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by yorkieman
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Manchester Ship Canal Company
Topic: CORNBROOK
Replies: 0
Views: 3402

CORNBROOK

Reputed to be the fastest tug on the canal!
CORNBROOK1905.jpg
1905, 149grt
J. P. Rennoldson, South Shields (237) for the Manchester Ship Canal Company
Broken up at Garston 5/1963
by yorkieman
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Manchester Ship Canal Company
Topic: CADISHEAD
Replies: 0
Views: 3481

CADISHEAD

A fine view of her at Manchester with some of her owner's coal wagons on the quay CADISHEAD1917.jpg Details from Piet van Damme via Tugtalk 1917: Built by "John Cran & Somerville" at Leith (YN 112) as H.S. 31 1917: delivered to the UK War Office 1921: To "Crichton Thompson & Co Ltd" at London - cont...
by yorkieman
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: Manchester Ship Canal Company
Topic: BARTON
Replies: 0
Views: 3307

BARTON

BARTON1903.jpg
1903, 166grt
J. P. Rennoldson, South Shields (225) for the Manchester Ship Canal Company
Broken up at Preston in 1949
by yorkieman
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: Johnston Warren
Topic: ROSSMORE
Replies: 0
Views: 3456

ROSSMORE

ROSSMORE1958ANDCYPRIANPRINCE.jpg
1958, 206grt
Chas. Hill, Bristol (412) for Johnston Warren Lines
1969 ROSSGARTH, Rea
Sold to Maltese owners 1972
Renamed ROZI in 1981
Sunk as an artificial reef off Malta in 8/1992
by yorkieman
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: Johnston Warren
Topic: FOYLEMORE
Replies: 3
Views: 6712

FOYLEMORE

FOYLEMORE1958.jpg
1958, 208grt
W. J.Y arwood, Northwich (913) for Johnston Warren (Furness group)
1969 FOYLEGARTH
1983 ST.BUDOC
2003 FRAZER LLOYD
2009 ST. BUDOC
Broken up at New Holland 01/2010
by yorkieman
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Johnston Warren
Topic: DEEMORE
Replies: 0
Views: 3681

DEEMORE

DEEMORE1930.jpg
1930, 187grt
Cammell Laird, Birkenhead (974) for Johnston Warren Lines (Furness Withy group)
1958 MARGAM, Alexandra Towing at Swansea
Broken up at Silloth in 1965
by yorkieman
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: Johnston Warren
Topic: AMORE
Replies: 0
Views: 3612

AMORE

AMORE1896A.jpg Details from Piet van Damme's database 1896 AMORE, 1930 STEELOPOLIS 155 GRT, 11 NRT, (96.8'x20.6'x10.9') steel, 1 scr, T3cyl by "Bow, McLachlan & Co", 90nhp-520ihp AMORE 1896: Built by "A.W. Robertson & Co", Lea Shipbuilding Yard, Canning Town (London) yard number 153 1896 -xx/05: de...
by yorkieman
Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: GENEALOGY / RESEARCH
Topic: NEA HELLAS
Replies: 19
Views: 14853

Re: NEA HELLAS

.... aye and it's all down to leading a sober life on the EAST coast of ENGLAND where the sun always does shine. ;)
by yorkieman
Thu Aug 22, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: GENEALOGY / RESEARCH
Topic: NEA HELLAS
Replies: 19
Views: 14853

Re: NEA HELLAS

Chris, any photos are just appended to messages in the relevant sections of the forum
You will see under Clyde for example there is a sub-board for Clyde-built ship photos.
Tugs under Towing section, etc.
You can search by ship name from the search box at head of any forum or sub-forum.
by yorkieman
Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: GENEALOGY / RESEARCH
Topic: NEA HELLAS
Replies: 19
Views: 14853

Re: NEA HELLAS

Now I have properly read your original message, convoy KMF6 was the 6th fast convoy in support of 'Operation Torch', the North Africa landings. KMF1 was the main invasion convoy of fast ships and included some of the finest liners available, a formidable sight sailing 10 abreast and 4 deep until the...
by yorkieman
Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: GENEALOGY / RESEARCH
Topic: NEA HELLAS
Replies: 19
Views: 14853

