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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: Ship Research Today, 07:47
Replies: 49
Views: 1,738
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Great anti torpedo nets. The photo was...

Great anti torpedo nets.

The photo was taken from a Nazi bomber!
Forum: J & J Denholm 26th February 2020, 17:27
Replies: 260
Views: 52,751
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Exactly... almost. The bandmeister came to me...

Exactly... almost. The bandmeister came to me and handed the stick. The music started and I went with it. I knew the tune. Almost. :-) AFTER the music he asked for a round of beer for ...
Forum: J & J Denholm 26th February 2020, 15:36
Replies: 260
Views: 52,751
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Four steins in one hand and a brace of sailors...

Four steins in one hand and a brace of sailors in the other!

No doubt, Hamburg and Rotterdam were great runs ashore.
Forum: J & J Denholm 26th February 2020, 14:59
Replies: 260
Views: 52,751
Posted By Stephen J. Card
These were the Police Band.... Hamburg style!...

These were the Police Band.... Hamburg style!

No one here admit to going to Zillertahl? Litres of froth with schnapps.

This photo was not taken on my Euroliner days... this was...
Forum: J & J Denholm 26th February 2020, 12:08
Replies: 260
Views: 52,751
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The defendant is still know to local police!

The defendant is still know to local police!
Forum: J & J Denholm 25th February 2020, 22:05
Replies: 260
Views: 52,751
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks. In my 'logbook' I put down dates for...

Thanks. In my 'logbook' I put down dates for joining and leaving then the list of ports. Wish I had kept a better record!

At Hamburg I was ashore with Mike Pride and the R/O (mentioned...
Forum: J & J Denholm 25th February 2020, 21:56
Replies: 260
Views: 52,751
Posted By Stephen J. Card
New York, Baltimore, Wilmington NC, Charleston...

New York, Baltimore, Wilmington NC, Charleston SC, New York.


From this period August 1972 to Jan 1973, Euroliner didn't called at Norfolk. All calls southbound were Wilmington...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 25th February 2020, 19:05
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By Stephen J. Card
It appears the first patch of ships were all...

It appears the first patch of ships were all with Ropner's. He last ship in this list, the LOCHEE was Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Company. The ship was built 1937.

LOCHEE was a...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 25th February 2020, 00:12
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Long shot. If he was Master in CAMERONIA...

Long shot.

If he was Master in CAMERONIA hit would be a rather fine job indeed. To leave Anchor Line's crack liner to come to one of Ellerman's very small cargo ships does not make...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 24th February 2020, 23:40
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By Stephen J. Card
ATLANTIS & CITY OF BAGDAD Tirranna, City...

ATLANTIS & CITY OF BAGDAD

Tirranna, City of Baghdad, and the Kemmendine[edit]





Tirranna[12]
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 24th February 2020, 23:35
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hi James. Cameronia was attacked? No info...

Hi James.

Cameronia was attacked? No info on this.

If he was Master of Cameronia… as a troop transport and in the war you can bet he was awarded the OBE.

Then why the connection of the...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 24th February 2020, 23:11
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By Stephen J. Card
CITY OF BAGDAD - Ellermans City Bagdad...

CITY OF BAGDAD - Ellermans


City Bagdad (I) 1920 ex Geirfels 1919 - Sunk on 11 July 1940 in The Indian Ocean, in position 00 16S 090 00E by the German Auxiliary Cruiser, ATLANTIS, having...
Forum: J & J Denholm 24th February 2020, 20:06
Replies: 260
Views: 52,751
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks. Must have been NA Macdonald not...

Thanks.

Must have been NA Macdonald not Williamson.

My book, 'VOYAGES' . Wrote down for day joining and date leaving and then list of the ports. Unfortunately I didn't write down ...
Forum: J & J Denholm 24th February 2020, 16:58
Replies: 260
Views: 52,751
Posted By Stephen J. Card
27 Oct 1972. Definitely on board. If I...

27 Oct 1972.

Definitely on board. If I recall there was dispute at some port, might have been Greenock. In any case EUROLINER came into Southampton.

Who was Master in the ship at...
Forum: Say Hello 24th February 2020, 13:17
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Greetings to Ships Nostalgia! Yes, am...

Greetings to Ships Nostalgia!

Yes, am feeling well today. Thanks. No hangover or Coronavirus symptoms. Not just off a Princess cruise either!

Stephen
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd February 2020, 12:55
Replies: 29
Views: 3,009
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hmmmmm. 'silent room'? Might be 'insulated'...

Hmmmmm. 'silent room'? Might be 'insulated' so the second operator could get some sleep in the adjacent sleeping cabin.

Another... how did the set be adjusted on CALIFORNIA if there was...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd February 2020, 20:23
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I doubt it. The bridge of the Transvaal ...

I doubt it. The bridge of the Transvaal Castle (John Brown's) was close to her early sister Windsor Castle ( Cammell Laird's) and rather similar to the Pendennis Castle (Harland &...
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd February 2020, 13:43
Replies: 29
Views: 3,009
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Photo of wreck showing location of Radio Room ...

Photo of wreck showing location of Radio Room

Photo of Titanic's Radio Room with R/O Phillips or Harold Bride.
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd February 2020, 13:38
Replies: 29
Views: 3,009
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Some of the comments about 'steel special...

Some of the comments about 'steel special wireless room' etc are a bit off base. The whole of the officer's accommodation and radio room was all steel... on the Boat Deck. Of course bulkheads ...
Forum: Elder Dempster 22nd February 2020, 08:11
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Many thanks GGG AKA GTP! Great. ...

Many thanks GGG AKA GTP!

Great.

Was this your first ship? Age 19 turning on 20 to join the cadetship Obuasi?

I was much older when I got to the Denholm ship, Wellpark. I was...
Forum: Elder Dempster 21st February 2020, 22:52
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Stephen J. Card
[QUOTE=Graham the pipe;3033245] Today, the...

[QUOTE=Graham the pipe;3033245]

Today, the 'Thread Title' refers, I had a long chat with 'Burnley Lad' Roger Mackrell on his 79th (mine's in 13 days time, still 'one ahead'), God how time flies...
Forum: J & J Denholm 21st February 2020, 20:47
Replies: 260
Views: 52,751
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I must have been on board at the same period. ...

I must have been on board at the same period. I joined at New York on 7 Sept 1972. Paid off 'Clyde Ports' on 25th Nov, 1072.

Roddy Mackenzie was Mate. Williamson was Master (I think. ...
Forum: Tugs 21st February 2020, 20:09
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Tommy, I'm having second thoughts! I...

Tommy,

I'm having second thoughts!

I have notes that Sir Bevois did not go north until later 1969, but I have found that she was 'out of service' in late 1968.

Went through photos ...
Forum: Tugs 21st February 2020, 19:20
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Re the two message above, The tug is most...

Re the two message above,

The tug is most definitely one of Red Funnel Steamer's tug SIR BEVOIS. This is definitely Southampton and definitely summer of 1969.

When a British vessel, as in...
Forum: Ship Research 21st February 2020, 15:27
Replies: 49
Views: 1,738
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Here is a photo of the FORT ORANGE. Have...

Here is a photo of the FORT ORANGE.

Have you seen this one before? Seems to answer of your questions.

Also a couple of BLIJDENDK photos.

My painting of BLIJDENDYK. The original ...
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