Ships Nostalgia - Search Results
11:09

Welcome
Welcome!Welcome to Ships Nostalgia, the world's greatest online community for people worldwide with an interest in ships and shipping. Whether you are crew, ex-crew, ship enthusiasts or cruisers, this is the forum for you. And what's more, it's completely FREE.

Click here to go to the forums home page and find out more.
Click here to join.
Log in
User Name Password

Showing results 1 to 25 of 89
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: P.Arnold
Forum: The Radio Room 19th October 2019, 07:39
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By P.Arnold
I recall, for valves. “ one valve for every three...

I recall, for valves. “ one valve for every three of a type, or part thereof”
3 valves of one type carry 1 spare
5 valves, carry 2 spare.

Many valves I found in the spares drawer, “Used but...
Forum: The Radio Room 15th October 2019, 12:48
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By P.Arnold
Hi Paul Was only on the Delphic, from 69 to 70,...

Hi Paul
Was only on the Delphic, from 69 to 70, last trip before she went to scrap.
Peter
Forum: The Radio Room 13th October 2019, 19:57
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By P.Arnold
Amver

May be re inventing the wheel,... thread wise.

Went to Governor’s Island, (home of Amver) 1968. Quite impressive, I thought, with two operatives handling the incoming information, including...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th October 2019, 16:10
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By P.Arnold
In a recent “behind the scenes” documentary on...

In a recent “behind the scenes” documentary on airlines, there was a few minutes showing a case of a passenger with medical difficulties whilst in flight. Medical advice was requested from Rome...
Forum: The Radio Room 9th October 2019, 17:36
Replies: 37
Views: 2,262
Posted By P.Arnold
As. Marconi tech (Liverpool) we often had to sail...

As. Marconi tech (Liverpool) we often had to sail with a ship from Liverpool to Point Lynas, Anglesey to do a calibration. We would establish at the beginning who was in ‘control’. I used to...
Forum: The Radio Room 7th October 2019, 09:34
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By P.Arnold
Rome Radio

Anybody use medical advice from Rome Radio, c/s IRM, I think?

Used it a couple of times myself.
In the first contact, before diagnosis started, you had to provide information on weight, height,...
Forum: The Radio Room 29th September 2019, 19:56
Replies: 37
Views: 2,262
Posted By P.Arnold
On Maggie Booths we sometimes had to enter the...

On Maggie Booths we sometimes had to enter the Amazon north channel of Marahon. All surrounding areas was beach and vegetation.
Not good radar definition. We used DF.

On another occasion (...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th September 2019, 12:51
Replies: 37
Views: 2,262
Posted By P.Arnold
Spelling should be Bellini Tosi. There would...

Spelling should be Bellini Tosi.

There would have been another aerial, either wire or whip associated with the loop, called a “sense” aerial.
Forum: The Radio Room 27th September 2019, 12:39
Replies: 37
Views: 2,262
Posted By P.Arnold
A Direction Finder loop aerial (DF) (Ballini...

A Direction Finder loop aerial (DF) (Ballini Tose) mainly for use on MF band.
Probably got spelling wrong.
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd August 2019, 13:20
Replies: 41
Views: 2,747
Posted By P.Arnold
To Michael Oceanspan. Can’t help too much with...

To Michael Oceanspan.
Can’t help too much with tech details.

I commissioned 3 Challengers on Southern Shipping Corporation of India, at KSEC shipyard in Busan S.Korea 1985.

The aerials were...
Forum: Ships No More 29th June 2019, 08:55
Replies: 42
Views: 23,982
Posted By P.Arnold
ard Dean;983306]Hi Steve, Your father was...

ard Dean;983306]Hi Steve,
Your father was certainly correct, I was staggered at the number of masts sticking up out of the water on the edge of the Mersey when I first went to sea in the 1960's.
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th June 2019, 14:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By P.Arnold
I was on the Globtik Tokyo, mid 1975. We were in...

I was on the Globtik Tokyo, mid 1975. We were in ballast waiting for an SBM to become available, I think off Rastanura.
We received a telex, stating that information had been received in that a...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 14th May 2019, 07:35
Replies: 175
Views: 47,004
Posted By P.Arnold
I used to tally palletised animal skins somewhere...

