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by caledoniaman
Thu Dec 31, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Mike Earll Models
Replies: 0
Views: 490

Mike Earll Models

This batch of fotos include the Dutch Karel Doorman plus HMS Albion, HMS Victorious and HMS Ark Royal. Enjoy.
by caledoniaman
Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Mike Earll Models
Replies: 0
Views: 460

Mike Earll Models

This post includes Americans Eversole and Barry plus HMS Cleopatra.
by caledoniaman
Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Mike Earll Models
Replies: 0
Views: 439

Mike Earll Models

Today's post includes the German Graf Zeppelin,the American Randolph and Hornet. Enjoy.
by caledoniaman
Sat Jun 20, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Annot Lyle
Replies: 0
Views: 490

Annot Lyle

I am looking for a photograph of the Greenock tug Annot Lyle. Can anyone assist??
by caledoniaman
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: RAIL
Topic: Steam at Motherwell
Replies: 0
Views: 213

Steam at Motherwell

I am currently compiling a booklet of fotos and captions based on railway activity (steam) at Motherwell. If anyone has fotos taken during the period 1948-1968 at Motherwell Station, the MPD or any of the steel and engineering plants, then I would be pleased to hear from them. In addition, I have a ...
by caledoniaman
Sat Mar 29, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Pleasure Craft
Topic: Vessel Query
Replies: 3
Views: 800

Re: Vessel Query

Many thanks to Iain and Angus for the info on Melissa and my apologies for not thanking you earlier. This type of craft tends to be fairly obscure unless you know exactly where to look. Once again, many thanks chaps.

Jim
by caledoniaman
Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:15 am
Forum: Pleasure Craft
Topic: Vessel Query
Replies: 3
Views: 800

Vessel Query

Have attached a foto of Melissa,taken at Rothesay pier during 2011. I would be grateful if anyone could provide GRT,Year of build and any former names for this vessel.
by caledoniaman
Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:28 am
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: HMS Intrepid/HMS Fearless
Replies: 0
Views: 383

HMS Intrepid/HMS Fearless

Can anyone advise me as to what happened to the LCMs from Fearless and Intrepid. There would be four vessels from each. I suspect that two are currently working for Ferguson Transport of Corpach as the Jodie Anne and Harvest Anne. I would like to know their LCM numbers together with their years of b...
by caledoniaman
Thu Jan 09, 2014 11:18 am
Forum: GENEALOGY / RESEARCH
Topic: Mystery RoRos
Replies: 1
Views: 1138

Mystery RoRos

I have been trying to unearth, years of build, GRTs and any former names for two vessels. The Jodie Anne was snapped at Ailsa Craig while the Harvest Anne had just passed through the Corran narrows. I have a suspicion that both were formerly operated by the Royal Navy on either Intrepid or Fearless,...
by caledoniaman
Sat Sep 21, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Lifeboat Query
Replies: 2
Views: 363

Re: Lifeboat Query

Ahoy Paul

Many thanks for your reply. This information is most helpful.

Caledoniaman
by caledoniaman
Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Lifeboat Query
Replies: 2
Views: 363

Lifeboat Query

During a visit to Penrhyn harbour, North Wales, I came across a former RNLI lifeboat. I did try to see if her former name or identification number was readable but without success. Can anyone put a name to this vessel. See foto attached.
by caledoniaman
Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: Danish Ship List-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1403

Danish Ship List-2010

I have one copy of the 2010 Danish Ship List for sale at £20, less than half price when new. The copy is is very good condition. Postage would be extra unless it can be collected.
by caledoniaman
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: Ship Fotos
Replies: 0
Views: 1307

Ship Fotos

I have a few surplus 6x4 prints for sale. The ships in the attached foto are as follows:-

SIR ARCHIBALD PAGE,SLOMAN ALGIER,KORDOFAN,MESSINIAKI ANDREIA,OVERSEAS FRAN,MIRAMAR,PERUN,CAM ILOMBA,TARONGA,and BUNGA MELATI.

The cost including postage, 2nd class to the UK only, is £5
by caledoniaman
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: WANTED
Topic: N gauge model rail
Replies: 0
Views: 4781

N gauge model rail

I am looking for second hand track, locos and rolling stock. Track preferred is Peco, code 80.
by caledoniaman
Sat Mar 09, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: YACHTING
Topic: Mystery Yacht
Replies: 1
Views: 195

Mystery Yacht

Can anyone positively identify this motor yacht. The name appears to be ALF or OLF. She was snapped at Europoort whilst running trials during 2011.I am looking for IMO,GRT and any former names.
by caledoniaman
Sat Feb 02, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: Model Naval Vessels
Replies: 0
Views: 1988

Model Naval Vessels

I attach herewith, fotos of two more models from the Mike earll collection. These are the Barry and Cleo.

Barry is 4.25 inches in length while Cleo is 5 inches in length.
by caledoniaman
Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: Model Naval Vessels
Replies: 0
Views: 1342

Model Naval Vessels

Further to my post of yesterday, I would like to add the models dimentions are as follows:-

Washington-14.5 inches in length
Eagle -16 inches in length

I have now added two more models, Eversole,8 inches in length, and Deutschland,9.5 inches in length.
by caledoniaman
Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Maritime Links
Topic: Shipping Blog
Replies: 0
Views: 1691

Shipping Blog

For those interested in shipping fotos, both past and present, then they are welcome to access my blog which is;-

Caledoniantransportphotos.blogspot.com
by caledoniaman
Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: Model Naval Vessels
Replies: 0
Views: 1330

Model Naval Vessels

My late friend Mike Earll was a prolific ship modeller, concentrating on naval vessels from many nations. His widow has now decided to sell the collection and as a guide to what is available , I will post fotos over the next few days. The models are constructed from balsa wood and are largely to the...

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