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Search: Posts Made By: Malky Glaister
Forum: J & J Denholm 29th March 2014, 06:46
Replies: 865
Views: 193,265
Posted By Malky Glaister
Well done Gulpers!!

Well done Gulpers!!
Forum: Shell 15th May 2013, 05:01
Replies: 69
Views: 30,434
Posted By Malky Glaister
When I was a phase 3 engineering apprentice at...

When I was a phase 3 engineering apprentice at Springburn Tech Glasgow in 1967 there were a good number of Shell apprentices who had been to sea for a year. us J&J lads had not yet set sail.
We were...
Forum: Bank Line 14th May 2013, 13:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,351
Posted By Malky Glaister
Some pretty good guys photograph railways Eddie...

Some pretty good guys photograph railways Eddie don't fret!

regards

Malky
Forum: Shell 14th May 2013, 05:54
Replies: 69
Views: 30,434
Posted By Malky Glaister
Oh I missed out an O !! Cheers Blythspirit ...

Oh I missed out an O !!

Cheers Blythspirit

regards

Malky
Forum: Shell 14th May 2013, 00:50
Replies: 69
Views: 30,434
Posted By Malky Glaister
Anyone interested in ISOMERIA etc can visit...

Anyone interested in ISOMERIA etc can visit HELDERLINE website were they will find a couple of pics.
Hope this helps, there is a brief history but no mention of Siam or Bangkok but jumbisation (what...
Forum: Shell 14th May 2013, 00:41
Replies: 69
Views: 30,434
Posted By Malky Glaister
If my memory serves me correctly, both Siam and...

If my memory serves me correctly, both Siam and Bangkok were French in a previous existance. Their names I do not know however I seem to recall that they were both equipped with wine tanks when...
Forum: Bolton S. S. Co., London 21st April 2013, 11:47
Replies: 2
Views: 3,660
Posted By Malky Glaister
Slightly off topic but I had a pint in the BOLTON...

Slightly off topic but I had a pint in the BOLTON ARMS in Leyburn on Saturday.

Castle Bolton is nearby in the rather lovely Wensleydale
Forum: Brocklebank Line 9th April 2013, 18:51
Replies: 41
Views: 6,513
Posted By Malky Glaister
I have many favourites! There is another...

I have many favourites!

There is another thread called "favorite watering holes" ( I think).

Hundreds of pubs and bars to recall!

regards

Malky
Forum: The Engine Room 9th April 2013, 14:54
Replies: 34
Views: 6,655
Posted By Malky Glaister
Couldn't afford to go for Extras otherwise I...

Couldn't afford to go for Extras otherwise I would have done. No one around here knows what a Chiefs ticket is anyway!!! (nor cares either)

regards

Malky
Forum: The Engine Room 9th April 2013, 13:23
Replies: 34
Views: 6,655
Posted By Malky Glaister
Varley I had to give up on the Institute many...

Varley I had to give up on the Institute many years ago. Despite having a combined Chiefs Ticket and a lot of experience I could not become a member. I studied for an Open University degree but was...
Forum: The Engine Room 2nd April 2013, 14:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,792
Posted By Malky Glaister
Cheers Geoff regards Malky

Cheers Geoff

regards

Malky
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 1st April 2013, 10:44
Replies: 50
Views: 25,522
Posted By Malky Glaister
Thanks Affons. I had seen this before. I...

Thanks Affons. I had seen this before.

I enjoyed my time on Doxfords, 3 LBs in fact. Two four cylinders and one three legged engine.

I do feel that the engine was not really capable of the...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 31st March 2013, 11:37
Replies: 50
Views: 25,522
Posted By Malky Glaister
Alfonso, I have no experience of P & J types...

Alfonso,
I have no experience of P & J types either and as you some LB.
I cannot argue with what is written down either in the paper presentation nor the design criteria.
I agree that crosshead...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 30th March 2013, 12:52
Replies: 50
Views: 25,522
Posted By Malky Glaister
Hi Alfons, The clearance quoted of 0.00153" ...

Hi Alfons,

The clearance quoted of 0.00153" is a tad minute! Fitting a whitemetal bearing to this would be nigh on impossible and running hot would be a likely event.
Even the expert fitters in...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 30th March 2013, 10:46
Replies: 365
Views: 114,270
Posted By Malky Glaister
Geoff, I may have written this before but, you...

Geoff, I may have written this before but, you should write a book!

Towards the end of the Denholm ore carrier period they took over DUNBLANE.
A similar vessel to their existing DUN boats....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th March 2013, 10:19
Replies: 1
Views: 801
Posted By Malky Glaister
I had to look up PLA!! I thought it was Port of...

I had to look up PLA!!
I thought it was Port of London Authority.
Shows my age I suppose.

regards

Malky
Forum: J & J Denholm 29th March 2013, 07:50
Replies: 58
Views: 11,402
Posted By Malky Glaister
I think Glasgows Black Street clinic is closed so...

I think Glasgows Black Street clinic is closed so that venue cannot be used!!

regards

Malky
Forum: J & J Denholm 26th March 2013, 14:59
Replies: 58
Views: 11,402
Posted By Malky Glaister
"But the heart lies with Reefer Divission." ...

"But the heart lies with Reefer Divission."
Lifted from Stephens post.

Only three ships! I was on the first one!

I will be going to any reunion if I am able!

regards

Malky
Forum: J & J Denholm 25th March 2013, 13:55
Replies: 58
Views: 11,402
Posted By Malky Glaister
I am certainly very interested, November 2014...

I am certainly very interested, November 2014 will be fine for me though most other dates would be too these days.

regards

Malky
Forum: J & J Denholm 15th March 2013, 13:09
Replies: 58
Views: 11,402
Posted By Malky Glaister
I am up for a reunion. The dinner dances...

I am up for a reunion.

The dinner dances were good, I went to several.

regards

Malky
Forum: The Engine Room 8th March 2013, 11:13
Replies: 77
Views: 22,799
Posted By Malky Glaister
I recall on Nordic Clansman watching a...

I recall on Nordic Clansman watching a professional third very quickly cutting a two start left handed thread for a valve spindle. It was good to watch.

Queens, well some thirds were called steam...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 5th March 2013, 06:58
Replies: 16
Views: 3,230
Posted By Malky Glaister
"We have just hit one hundred and ten miles per...

"We have just hit one hundred and ten miles per hour!"

No chance Art !

Post war steam record 112 mph by Sir Nigel Gresley going down Stoke Bank.

Highest known speed for an A3 was 113mph by...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 5th March 2013, 06:52
Replies: 16
Views: 3,230
Posted By Malky Glaister
California Star brought her back in 1973. ...

California Star brought her back in 1973.

regards

Malky
Forum: Bulk Carriers 17th February 2013, 10:19
Replies: 365
Views: 114,270
Posted By Malky Glaister
Went to Port cartier on one of the Seat Team...

Went to Port cartier on one of the Seat Team vessels and vaguely recall the bubbler but it wasn't in use as no ice!

Never went ashore ther nor any of the other Quebec ports, usually no time...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th February 2013, 17:30
Replies: 165
Views: 33,173
Posted By Malky Glaister
A vee at the end of the GARVEL dock will end in...

A vee at the end of the GARVEL dock will end in Langbank for Emma' s bow!!

Loved my time in Garvel!!

regards

Malky
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