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Search: Posts Made By: Peregrine
Forum: Ferries 17th October 2018, 05:25
Replies: 0
Views: 685
Posted By Peregrine
Another threat for Kestrel

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12143381

Again, Kestrel is in trouble.

With no where for her to go she might be sunk.

Kestrel must have a curse first the...
Forum: Ferries 1st June 2018, 10:48
Replies: 1
Views: 1,088
Posted By Peregrine
Best of the Best

So what do all of you on SN think the best of the best Auckland ferries are/were?

I have Jet raider on there.

Kestrel
Toroa
Makora
Ngoiro
Pupuke
Albatross and of course
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 1st June 2018, 06:08
Replies: 32
Views: 11,201
Posted By Peregrine
Okay so Manu Wai is still with us....

Okay so Manu Wai is still with us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=759A774qf68
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 11th May 2018, 04:39
Replies: 24
Views: 3,808
Posted By Peregrine
That's the one I want to replicate (well...

That's the one I want to replicate (well smaller..) So next time I go to the Bach I can play that across the bay B\)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th May 2018, 21:43
Replies: 32
Views: 11,201
Posted By Peregrine
I think the ship you are describing is the Manu...

I think the ship you are describing is the Manu Wai. Wonder what happened to her?
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 7th May 2018, 08:21
Replies: 24
Views: 3,808
Posted By Peregrine
Whistles

Recently I have gotten obsessed with Steam whistles. I want to try and make a down scaled Triple Chime whistle (Normandie's whistle) and i'm wondering if any of you have plans for one? Thanks!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th May 2018, 08:08
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By Peregrine
QE2 Hotel has opened!

QE2 Hotel has finally opened! Bloody 10 years of waiting...

https://www.qe2.com/

Alot of the interior has survived! Like the Mauretania model (ohhhh I love that ship!) And a lot of the art!
Forum: Ferries 3rd May 2018, 04:28
Replies: 9
Views: 2,792
Posted By Peregrine
Wow this post has really blown up. Love reading...

Wow this post has really blown up. Love reading all of your posts and the stories they tell
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd May 2018, 04:26
Replies: 32
Views: 11,201
Posted By Peregrine
Amazing post really makes you hope the (last...

Amazing post really makes you hope the (last remaining) Auckland ferries will one day return
Forum: Wrecks 28th April 2018, 23:55
Replies: 12
Views: 2,510
Posted By Peregrine
It does have information on the sinking but...

It does have information on the sinking but nothing other than that, I can copy the whole text here if you want it
Forum: Wrecks 28th April 2018, 23:52
Replies: 0
Views: 852
Posted By Peregrine
Yacht sunk outside of Westhaven.

A big storm hit yesterday and down by Westhaven a small blue yacht has partially sunk.
Forum: Wrecks 2nd April 2018, 02:41
Replies: 12
Views: 2,510
Posted By Peregrine
Hey guys just got a little thing to add to the...

Hey guys just got a little thing to add to the discussion, I was reading up that the Orpheus wreck is being "moved" whenever the airforce flies over, The guns were sighted at Rainbow bay a few years...
Forum: Wrecks 31st March 2018, 22:48
Replies: 12
Views: 2,510
Posted By Peregrine
Shipwrecks of new zealand discussion

Today I bought a excellent book called "Shipwrecks of new zealand"
And now I am really interested in NZ Shipwrecks, so this thread will just be a general discussion, Has anyone here heard of the...
Forum: Wrecks 31st March 2018, 22:27
Replies: 5
Views: 2,111
Posted By Peregrine
Have you contacted your local museum or really...

Have you contacted your local museum or really any ship history related organisation? usually most places should know, Have you gone for a dive around the area? sometimes when small pieces like that...
Forum: Ferries 31st March 2018, 08:16
Replies: 9
Views: 2,792
Posted By Peregrine
Auckland ferry footage

While searching for the "Britannia house" I found some old footage of Auckland ferries https://www.nzonscreen.com/title/down-and-out-on-the-waitemata-1973 The short film has lots of great footage and...
Forum: Wrecks 7th March 2018, 06:18
Replies: 1
Views: 1,243
Posted By Peregrine
The name board is in perfect condition, Who is...

The name board is in perfect condition, Who is going to salvage it first? Hahahaha
Forum: Wrecks 7th March 2018, 06:15
Replies: 5
Views: 2,111
Posted By Peregrine
You might want to try and salvage some parts of...

You might want to try and salvage some parts of it if the tide is slowly taking the parts away, To find out more about the wrecks I recommend you look for books about wrecks of your country or...
Forum: Ferries 7th March 2018, 03:00
Replies: 7
Views: 3,157
Posted By Peregrine
Just a quick update to anyone who is reading...

Just a quick update to anyone who is reading this, I am currently on the hunt for finding the "Britannia house" If anyone knows where it is or what happened to it please reply to the thread
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 7th March 2018, 02:55
Replies: 10
Views: 3,902
Posted By Peregrine
That is so true! I wish Cunard would come back...

That is so true! I wish Cunard would come back loud and proud!
Forum: Ferries 24th February 2018, 04:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By Peregrine
Ohhhhhh that makes sense! What types of whistles...

Ohhhhhh that makes sense! What types of whistles are there?



Did it sound similar to this? ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVyRkwlu3nA This is the only recording I can find of a DSFCO Ferry...
Forum: Ferries 23rd February 2018, 06:58
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By Peregrine
Smile What type of Whistle did Auckland ferries have?

Hi everybody Recently I have gotten intrested in train's and ship's whistles and now I am wondering what type of whistle did the Auckland ferries have?
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th January 2018, 00:47
Replies: 15
Views: 3,179
Posted By Peregrine
Premiere Pro Is really good, I started with Movie...

Premiere Pro Is really good, I started with Movie maker then went to Premiere, Just watch a basic tutorial and the editor becomes pretty easy.
Forum: Ferries 9th January 2018, 00:27
Replies: 7
Views: 3,157
Posted By Peregrine
Ok I have Emailed you. Also are you the Author of...

Ok I have Emailed you. Also are you the Author of the Harbour ferries of auckland? If so Thank you so much for writing those books they are what got me into Auckland ferries in general
Forum: Wrecks 9th January 2018, 00:14
Replies: 2
Views: 1,230
Posted By Peregrine
If only more people on the island could give...

If only more people on the island could give information, I could always contact the Auckland council but I doubt they would know much. I found some images of the Doran, Looked like a really nice ship
Forum: Wrecks 8th January 2018, 23:30
Replies: 2
Views: 1,230
Posted By Peregrine
MA Doran

A few days ago I went to Matiatia (On waiheke) And saw the heritage images, One of the images had a shipwreck The MA Doran. At the time I was really excited thinking "I cant wait to explore it! I...
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