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Forum: Ship Research 23rd June 2019, 16:23
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Cisco
Looks like Boka Vanguard ...

Looks like Boka Vanguard

https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/photos/of/ships/shipid:367076/#forward

Currently off Salcombe..
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd June 2019, 21:13
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Cisco
Whilhelmshafen? I think there would be...

Whilhelmshafen?

I think there would be issues with the swastika. ( there is a better photo in the Daily Wail...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd June 2019, 11:26
Replies: 38
Views: 1,190
Posted By Cisco
Hello Jackie, while movies were normally shown '...

Hello Jackie, while movies were normally shown ' indoors' I was on one ship in 1970 - Eastern Muse - where the projector was set up at the frd end of #3...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd June 2019, 09:53
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Cisco
G'day Sparkie, I doubt he would have.... ...

G'day Sparkie, I doubt he would have....

Long time no sea ... I miss the quizzes.... hope all is well your end .
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd June 2019, 08:16
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Cisco
Graf Spee.

Should the eagle be bought by the IWM and displayed as a trophy?

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/21/uruguay-nazi-bronze-eagle-battleship-court-sell

I think so....
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 11th April 2019, 03:37
Replies: 72
Views: 5,480
Posted By Cisco
I think the ' Great Gallery Drama of '17 ' had a...

I think the ' Great Gallery Drama of '17 ' had a lot to do with it getting so quiet.... what with the old owner of the site then going and setting up in opposition and taking half the trade away... I...
Forum: Histories 10th March 2019, 21:43
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By Cisco
Photos as promised.... Looking south in...

Photos as promised....

Looking south in Darsena Norte in recent times (2010)... entrance to Dique 4 is under the bow of the departing fast cat... left side.

Looking seaward from Darsena Norte...
Forum: Histories 10th March 2019, 12:55
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By Cisco
Its hard to tell in this pic ...

Its hard to tell in this pic ...
Forum: Histories 10th March 2019, 12:31
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By Cisco
The approach to the port of Buenos Aires is very...

The approach to the port of Buenos Aires is very shallow and depths are not affected so much by tides but by the wind... sustained easterlies..... very high water... sustained westerlies ... very low...
Forum: Ship Research 10th February 2019, 01:25
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Cisco
Aquitania

Aquitania
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th February 2019, 07:51
Replies: 18
Views: 2,016
Posted By Cisco
Brexit and re-flagging? Makes no sense to flag in...

Brexit and re-flagging? Makes no sense to flag in the UK post Brexit... and isn't carrying UK cadets a condition of being UK flagged... no UK flag.... no requirement... why bother....?
Forum: Ship Research 18th January 2019, 19:22
Replies: 43
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cisco
May I hazard a guess... the photos were taken in...

May I hazard a guess... the photos were taken in either the US or Australia?

My father spent most of the war on the tanker John A Brown.... at some stage she had a spar deck fitted for...
Forum: Ship Research 18th January 2019, 06:58
Replies: 43
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cisco
Not only is there a lack of photos of german...

Not only is there a lack of photos of german ships taken during the war... when you think of it there is also a lack of photos of allied ships taken during the war... apart from the aerial photos...
Forum: The Bridge 8th January 2019, 06:47
Replies: 77
Views: 5,888
Posted By Cisco
Learnt an early lesson coming out of Ras Tanura...

Learnt an early lesson coming out of Ras Tanura as 3/0.... pilot long gone... old man had departed the bridge.. still had man on wheel.....

Steering something like 355*..... 'steer 005*' sez...
Forum: The Bridge 6th January 2019, 21:59
Replies: 77
Views: 5,888
Posted By Cisco
Many thanks to IMRCoSparks and Callpor for...

Many thanks to IMRCoSparks and Callpor for solving not one but two mysteries (Applause)(Applause)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th December 2018, 01:32
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By Cisco
Few days late but that is nothing new for me.... ...

Few days late but that is nothing new for me....

Yes she would have had a Chilean pilot.... third ship in trouble there in not many years...the other two were Navimag ferries... regular traders to...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th December 2018, 01:21
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By Cisco
Wreck emerges after 153 years

Wreck salvaged after 153 years from West Auckland beach...
https://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/109347118/rare-fully-intact-153yearold-ship-wreck-reveals-treasures--including-an-old-boot
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 1st December 2018, 16:42
Replies: 20
Views: 3,108
Posted By Cisco
6 knots..... couldn't get out of her own...

6 knots..... couldn't get out of her own way.....let alone the warship's ..
Forum: The Bridge 19th November 2018, 21:50
Replies: 77
Views: 5,888
Posted By Cisco
Two further queries.... one what radar is that in...

Two further queries.... one what radar is that in the post war picture? I am assuming it is a 'son of 271'

Also in the original pic I posted ... where the +/- and the '2' can be seen there is also...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th November 2018, 18:42
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By Cisco
French Cruise liner in trouble..

French cruise liner 'Le Soleal' has had a spot of bother in Canal Kirke - on the way into Puerto Natales
...
Forum: The Bridge 15th November 2018, 10:04
Replies: 77
Views: 5,888
Posted By Cisco
A Cunard Query?

This question has been asked elsewhere...

This is a shot taken on the bridge of Queen Mary at Long Beach.

The 'course to steer' is simple... but what is the plus/minus above that.. with the...
Forum: Ship Research 29th August 2018, 07:24
Replies: 47
Views: 3,735
Posted By Cisco
A small point... the gun tubs above the bridge...

A small point... the gun tubs above the bridge wings in our photo appear to be circular.... the tubs in the photo of Tabinta in the link posted by me just above ^^ appear to be square....
...
Forum: Ship Research 28th August 2018, 03:06
Replies: 47
Views: 3,735
Posted By Cisco
Well done all hands!! A photo here of her...

Well done all hands!!

A photo here of her painted grey http://www.usshelena.org/mstabinta.html of her in US service....released in Jan/Feb 46.

Which suggests to me that the original photo is...
Forum: Ship Research 15th August 2018, 06:02
Replies: 47
Views: 3,735
Posted By Cisco
Some KPM ships had cranes frd of the bridge... I...

Some KPM ships had cranes frd of the bridge... I imagine quite a few of them spent the war in eastern waters...
Forum: Ship Research 14th August 2018, 21:37
Replies: 47
Views: 3,735
Posted By Cisco
Quite so... that was just part of an off topic...

Quite so... that was just part of an off topic ramble that took us as far as Puerto Natales.....

Now a further thought.... I have had a pretty good looksee at a lot of pix of ships trading around...
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