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Search: Posts Made By: Uricanejack
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 10th December 2018, 03:19
Replies: 79
Views: 28,707
Posted By Uricanejack
Hi again. Anyone know which yard Stu works...

Hi again.
Anyone know which yard Stu works with.
Just though I would ask. And bump this back up again JIK any old Souters hand pass through.
Forum: BP Shipping 10th December 2018, 02:36
Replies: 39
Views: 8,547
Posted By Uricanejack
I think it’s all been said already. A signature...

I think it’s all been said already. A signature required.

I did a bit of time in the Engine Room of all the ships I sailed on as a Cadet. On my first ship the Avon. I spent three days working...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th June 2017, 21:11
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By Uricanejack
I sailed with Tom a couple of times. He was with...

I sailed with Tom a couple of times. He was with Souters.
There is a thread about Souters on the other shipping companies section.
I don't think he has taken part.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 29th December 2016, 02:01
Replies: 79
Views: 28,707
Posted By Uricanejack
Its been a while since I checked in. Saw a few...

Its been a while since I checked in.
Saw a few more familiar names.
Still haven't managed to contact Stu.
Forum: BP Shipping 29th December 2016, 01:44
Replies: 13
Views: 4,079
Posted By Uricanejack
Did you ever run into Dave Rouse at Roundtree...

Did you ever run into Dave Rouse at Roundtree Yorkshire
Forum: The Bridge 29th December 2016, 00:06
Replies: 186
Views: 33,206
Posted By Uricanejack
This is quite an old thread. I posted a few years...

This is quite an old thread. I posted a few years ago about an unfortunate E Bay transaction.
Since then I have acquired a nice Frieberger. Why? Just for nostalgia.
We don't carry chronometers or...
Forum: BP Shipping 4th October 2016, 21:37
Replies: 24
Views: 3,177
Posted By Uricanejack
The British Resource. was built in 79 went...

The British Resource. was built in 79 went straight to lay up. then back to Nagaski. to be re-engine.
Came back into service early 83. I joined her just after her first cargo. In layup the tanks...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 11th November 2015, 05:49
Replies: 79
Views: 28,707
Posted By Uricanejack
Yes Canadian 3rd mate actually from Glasgow but...

Yes Canadian 3rd mate actually from Glasgow but had a girl in Vancouver and married her.

Trudy and Esplanade. Trudy several times. Cleaver Trevor yeah I remember Him and Tom Laurie. I sailed with...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th November 2015, 21:44
Replies: 79
Views: 28,707
Posted By Uricanejack
Sad to hear Souter's have gone. A few familiar...

Sad to hear Souter's have gone.
A few familiar names in your post Richard Purser was one I couldn't remember.
I think I do remember a third mate I used to relieve but never sailed with. Or Maybe...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 20th October 2015, 01:44
Replies: 79
Views: 28,707
Posted By Uricanejack
Hi I haven't checked in recently, interesting...

Hi
I haven't checked in recently, interesting to hear some old names.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd January 2015, 02:42
Replies: 62
Views: 12,215
Posted By Uricanejack
The 100 person boats on ferries I have seen are...

The 100 person boats on ferries I have seen are gravity launched, no power required. Operated in the traditional way. Just bigger. Falls have a hydrostatic lock to prevent unintentional release. ...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 1st January 2015, 03:07
Replies: 62
Views: 12,215
Posted By Uricanejack
Incorrect. SOLAS requires Life boat davits to...

Incorrect.
SOLAS requires Life boat davits to be gravity operated, power is not required to lower boats.

Shute may have been affected by heat, SOLAS requires ships side adjacent to Shute to be A...
Forum: The Bridge 31st December 2014, 22:47
Replies: 125
Views: 24,742
Posted By Uricanejack
I had a book which was required at Shields since...

I had a book which was required at Shields since the principle of the school wrote it.
I think it was Munro's nearly everything else was.

