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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: The Galley Yesterday, 13:09
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The worst job... perhaps not the worst, but...

The worst job... perhaps not the worst, but certainly one of the hardest is dining room stewards on large passenger ship. Thousands of passengers and they have to be fed at least three times...
Forum: The Galley 15th October 2019, 19:15
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By Stephen J. Card
:-) Well posed photo. Supposed to be an...

:-)

Well posed photo. Supposed to be an ocean liner. Rolling at this angle I doubt there would be anyone in the dining room!

Stephen
Forum: The Galley 15th October 2019, 17:45
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Great photo in a very old book on my shelf, ...

Great photo in a very old book on my shelf, The Wonderful story of the Sea, Editor: Wheeler.

Cracker galley photo. Something wrong with the photo. Can anyone see the 'error'?

This book...
Forum: Tugs 15th October 2019, 10:04
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Eau de Nil is a very easy one. Here is a...

Eau de Nil is a very easy one.

Here is a sample: Artist's colour white, permanent green, yellow ochre.


At sea it would work the same, top gloss white, deck green and mast buff.

...
Forum: Tugs 14th October 2019, 22:37
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Two different colours! The mast buff is a...

Two different colours!

The mast buff is a very standard 'mast buff.

The lower part of the house and inside the bulwarks and engine casing is a 'brown' or teak colour and is very much...
Forum: Tugs 14th October 2019, 04:04
Replies: 15
Views: 5,295
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Here is ZWARTE ZEE in Rotterdam with the new...

Here is ZWARTE ZEE in Rotterdam with the new little Bermuda tug FAITHFUL b. 1967. FAITHFUL ran trials and then went to Bermuda via Ponta Delgada for bunkers. Sold abroad some years ago......
Forum: Tugs 11th October 2019, 10:15
Replies: 33
Views: 11,246
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I went on several of the small Moran tugs in the...

I went on several of the small Moran tugs in the 60s and managed to get on board ALICE M MORAN in Bermuda when she was quite new.

I am quite sure she was a 'commercial' vessel from the...
Forum: The Bridge 1st October 2019, 17:12
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By Stephen J. Card
At Suez, the boatman wanted some gloss white ...

At Suez, the boatman wanted some gloss white paint. I agreed to give him 20 ltrs of best International. In exchange the boatmen handed a couple of stuffed camels, stuffed small chair... a few...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 15:53
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Forget names. Send the IMO Number. Easy ...

Forget names. Send the IMO Number. Easy morse!!!! (Applause)
Forum: Ship Research 17th September 2019, 13:47
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Ah! Bermuda, 28 Oct. My birthday..... 11 years...

Ah! Bermuda, 28 Oct. My birthday..... 11 years later!
Forum: Ship Research 17th September 2019, 02:25
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Further. The troopships that we coming out...

Further.

The troopships that we coming out of Sydney etc during this perid including the big ships like QUEEN MARY, QUEEN ELIZABETH AQUITANIA etc and they were running to the Middle East and...
Forum: Ship Research 17th September 2019, 02:21
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Paul, Quite a bit of info and might give you a...

Paul, Quite a bit of info and might give you a couple of problems.

IF you uncle was travelling in a Troopship there are some problems. He might have gone by say, small cargoboat heading...
Forum: Ship Research 17th September 2019, 01:31
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Paul, Don't panic! Found the book... wrong...

Paul, Don't panic! Found the book... wrong shelf!

I will go through if I can see if s has what you wants.

ACROSS THE SEA TO WAR - Australia and New Zealand Convoys from 1865 to the two ...
Forum: Ship Research 16th September 2019, 18:36
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Paul, That Convoy HX133 departing Sydney... ...

Paul, That Convoy HX133 departing Sydney... it is Sydney CB, as in Sydney Cape Breton, hence the code for HX is 'Halifax'. Not much use to you.

Piers Plowman wrote a book about all...
Forum: Tall ships 16th September 2019, 12:27
Replies: 27
Views: 1,834
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Like my Manual of Seamanship by Authority of...

Like my Manual of Seamanship by Authority of the Lords Commissioner of the Admiralty - 1923.

I do have the updated... 3 Vols but they are already 50 years old!

All of these great books...
Forum: Tall ships 16th September 2019, 10:42
Replies: 27
Views: 1,834
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Probably one of my most useful books: ...

Probably one of my most useful books: SEAMANSHIP IN THE AGE OF SAIL - Harland. Without this it is hard to get a handle on all of the others!

Log of the Cutty Sark - Lubbock
Ships &...
Forum: The Bridge 11th September 2019, 11:20
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By Stephen J. Card
First Tripper. Joined Antwerp discharging ...

First Tripper. Joined Antwerp discharging coal. First week was fantastic. Departed and headed round for Amsterdam. The bridge was midships, all of the accommodation was aft. I had been...
Forum: Say Hello 10th September 2019, 13:26
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Stephen J. Card
SS BENZO Welcome on board! Cabin ...

SS BENZO


Welcome on board!

Cabin No. B 340 ? QUEEN MARY?

B Deck aft Cabin numbers went as high as B-206.

C Deck aft. Cabin No. C-340
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th September 2019, 23:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Latest news. ALL FOUR RESCUED. Well done! ...

Latest news. ALL FOUR RESCUED. Well done!


I don't think the fire was before the capsize. I don't know what firefighting system but I'm sure it isn't WATER! Those ships would capsize...
Forum: Passenger Liners 9th September 2019, 23:22
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Playing with 'sounds'... PIANO LAND ...

Playing with 'sounds'...


PIANO LAND

Think P AND O LAND
Forum: The Bridge 9th September 2019, 22:32
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By Stephen J. Card
LOL.... probably got two propellers too!

LOL.... probably got two propellers too!
Forum: The Bridge 9th September 2019, 11:24
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By Stephen J. Card
TEMSC on large passenger ship do not put out...

TEMSC on large passenger ship do not put out painters. On older passenger ships with open boats, only one painter is run out, one on each side for the most forward boat, usually the 'emergency...
Forum: The Bridge 9th September 2019, 06:18
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By Stephen J. Card
JBO is not actually giving us a lot of...

JBO is not actually giving us a lot of information on what he wants.

Is the ship stopped in the water? Well, probably or why is he trying to leave a ship while it is underway? Weather? ...
Forum: The Bridge 8th September 2019, 23:48
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Use your boat hook. or If you don't...

Use your boat hook.

or

If you don't have a boatline out, put it out. Made it fast to the inner side of your boat. If there is any tideway, you bow will go out. Let go and give her...
Forum: The Radio Room 4th September 2019, 13:51
Replies: 178
Views: 34,842
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Sheila Edmundson was in the NAESS CHAMPION ...

Sheila Edmundson was in the NAESS CHAMPION early 1970. I believe Sheila was the first to get her Master's.
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