Re: NEA HELLAS

Photoship has 3 photos of her, well the one marked '01' is a very stylised company postcard, the other two show her in reality!

http://www.photoship.co.uk/Search%20Links%20Ship/

and under 'Old Ships N'
by yorkieman
Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:49 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: New Shipbuilding Database
Replies: 9
Views: 3685

Re: Clydesite

Thanks Angus, and as I've told you before, you are always welcome for a pint at our local The Duke of Cumberland :lol:
by yorkieman
Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:21 am
Forum: GENEALOGY / RESEARCH
Topic: NEA HELLAS
Replies: 19
Views: 14853

Re: NEA HELLAS

Superb effort, Angus!
There is a photo of her as TUSCANIA on this forum here
viewtopic.php?f=36&t=2671&p=5961&hilit=tuscania#p5961
by yorkieman
Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:02 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: New Shipbuilding Database
Replies: 9
Views: 3685

Re: Clydesite

OK then as Alasdair has dropped the hint, here is some news. NEW CLYDE-BUILT SHIPS DATABASE A year ago a small group began to work on a new Clyde-built database, in the sure belief that the present (past?) one might well be lost. All initial data came from the personal records of one of our colleagu...
by yorkieman
Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:44 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Clydesite in trouble again
Replies: 58
Views: 16785

Re: Clydesite in trouble again

More like Doctor Where .... :)
by yorkieman
Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:35 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Especially for the Puffer-mannie
Replies: 2
Views: 1025

Re: Especially for the Puffer-mannie

See that Angus, he's gone all the way to the Middle East to find some heat and sunshine, when he only needed to drive down to Troon. And I bet the fish is a bit Dubaious out there :)
by yorkieman
Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:42 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Troon Harbour
Replies: 14
Views: 2210

Re: Troon Harbour

Come on Angus, we remember when you boarded a BP at Hamburg and came off at Falmouth 8 months later .... now that's slow :lol:
by yorkieman
Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Troon Harbour
Replies: 14
Views: 2210

Re: Troon Harbour

Angus Mac Kinnon wrote:Aye, but turned out it was an Airhead instead ..... :roll: !
Ouch, how to make a Maltese cross!
You'll be condemned to perpetual roof repairs ..... :cry:
by yorkieman
Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:31 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Troon Harbour
Replies: 14
Views: 2210

Re: Troon Harbour

Good to see the place looking busy Angus, and all that sunshine as well!
AYRESS is now in your log book.
I believe you thought that you were marrying an Ayress? ;)
by yorkieman
Sun Aug 11, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: WAVERLEY 2013
Replies: 225
Views: 94770

Re: WAVERLEY 2013

Good to see that they have updated the Gift Aid declaration to current requirements .... but you may have to be brave to phone them as shown to try to get a ticket without the '10% extra' donation which is otherwise built into the fare structure!
by yorkieman
Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:41 pm
Forum: Leen Smit (I.S.M.)
Topic: ROODE ZEE (2)
Replies: 1
Views: 1390

Re: ROODE ZEE (2)

ROODEZEE1908.jpg
by yorkieman
Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: Leen Smit (I.S.M.)
Topic: OOSTZEE (3)
Replies: 1
Views: 1134

Re: OOSTZEE (3)

OOSTZEE1926.jpg
Identified as OOSTZEE of 1926.
by yorkieman
Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: Leen Smit (I.S.M.)
Topic: OOSTZEE (4)
Replies: 1
Views: 1259

Re: OOSTZEE (4)

OOSTZEE.jpg
by yorkieman
Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: Leen Smit (I.S.M.)
Topic: NOORDZEE (3)
Replies: 1
Views: 1167

Re: NOORDZEE (3)

Smit's NOORDZEE leaving Birkenhead in 1963 with ST.TUDNO, bound for the breakers
NOORDZEE.jpg
by yorkieman
Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Leen Smit (I.S.M.)
Topic: HECTOR
Replies: 8
Views: 2985

