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by twotel
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Weather Links
Topic: Forecasts / live radar
Replies: 7
Views: 4851

Re: Forecasts / live radar

Thanks, Stuart,
So when working it would be a rough guide to the harbour wind speed only, It's just that CalMac cancel the MV Isle of Arran for what seems no reason at all ( weather conditions ) or going by a wind forecast, not the actual wind at the time of sailings.
Thanks again...........Ian
by twotel
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Weather Links
Topic: Forecasts / live radar
Replies: 7
Views: 4851

Re: Forecasts / live radar

Stuart, With your own weather station, how good is the wind speed in relation to the harbour ? I hope you don't mind but I copied your station link to the SOC forum, as there was a doubt about the MV Isle of Arran cancelling sailings today when it seemed calm. Your weather station showed a wind spee...
by twotel
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Arriving from the coast
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: Arriving from the coast

Thanks for that info Paul, just too far back to remember in my case. :roll:
by twotel
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Arriving from the coast
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: Arriving from the coast

Did they run with two engines on the coast, I was a bit young in the sixties Born 1951 but I aways seem to remember the Arran train arriving in St Enoch with the engine pulling in front, and when you got to Ardrossan or Farlie the engine was pulling in front, so did they just change engines when the...
by twotel
Tue Oct 06, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Better days
Replies: 1
Views: 259

Re: Better days

Not much has changed, a bit of blue and plenty of hot steam ! ;)
by twotel
Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: MARITIME ART
Topic: Puffer
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: Puffer

Jim
You have a eye for a picture and painting skills to go with it, well done

W
by twotel
Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Winter already?
Replies: 3
Views: 717

Re: Winter already?

Its also nice to see the lighthouse has been restored from the murky brown to white :o
by twotel
Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: isle of arran at ardrossan
Replies: 4
Views: 751

Re: isle of arran at ardrossan

Super Photo :clap:
by twotel
Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:16 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Firth Of Clyde Shipping And Surrounds From The Air
Replies: 17
Views: 1821

Re: Firth Of Clyde Shipping And Surrounds From The Air

Bute from the air
It's good to see that the modern ferries can cope with the traffic ;)
by twotel
Tue Jul 26, 2011 9:51 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Slipping the Maid of the Loch at Balloch
Replies: 3
Views: 493

Re: Slipping the Maid of the Loch at Balloch

Very interesting indeed a super video.
W
by twotel
Wed Jun 15, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: DIOMED 1917 - Scotts
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Re: DIOMED 1917 - Scotts

Thanks for that and the link

Ian
by twotel
Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: DIOMED 1917 - Scotts
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Re: DIOMED 1917 - Scotts

Mair like "Doomed" :shock:


Yorkieman any more "Trinder Anderson" My Father was skipper with them and sailed on Federal, Avenue and Australind
Shipping Company's before his untimely death at 49 in 1961

Thanks Ian
by twotel
Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Squinty Bridge
Replies: 7
Views: 769

Re: Squinty Bridge

Now that's what I call a photo Will.
Regards Ian
by twotel
Sun Sep 19, 2010 8:44 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Clyde Yards from PS Caledonia
Replies: 5
Views: 664

Re: Clyde Yards from PS Caledonia

Love it , what a time to be around.
Ian

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