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Search: Posts Made By: stevekelly10
Forum: The Engine Room 30th December 2019, 17:59
Replies: 76
Views: 5,973
Posted By stevekelly10
The British Lancer had an emergency Rolls Royce...

The British Lancer had an emergency Rolls Royce generator on her when I sailed on it 1972. Cannot remember it ever being a problem ?
Forum: Other International Navies 12th December 2019, 18:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By stevekelly10
Was not that long ago how the Russians said our...

Was not that long ago how the Russians said our new carriers would be easy targets. Their sole carrier was never a threat as it could be tracked by it's trail of black smoke! Now I would not be...
Forum: The Engine Room 9th December 2019, 22:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By stevekelly10
I've asked my Son, who is still onboard to find...

I've asked my Son, who is still onboard to find out why, if he can ! But probably not something they want to share with the passengers :)
Forum: The Engine Room 6th December 2019, 10:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By stevekelly10
I don't think the problem was serious, as my son...

I don't think the problem was serious, as my son and his girlfriend are onboard and the ship has just sailed from Adelaide. Mind you he did send a photo of them wearing life jackets during a boat...
Forum: BP Shipping 25th November 2019, 23:02
Replies: 35
Views: 7,924
Posted By stevekelly10
Yes that story rings a bell with me too ! But...

Yes that story rings a bell with me too ! But can't remember the exact details :(
Forum: BP Shipping 9th November 2019, 16:23
Replies: 135
Views: 43,944
Posted By stevekelly10
No Dave. I wasn't there when it happened but I...

No Dave. I wasn't there when it happened but I did hear all about it. I know the weather could get quite rough in the Bay at times !
Forum: BP Shipping 8th November 2019, 21:08
Replies: 220
Views: 63,183
Posted By stevekelly10
I sailed with Sheena on the Poplar, when it was...

I sailed with Sheena on the Poplar, when it was sold to the Italians ! She was not Snotty at all !Must have been you she had a problem with ?
Forum: BP Shipping 8th November 2019, 20:58
Replies: 30
Views: 4,567
Posted By stevekelly10
Not during my time ! I left when they flagged out...

Not during my time ! I left when they flagged out :)
Forum: BP Shipping 8th November 2019, 20:52
Replies: 135
Views: 43,944
Posted By stevekelly10
Trust me it was no doddle ! One of the first jobs...

Trust me it was no doddle ! One of the first jobs I had was replacing all the crankshaft white metal bearings on the Tridents Emergency Generator engine as the sump was full of water and someone had...
Forum: BP Shipping 31st October 2019, 23:56
Replies: 10
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Views: 1,206
Posted By stevekelly10
If an LNG tanker explodes, It will make a bigger...

If an LNG tanker explodes, It will make a bigger bang than the Richard Montgomery , ever could have ! (Jester)
Forum: BP Shipping 30th October 2019, 23:57
Replies: 10
IoG
Views: 1,206
Posted By stevekelly10
Is there not an LNG terminal there now ?

Is there not an LNG terminal there now ?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th October 2019, 20:43
Replies: 257
Views: 36,100
Posted By stevekelly10
Nil Iligitum Desperundum carbourundom ! ...

Nil Iligitum Desperundum carbourundom !

Don't let the barstewards grind you down :)
Forum: The Engine Room 1st October 2019, 15:34
Replies: 71
Views: 9,575
Posted By stevekelly10
Not this time ! It was the main condenser...

Not this time ! It was the main condenser overboard valve. The nut holding the spindle in the motorised unit fell off ! the spindle dropped down and the valve slammed shut, followed by a large jet of...
Forum: The Engine Room 30th September 2019, 23:15
Replies: 71
Views: 9,575
Posted By stevekelly10
I have nightmares about one such valve ! Trouble...

I have nightmares about one such valve ! Trouble I was awake when it happened ! :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th September 2019, 14:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,826
Posted By stevekelly10
Could have been worse and they had done a "Dell...

Could have been worse and they had done a "Dell Boy" and bought a load of fluorescent Yellow paint ! (Jester)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 16:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,826
Posted By stevekelly10
They must have bought a job lot (Jester)

They must have bought a job lot (Jester)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 12:45
Replies: 30
Views: 1,826
Posted By stevekelly10
Hi Pat If you click on the link for the survey...

Hi Pat If you click on the link for the survey website in my original post it says there are some tickets available for Saturday and it tells you how to apply.

Regards

Steve
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 12:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,826
Posted By stevekelly10
No she is not in any of the pictures :)

No she is not in any of the pictures :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th September 2019, 20:19
Replies: 30
Views: 1,826
Posted By stevekelly10
More pics :)

More pics :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th September 2019, 19:49
Replies: 30
Views: 1,826
Posted By stevekelly10
Sadly his cranes no longer exist :( Have asked my...

Sadly his cranes no longer exist :( Have asked my Daughter for anymore pics, she has of today ! Knowing her she probably took a load ! :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th September 2019, 14:30
Replies: 30
Views: 1,826
Posted By stevekelly10
Naming ceremony Sir David Attenborough

Today ! No I was not there :( My Daughter was :) https://www.bas.ac.uk/media-post/ship-is-named-with-royal-ceremony/
Forum: The Engine Room 22nd September 2019, 21:52
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By stevekelly10
You want to see what happens when there is...

You want to see what happens when there is nothing on the PMS system and something fails ! ended up with us being towed off the loading buoy at Juyamah due to a rather large ingress of water into the...
Forum: The Engine Room 20th September 2019, 21:07
Replies: 16
Views: 2,313
Posted By stevekelly10
I sailed on two ULCC's as 2\E and I used to dread...

I sailed on two ULCC's as 2\E and I used to dread certain C\E's coming down the engineroom during stand-bys and even worse when flashing up the plant after drydock. I had a serious fallout with two...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th September 2019, 21:55
Replies: 178
Views: 38,042
Posted By stevekelly10
When I was doing my phase 3 at Springburn college...

When I was doing my phase 3 at Springburn college Glasgow in 1970. myself and another 3 cadets had a flat there ! on the ground floor flat one of the girls there, was going out with one of my...
Forum: United States Navy 5th September 2019, 21:45
Replies: 23
Views: 3,230
Posted By stevekelly10
Garbage in, Garbage out :)

Garbage in, Garbage out :)
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