research 8th August 2009, 01:56
Replies: 26
Views: 11,975
Posted By Dave Edge
The Crusader ships were painted eu-de-nil except...

The Crusader ships were painted eu-de-nil except for the yellow funnel which carried a black crest containing a red and white shield and sword. Among ships either chartered or transferred from the...
Forum: Ship Research 7th August 2009, 02:09
Replies: 26
Views: 11,975
Posted By Dave Edge
Geoff, Are you referring to the Crusader...

Geoff,
Are you referring to the Crusader Shipping Company, which was managed by Shaw Savill and was a joint venture between Shaw Savill, Port, Blue Star and New Zealand Shipping Co, each having a...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 29th June 2009, 01:51
Replies: 224
Views: 77,336
Posted By Dave Edge
Kazimah was a steam turbine powered tanker and...

Kazimah was a steam turbine powered tanker and the first large ship under the Kuwaiti flag. I was there 63-64 and we called regularly at Europoort but I don't recall any repair work being carried...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 28th June 2009, 00:18
Replies: 224
Views: 77,336
Posted By Dave Edge
Eric Judge was mate of the Kazimah when I was...

Eric Judge was mate of the Kazimah when I was there. His father had been master with Alder Fyffes and I recall him telling me that it wasn't until he spent a holiday with friends that he realised...
Forum: Ship Research 12th June 2009, 04:18
Replies: 33
Views: 6,925
Posted By Dave Edge
As a one-eyed Cantabrian I can't let Auckland...

As a one-eyed Cantabrian I can't let Auckland claim the oldest steam tug title as the Lyttelton, which still sails on Lyttelton harbour and round Banks Peninsula, was completed in 1907, twenty-eight...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th June 2009, 23:06
Replies: 10
Views: 4,258
Posted By Dave Edge
Alistair, Mollers (Maersk Line) and Mollers...

Alistair,
Mollers (Maersk Line) and Mollers (UK) Ltd, the Mollers with its operations base in Hong Kong, were completely seperate companies.
Forum: Bank Line 4th June 2009, 00:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dave Edge
The series of steamers built 1929-30 were...

The series of steamers built 1929-30 were oil-fired from the start but the 'T' class built mid to late 1930's reverted to coal firing, perhaps intended for a trade where oil bunkers were not readily...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 2nd May 2009, 06:58
Replies: 102
Views: 17,496
Posted By Dave Edge
Bill, Not disputing that squat exists or that...

Bill,
Not disputing that squat exists or that it increases with speed, what I find problematic is the apparent inability of anyone to accurately quantify it. At Bluff we have a rock bottom in the...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 30th April 2009, 11:03
Replies: 102
Views: 17,496
Posted By Dave Edge
The more I read about squat the more I become...

The more I read about squat the more I become convinced that nobody actually knows what they are talking about (SN members excepted) or can quantify it. Okay, it exists - we all remember the QE2 -...
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