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Search: Posts Made By: albertd
Forum: Ferries 19th June 2019, 15:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,137
Posted By albertd
I see that ex-St Cecilia (Nando Murrau) is now...

I see that ex-St Cecilia (Nando Murrau) is now well on her way to Carloforte on the island of San Pietro just off the west coast of Sardinia. Currently SE of Gibraltar.

The AIS on Marine...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 12th June 2019, 13:08
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By albertd
OK, thanks.

OK, thanks.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 12th June 2019, 11:48
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By albertd
Yes, from what I have read I think this is...

Yes, from what I have read I think this is probable, but where is that?
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 12th June 2019, 10:29
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By albertd
Ramehead Mooring - Portsmouth

From time to time I come across references to this location, but I cannot find it on the charts on Visit My Harbour. Can someone clarify its position in the Portsmouth area please?
Forum: Ferries 17th April 2019, 10:27
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By albertd
I see that they are now abeam Plymouth and shown...

I see that they are now abeam Plymouth and shown as expected into Southampton at 0100 tomorrow according to Soton movements or 0600 according to Willpower's AIS.
Forum: Ferries 14th April 2019, 18:57
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By albertd
lol! :)

lol! :)
Forum: Ferries 14th April 2019, 18:27
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By albertd
Looks like they are taking a break for the...

Looks like they are taking a break for the weekend! :) Probably Red Kestrel's AIS was turned off before the tow and Willpower's on arrival at Pembroke.

If they are due in Southampton on the...
Forum: Ferries 13th April 2019, 12:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By albertd
I would say it is very probable. Looking at the...

I would say it is very probable. Looking at the photos on Marine Traffic, though there are some from a variety of places, the majority are from around the Solent area.
Forum: Ferries 13th April 2019, 09:27
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By albertd
Good point! I hadn't even noticed the error and...

Good point! I hadn't even noticed the error and automatically looked for Willpower. :)
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Re the point made above about crew accommodation, I had forgotten about that, something which was...
Forum: Ferries 13th April 2019, 08:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By albertd
Thanks folks. The reports I saw gave the false...

Thanks folks. The reports I saw gave the false impression that she was coming down under her own power. That now makes sense.
Forum: Ferries 12th April 2019, 10:18
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By albertd
Red Kestrel (New Red Funnel ferry)

She has been built at Cammell Laird and is reported to now be en-route for Southampton. However, I can see no current sign of her on AIS, just an old plot showing her still in Birkenhead, suggesting...
Forum: Ferries 22nd February 2019, 09:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,137
Posted By albertd
Yes, definitely still at Hythe. Could just see...

Yes, definitely still at Hythe. Could just see her from Red Falcon's camera. Not showing on AIS at all.
Forum: Ferries 22nd February 2019, 07:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,137
Posted By albertd
Wondered if that might be the case. When the...

Wondered if that might be the case. When the mist clears I will see if I can still see her on webcam at Hythe as Red Osprey/Falcon pass by.
Forum: Ferries 21st February 2019, 14:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,137
Posted By albertd
St Cecilia - Portsmouth 21/2/19

A few weeks ago, Wightlink's St Cecilia was retired and moved to Hythe on Southampton Water, I imagine to be restyled for her new Italian owners.

I was not expecting to see any signs of her...
Forum: Royal Navy 17th November 2018, 17:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By albertd
You can find many here...

You can find many here (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_active_Royal_Navy_ships) on Wikipedia.
Forum: Ferries 22nd September 2018, 09:35
Replies: 78
Views: 6,394
Posted By albertd
Victoria of Wight seems now to be in regular...

Victoria of Wight seems now to be in regular passenger service, following naming ceremony in Fishbourne on Thursday.
Forum: Ferries 10th August 2018, 11:46
Replies: 78
Views: 6,394
Posted By albertd
Yes, it was very inconsiderate of that blob. :)

Yes, it was very inconsiderate of that blob. :)
Forum: Ferries 10th August 2018, 11:32
Replies: 78
Views: 6,394
Posted By albertd
I don't think it was too windy. Sure, the flag...

I don't think it was too windy. Sure, the flag was billowing well, but the hovercraft are still running. I snapped a few photos as well, though much like yours. Once the weather clears a bit, she...
Forum: Ferries 10th August 2018, 10:57
Replies: 78
Views: 6,394
Posted By albertd
Oh dear! Even the view on the harbour mouth...

Oh dear! Even the view on the harbour mouth camera is getting a bit obscured by the weather.
Forum: Ferries 10th August 2018, 10:35
Replies: 78
Views: 6,394
Posted By albertd
Nicely visible here, though a bit murky. ...

Nicely visible here, though a bit murky.
https://isleofwightwebcams.co.uk/appley-beach/

Edit: Make that "very murky"!
Forum: Ferries 10th August 2018, 10:07
Replies: 78
Views: 6,394
Posted By albertd
Victoria of Wight is now showing on AIS. First...

Victoria of Wight is now showing on AIS. First time I have seen that since the sea trials in Turkey.
Forum: Ferries 9th August 2018, 15:28
Replies: 78
Views: 6,394
Posted By albertd
Could be. The QHM page for tomorrow...

Could be. The QHM page for tomorrow (https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/qhm/portsmouth/shipping-movements/daily-movements?date=10/08/2018) doesn't make it clear to me.

Edit: Yes, I see that Guardsman...
Forum: Ferries 9th August 2018, 14:30
Replies: 78
Views: 6,394
Posted By albertd
Yes, QHM are now showing them in at 1100 tomorrow.

Yes, QHM are now showing them in at 1100 tomorrow.
Forum: Ferries 9th August 2018, 09:43
Replies: 78
Views: 6,394
Posted By albertd
The AIS is still saying today. However, there is...

The AIS is still saying today. However, there is nothing on the movements page for QHM to confirm that, so maybe tomorrow it will be.
Forum: Ferries 8th August 2018, 13:16
Replies: 78
Views: 6,394
Posted By albertd
Yes, just passed south of Plymouth at about 7 kts.

Yes, just passed south of Plymouth at about 7 kts.
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