The tiny hamlet of Peterhythe not far from Buckie, feels the wrath of Arctic gales.
Jones Boatyard & slip can be seen sticking out top of photo.
My village of Ianstown just round the bend.
Note.. the sea spilling on to the road.
The spectacular launch of Alaska Marine Highway System's...Kennicott, at Halter Marine's Moss Point yard.
Built to serve S.E. Alaska, she will also act as a command and logistics centre during an oil spill or other natural disaster.
A motorised river barge seen here chugging merrily along the River Maas waterway, severely overloaded and down by the head.
It only needs the wash of a passing ship, to easily swamp the hatches
As with all family owned concerns, its a wonder the family dog wasn't sighted or Granny down aft watering
Can any of the members tell me if this is Connell House Singapore.
I remember the feeling of being walled in or fenced in, with cicada's chirping in the greenery when last I swam there in the mid fifties.
It is definitely the Far East as the web site was solely about Asia.
The Nieuw Amsterdam arriving in the cruise port of Kralendjik, with a 18 ton whale impaled on her bow.
The skipper noticed a slight unexplained loss of speed, but no mechanical problems could be found. The whale had been dead for some time before being picked up by the ship's bow
The world's first double hulled U.L.C.C. built in South Korea, of 440,000 dwt, for Greek owners.
It is expected that no major repairs or steel replacement will be needed for 40 years
( I've heard that before)
The German owned general cargo ship "Lagik" was trying to turn, approaching her berth at Sutton Bridge U.K. when the tide in the River Nene did the rest.
The salvors could have taken the accomodation off leaving a good pontoon bridge, but the upriver port of Wisbech wanted its channel cleared.
sampling the local's "pineapple beer" in Mangaia, Cook islands.
One day there loading pineapples, all of us came back aboard, streched out like "pairs of Braces" on the pineapple barge. circa "70's on Toa Moana.
Here we have a state-of- the-art Filipino washing machine.
It has two agitator speeds...In single mode, use the rubber scupper plunger, or double....hop in and start jumping up and down, as you would crush grapes.
This is the same ship "Pioneer Tween" where I posted the mess in the galley, when we