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Search: Posts Made By: chadburn
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th May 2018, 23:17
Replies: 26
Views: 2,680
Posted By chadburn
It would be remiss of me not to make the effort...

It would be remiss of me not to make the effort to thank all those that have enquired about my absence, it is a difficult time and something that came completely out of the blue, the plans we had pre...
Forum: Royal Navy 26th August 2017, 18:16
Replies: 101
Views: 8,022
Posted By chadburn
During my National Service I missed out on...

During my National Service I missed out on Carriers barring for the "White Ghost" (Leviathan) which was a permanent fixture in Pompey Dockyard for many years which I had look round so I cannot...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th August 2017, 18:06
Replies: 283
Views: 21,436
Posted By chadburn
He was technically on board if you Class whilst...

He was technically on board if you Class whilst landing in a Helicopter as being aboard, that's the same as the Pilot being aboard whilst climbing the Pilot Ladder.
As previously mentioned the CO...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th August 2017, 12:29
Replies: 283
Views: 21,436
Posted By chadburn
I believe the CO was not onboard at the time of...

I believe the CO was not onboard at the time of the incident.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th August 2017, 18:54
Replies: 212
Views: 11,372
Posted By chadburn
There has been an Exercise going on over the...

There has been an Exercise going on over the North Sea in the last week where Typhoon aircraft have to sort out which return was the 'real' enemy aircraft and escort it into Teesside Airport.
Forum: Royal Navy 25th August 2017, 18:47
Replies: 101
Views: 8,022
Posted By chadburn
I suppose she could be used for STOL aircraft, as...

I suppose she could be used for STOL aircraft, as you say she is big.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th August 2017, 18:37
Replies: 212
Views: 11,372
Posted By chadburn
Barring for S&S this happens everyday in the air...

Barring for S&S this happens everyday in the air over the North Sea with false returns from 'ghost' aircraft transmitted by another aircraft which could be miles away, I have no reason to doubt that...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th August 2017, 11:01
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By chadburn
There are some aspects of that programme that are...

There are some aspects of that programme that are worrying(Sad)
Forum: Royal Navy 25th August 2017, 10:57
Replies: 101
Views: 8,022
Posted By chadburn
Seperating Flying and Ship Control functions...

Seperating Flying and Ship Control functions amongst other things, look at it as a floating airfield with its own Control Tower.
No need for an angled flight deck with the type of aircraft VTOL...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th August 2017, 17:13
Replies: 36
Views: 3,051
Posted By chadburn
Throughout the ages Salvage Crewmen have proven...

Throughout the ages Salvage Crewmen have proven to be very brave men and deserve their Bonuses in my book.
One of my favourite films was. "The Key"
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th August 2017, 17:06
Replies: 212
Views: 11,372
Posted By chadburn
Destroyers/Frigates are the Greyhounds of the sea...

Destroyers/Frigates are the Greyhounds of the sea and as such their Hulls are of lightweight construction ( as we found in the various coming together incidents in the Cod Wars), to maintain their...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd August 2017, 18:28
Replies: 36
Views: 3,051
Posted By chadburn
The attachment that day sailor has highlighted...

The attachment that day sailor has highlighted #14 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=14) seems to give you the answer you seek.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd August 2017, 18:19
Replies: 36
Views: 3,051
Posted By chadburn
The problem will be, which Port is going to risk...

The problem will be, which Port is going to risk docking the vessel bearing in mind previous incidents.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd August 2017, 18:15
Replies: 212
Views: 11,372
Posted By chadburn
Lurch has put up in my view exactly what has...

Lurch has put up in my view exactly what has happened #61 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=61) , it used to be known as 'sniffing', very similar to 'sniffing' the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd August 2017, 10:42
Replies: 212
Views: 11,372
Posted By chadburn
It could be because the trade embargo on North...

It could be because the trade embargo on North Korea is being broken, by land or sea?
Forum: Dredgers 22nd August 2017, 09:36
Replies: 24
Views: 5,622
Posted By chadburn
Many thanks ixion, just curious why the salvage...

Many thanks ixion, just curious why the salvage operation would be mounted after all this time, I see the famous Rizdon Beasley has already had a go at the wreck, still there should be some...
Forum: Dredgers 21st August 2017, 16:25
Replies: 24
Views: 5,622
Posted By chadburn
Any information on the wreck itself please?

Any information on the wreck itself please?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th August 2017, 13:25
Replies: 283
Views: 21,436
Posted By chadburn
Interesting comment Cisco I was thinking of the...

Interesting comment Cisco I was thinking of the same incident myself and the business of ships 'attracting' each other.
Unfortunately the Andrea Doria has claimed another victim, a Diver from the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th August 2017, 13:14
Replies: 36
Views: 3,051
Posted By chadburn
It sure was Bill, even in today's world any...

It sure was Bill, even in today's world any unusual purchases of this material are flagged up to Special Branch/ MI5 as we are suffering from a different source of terrorist.
There was a case last...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th August 2017, 11:39
Replies: 36
Views: 3,051
Posted By chadburn
Exactly Brian.

Exactly Brian.
Forum: The Engine Room 20th August 2017, 08:30
Replies: 17
Views: 2,944
Posted By chadburn
Although the engine concerned could be termed a...

Although the engine concerned could be termed a "non runner" the Bolinders had a very distinctive exhaust note.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th August 2017, 22:18
Replies: 36
Views: 3,051
Posted By chadburn
Moving bags of this stuff around GB roads used to...

Moving bags of this stuff around GB roads used to need a Police escort.
Forum: Ship Research 19th August 2017, 08:15
Replies: 38
Views: 1,520
Posted By chadburn
From the Admiralty Manual. "The anchor lies...

From the Admiralty Manual.
"The anchor lies flat along the bottom until the strain on the cable pulls it along, the tripping palms tilt the flukes and they dig in. After further dragging, the anchor...
Forum: The Engine Room 18th August 2017, 13:46
Replies: 208
Views: 15,126
Posted By chadburn
Interesting considering they were mainly 'On...

Interesting considering they were mainly 'On Contract' from another Company.
Entertaining it certainly is Bob.
Forum: The Engine Room 18th August 2017, 11:51
Replies: 208
Views: 15,126
Posted By chadburn
Where did the Wireless Operator sorry the Radio...

Where did the Wireless Operator sorry the Radio Officer go?(Jester)
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