Fortunetly our lecturer was actually very good and...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 31st December 2014, 22:27
Replies: 62
Views: 12,215
Posted By Uricanejack
Most passenger ferries have a crew sise...

Most passenger ferries have a crew sise determined by the minimum no required to evacuate the ship in 30 minutes.
56 appears to be about the normal ball park for a RoRo of this sise
It will...
Forum: The Bridge 12th October 2014, 09:19
Replies: 125
Views: 24,742
Posted By Uricanejack
Are you sure they don't, I think STCW still...

Are you sure they don't, I think STCW still requires knowladge of ASTRO for an unrestricted OOW certificate.
Though I have met modern young officers who have never actualy used one except for a...
Forum: The Bridge 12th October 2014, 09:07
Replies: 125
Views: 24,742
Posted By Uricanejack
The first time I was introduced to the use of a...

The first time I was introduced to the use of a sextant. Was in the class room a South Shields.
During my second collage phase. Fall 1981. I cant remember the instructors name. He was one of the...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 19th July 2014, 01:18
Replies: 79
Views: 28,707
Posted By Uricanejack
Hi Sorry. I don't remember the name but it...

Hi
Sorry.
I don't remember the name but it sounds fammiliar.
Was he an Engineer?
Though I think we all remember Vernon Charles
Forum: The Bridge 10th May 2014, 04:44
Replies: 42
Views: 7,261
Posted By Uricanejack
Marc St Hillair

This is from back in the day when I did everything long hand. Using Nories Tables. By have sine formula using logarithm tables and traverse tables to calculate runs for DR’s

A Template for a Sun...
Forum: The Bridge 10th May 2014, 04:36
Replies: 42
Views: 7,261
Posted By Uricanejack
I posted this on a sailing forum some time ago ...

I posted this on a sailing forum some time ago
I'm sure you guys know all about secants and haversines

Longitude by Chronometer

Hav LHA =(Hav ZX- Hav(lat Dif Dec) )sec Lat sec Dec

Where ...
Forum: BP Shipping 5th April 2014, 04:00
Replies: 28
Views: 6,481
Posted By Uricanejack
Coincidences are odd. Some thing I hadn’t...

Coincidences are odd. Some thing I hadn’t thought of in a while and absolutely nothing to do with BP.
After a very serious accident involving fatalities.
Fortunately I was not working on the...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 5th April 2014, 03:36
Replies: 79
Views: 28,707
Posted By Uricanejack
You have a lot of familiar names there. Nick...

You have a lot of familiar names there.
Nick Atkinson was a first trip cadet on the Trudy. When I met him. I took him skiing in thunder bay he wasn't to impressed to find out at the top of the...
Forum: The Bridge 5th April 2014, 03:13
Replies: 66
Views: 10,615
Posted By Uricanejack
I quite deep sea about 25 years ago. The old...

I quite deep sea about 25 years ago.
The old transit satellite system was still in use. And to my mind relatively new only a few years before I had been on ships as 3rd mate where we had no...
Forum: The Bridge 5th April 2014, 02:57
Replies: 66
Views: 10,615
Posted By Uricanejack
plotting on a small scale chart of the Atlantic...

plotting on a small scale chart of the Atlantic would be quite inaccurate. Compared to calculating using travers tables. Which would only take a few minutes certainly less than 5 minutes.
And I...
Forum: The Bridge 5th April 2014, 02:53
Replies: 66
Views: 10,615
Posted By Uricanejack
My personal preference was Marc St Hillarie. I...

My personal preference was Marc St Hillarie.
I used Long by chrom as a cadet from time to time so I was familiar with it when I went for my exams.

A few month s ago I posted an old template for...
Forum: BP Shipping 28th February 2014, 00:53
Replies: 53
Views: 10,449
Posted By Uricanejack
If I had to pick a best it would be the hazel. ...

If I had to pick a best it would be the hazel.
Just a great bunch of guys work hard play hard

All were good even great. I enjoyed my time on the centaur. She was on her last legs and a great...
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