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by riverman
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

:) The Waverley returneth passing Greenock heading home late this afternoon.
by riverman
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Ships and Shipowners
Topic: Gulf Stream - Iron barque
Replies: 12
Views: 659

Re: Gulf Stream - Iron barque

Lovely model, the Singularity was the only vessel I was to sail on which didn't have radar and kept you on your toes in reduced visibility.
by riverman
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Ships and Shipowners
Topic: Gulf Stream - Iron barque
Replies: 12
Views: 659

Re: Gulf Stream - Iron barque

Fine drawings indeed, was on the Singularity and William J.
by riverman
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Ships and Shipowners
Topic: Gulf Stream - Iron barque
Replies: 12
Views: 659

Re: Gulf Stream - Iron barque

I can see your point Bob it must be heartbreaking, but it would be a great pity to give up building such fine models.
by riverman
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Ships and Shipowners
Topic: Gulf Stream - Iron barque
Replies: 12
Views: 659

Re: Gulf Stream - Iron barque

Would quite agree David, especially today when you see the way some items are handled in transit. If it has 'Fragile handle with care' label on it they would probably give it a kick!
by riverman
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: HELENSBURGH PIER
Replies: 1
Views: 116

HELENSBURGH PIER

Helensburgh Pier has been closed to marine traffic following an inspection by engineering consultants, and a Notice to Mariners has been issued temporarily closing the pier. Surprisingly the pier has not been included in Argyll & Bute Council's £18.6m project to redevelop the Helensburgh waterfront....
by riverman
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SYMPHONY SKY
Replies: 3
Views: 170

Re: SYMPHONY SKY

Dutch vessel in for Glasgow today.
by riverman
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SYMPHONY SKY
Replies: 3
Views: 170

SYMPHONY SKY

Dutch vessel in for Glasgow today.

Built 2015 Ferus Smit Leer, Leer, Germany.
by riverman
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Helensburgh Pier is also under review at the moment whither it is deemed safe for future visits by the Waverley due to the pier's present condition, what with that and the Maid being turned down by the HLF it's not looking too bright at the moment. :(
by riverman
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 259
Views: 45402

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

Louise Bulker
19,812 grt.
31,881 dwt.
by riverman
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Pleasure Craft
Topic: SNOW STAR
Replies: 1
Views: 244

Re: SNOW STAR

Victim of storm Ali.
by riverman
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Pleasure Craft
Topic: SNOW STAR
Replies: 1
Views: 244

SNOW STAR

Victim of storm Ali on Wednesday 19th. Sept. the Nicholson28 yacht SNOW STAR which broke her moorings and ended up on the rocks beside Kilcreggan Pier. Holed on her Stbd. side she is awaiting removal.
by riverman
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 137
Views: 12997

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Cruise ship NAUTICA departed G.O.T. berth this morning and at present at anchor riding out storm Ali. Tugs Anglegarth and Svitzer Milford stood down with tug Ayton Cross standing by. :(
by riverman
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 137
Views: 12997

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Regal Princess in for G.O.T. this blustery morning. Spot on timing by Arthur.
by riverman
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Couple of rough shots from Weymouth webcam at 0900hrs this morning of Waverley departing stern first on her sail to Swanage, Yarmouth and sail round the I.O.W. Weather seems to be doing well and should be getting good crowds. Tomorrow Southampton. :)
by riverman
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Porthcawl webcam shows substantial concrete pier, but still wonder why Porthcawl. :o
by riverman
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Porthcawl looks a rather unusual harbour to be starting and ending a sailing, I can't see any area where she can come alongside unless she anchors off, could be wrong of course, why not start and end in Swansea city in the first place. Zooming in on google maps Porthcawl looks to dry out at LW with ...
by riverman
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 137
Views: 12997

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

MSC Meraviglia in for GOT 09.15 hrs this morning.
by riverman
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL

She also fly's the RN white ensign the only US Naval vessel to have a Royal Navy Officer permanently assigned to the ship's company and the only US Naval vessel to fly a foreign ensign.
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh.
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh.
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Not such a good day today as Waverley was experiencing technical problems. After well over an hour alongside the pier it was announced she would not be calling at Dunoon with quite a number of passengers having to disembark. Departing from Helensburgh she got as far as the Tail o' the Bank where she...
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Waverley underway at last heading for CHQ after her anchoring experience, Mein Schiff gives her a wink as she passes. :D
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Waverley underway 17.45hrs.Alongside CHQ 1800hrs. :thumbup:
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Watching her through my telescope no sign of activity as yet. :P :)
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Doesn't look good Alasdair, phoned a friend on board and he and the people around him sound happy enough, they requested that refuse sacks be sent out for the empty cans! :beer:
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Waverley seems to have technical issues today. After arriving at Helensburgh Pier on time she sat alongside for approx. one hour and thirty minutes when announced she would not be calling at Dunoon but would proceed to Rothesay. A number of passengers Dunoon bound then had to disembark. Waverley the...
by riverman
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL

Thanks for explanation on the clyde, very interesting.
by riverman
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL

Think your right Willie with the HEEE'S, and when I saw her on AIS she was showing up as a French warship bound for a Norwegian port maybe to keep Putin guessing lol. She has been in before.
by riverman
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL

In for HMNB Faslane today.
by riverman
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

Re: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL

In for HMNB Faslane today.
by riverman
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
Replies: 15
Views: 1019

USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL

Arleigh Burke-class in for HMNB Faslane today.
Commissioned 10/03/2001
Homeport Norfolk, Virginia.
by riverman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Departing Helensburgh. :|
by riverman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh bound for Arran.
by riverman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh bound for Arran.
by riverman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh yesterday on her cruise the Arran Coast.
by riverman
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Leaving Helensburgh :-p
by riverman
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh today.
by riverman
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh today.
by riverman
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh today.
by riverman
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh today.
by riverman
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

A bit wet at Helensburgh today but getting brighter later. :D
W1.jpg
Grierson's the man
by riverman
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Don't know what the problem is with Waverley, didn't sail yesterday or today due to technical issues according to their website. :?
by riverman
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 137
Views: 12997

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Royal Princess sailing this evening for Invergordan.
by riverman
Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10319

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

PS Waverley arriving and departing Helensburgh at 12.15 hrs. on a rather dreich wet overcast day. She missed out Helensburgh on her return.
by riverman
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 259
Views: 45402

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

In for Shieldhall.
by riverman
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 259
Views: 45402

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

In for Shieldhall.
by riverman
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 259
Views: 45402

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

Inbound for Shieldhall.
by riverman
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 259
Views: 45402

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

Busy channel this morning off Dumbarton Rock.
by riverman
Tue Jul 24, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 137
Views: 12997

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Very nice williemac nice size and nice lines. they would get a good view from the Argyll Flyer.

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