I used to tally palletised animal skins somewhere on the river and cray fish tails at Fortaleza to tally them off at Charleston.

We were without a 3rd mate for several weeks, during which time I...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 25th February 2019, 10:47
Replies: 175
Views: 47,004
Posted By P.Arnold
I did 4 trips on the Valiente,up the river. From...

I did 4 trips on the Valiente,up the river. From New York, via nearly all of the WI islands, and up to Manaus, Iquitos. Round trip of about 13-14 weeks. Drydock in Hoboken with bent prop, nearly...
Forum: Royal Navy 8th February 2019, 15:31
Replies: 39
Views: 5,465
Posted By P.Arnold
Radar masts were also lowered. The waveguide...

Radar masts were also lowered. The waveguide would be disconnected. The usual method to prevent water ingress into the waveguide was to cover the exposed apertures with plastic bags and tape, but the...
Forum: The Engine Room 4th December 2018, 13:43
Replies: 54
Views: 9,276
Posted By P.Arnold
Valvata June/July 72 total black out for two or...

Valvata June/July 72 total black out for two or three days.

Joined in Cadiz drydock. Then to Bonny for loading, bound Curaçao.
Off Dakar, course alteration. Black out. Emergency gen would not go...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 9th September 2018, 14:58
Replies: 9
Views: 3,221
Posted By P.Arnold
My Mum had a B&B in New Brighton. We had two or...

My Mum had a B&B in New Brighton. We had two or three stewards stay with us for a short while as the Windsor Castle was being prepared for her maiden voyage.
It’s going back a bit, but I think one...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 10th May 2018, 19:44
Replies: 63
Views: 30,161
Posted By P.Arnold
An interloper I was R/O on Barranca 1973 Cpts...

An interloper
I was R/O on Barranca 1973
Cpts Gilbert, Hodges, Dole
Mate C Leitch
My apologies.
Others Danny Cunningham, Glynn Chilcott, Danny Gilmore, Mick Felton
C/stw Len Palin
At that...
Forum: The Engine Room 7th May 2018, 18:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By P.Arnold
I remember (I think) that the telegraph linkage...

I remember (I think) that the telegraph linkage was similar to bicycle chain from the telegraphs. Where there was a change in the run, this too was bike chain. Straight runs were solid drawn wire....
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd April 2018, 14:58
Replies: 13
Views: 2,447
Posted By P.Arnold
On a 1609grt v/l, we carried 6 passengers. (Booth...

On a 1609grt v/l, we carried 6 passengers. (Booth line)
Before the 2000-2200Z watch, I was given a msg to send.
The old man was one for having BBQ,s on the poop deck, for the passengers.
After my...
Forum: J & J Denholm 1st April 2018, 13:46
Replies: 6
Views: 2,090
Posted By P.Arnold
Well at least you still have teeth. Peter

Well at least you still have teeth.

Peter
Forum: J & J Denholm 30th March 2018, 16:44
Replies: 6
Views: 2,090
Posted By P.Arnold
It was only 3 weeks ago after trawling the...

It was only 3 weeks ago after trawling the ‘threads’ that I saw Ronnie name, (my thread #274 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=274) Asiafreighter).
In 1976...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th March 2018, 11:38
Replies: 160
Views: 31,338
Posted By P.Arnold
In 1971 I was on a Commandant / Commander...

In 1971 I was on a Commandant / Commander training course at Marconi’s office in Glasgow.

On completion of the course I was appointed to the Canberra Star which had just been installed with a “new...
Forum: J & J Denholm 13th March 2018, 17:48
Replies: 273
Views: 60,471
Posted By P.Arnold
Rather late in making the effort. Trawling...

Rather late in making the effort. Trawling through threads before I joined SN, with nothing else to do, but don’t tell the wife.

It may have been Chris Walmsley from the Wirral, he was also very...
Forum: The Radio Room 9th March 2018, 19:39
Replies: 90
Views: 33,534
Posted By P.Arnold
[QUOTE=freddythefrog;2822641]Alan and Peter ...

[QUOTE=freddythefrog;2822641]Alan and Peter
Just had a brain storm and finally camed up with the Technicians surname it was -----Jackson---- tall and thin with glasses

Hi FTF
That’s the one. A...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 89

 


Support SN


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.