Re: HECTOR

HECTOR at work with SPITSBERGEN
HECTORANDSPITSBERGENA.jpg
by yorkieman
Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:08 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: HIGHLAND TRADER
Replies: 0
Views: 626

HIGHLAND TRADER

Arriving at Heysham on 5 August.
HIGHLANDTRADER050813A.jpg
HIGHLANDTRADER050813B.jpg
by yorkieman
Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Western Ferries 1st Sound of Shuna as Vistula
Replies: 4
Views: 2084

Re: Western Ferries 1st Sound of Shuna as Vistula

SOUNDOFSHUNA1962.jpg
1962, 244grt
Assi-Verken, Amal as OLANDSSUND IV to 1973
Photographer/location unknown to me
by yorkieman
Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:28 pm
Forum: Bristol Channel
Topic: Sharpness in 1979
Replies: 1
Views: 1328

Re: Sharpness in 1979

AES was her name, just the initials of her owner ... recall she spent a few years running for the Falklands Islands Company from Gravesend.
by yorkieman
Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: The 60 Year Armistice
Replies: 1
Views: 1091

Re: The 60 Year Armistice

And we can see that the happy people of North Korea are celebrating the anniversary in true NK style
(my wife says she wants to slap the little fellow).
by yorkieman
Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: UP NORTH OR DOWN SOUTH?
Replies: 7
Views: 2484

Re: UP NORTH OR DOWN SOUTH?

You would have to be paddling off Hoylake to match Edinburgh .... or in the middle of Cardiff!
by yorkieman
Sat Jul 27, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: UP NORTH OR DOWN SOUTH?
Replies: 7
Views: 2484

Re: UP NORTH OR DOWN SOUTH?

Hmm, I expected that .... no, there is no latitude re the latitude of Berwick, due west it must be! However, to settle the matter and without prejudice, we may be able to offer Bradford and Hartlepool as Scottish sovereign enclaves, as they have much in common with Scotland ... we canna understand w...
by yorkieman
Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: UP NORTH OR DOWN SOUTH?
Replies: 7
Views: 2484

Re: UP NORTH OR DOWN SOUTH?

Iain So where did you get this strange notion that Scotland is a northern country? Mull of Galloway 54.37N My home town Redcar, south of the Tees .... 54.37N Greetings from Hull, in the North of England ;) p.s. for those of you proposing this independence thingy, it is clear that a new border follow...
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: M.V. Sagamore, iron ore carrier, 1957
Replies: 4
Views: 1497

Re: M.V. Sagamore, iron ore carrier, 1957

SILVERDON presumably the ex BRAVENES from Lithgows in 1973, renamed same ye
by yorkieman
Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Multraship
Topic: MULTRATUG 18
Replies: 3
Views: 3818

Re: MULTRATUG 18

Sorry Henk, I did not know that you were just 40 years old (again ;) ) on that day, else I would have come to Breskens!
by yorkieman
Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Multraship
Topic: MULTRATUG 19
Replies: 3
Views: 3334

Re: MULTRATUG 19

Terneuzen 04/09/2012
MULTRATUG19040912A.jpg
MULTRATUG19040912B.jpg
by yorkieman
Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: Multraship
Topic: MULTRATUG 18
Replies: 3
Views: 3818

Re: MULTRATUG 18

Off Walsoorden 29/06/2010
MULTRATUG18290610A.jpg
MULTRATUG18290610B.jpg
MULTRATUG18290610C.jpg
by yorkieman
Sat Jul 20, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Clydebuilt Ships
Replies: 4
Views: 1268

Re: Clydebuilt Ships

Surely a bargain at the price, will look out for adverts! :-bd
by yorkieman
Sat Jul 20, 2013 12:34 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: WAVERLEY 2013
Replies: 225
Views: 94770

Re: WAVERLEY 2013

alasdairmac wrote: Again, a gap in their IT in that ideally they should have a friends reservations option in the booking system - maybe even one for your smartphone. It aint rocket science, as they say.

Sent from my GT-I8150 using Tapatalk 2
It is for most of us, Tapamannie!
by yorkieman
Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:43 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: WAVERLEY 2013
Replies: 225
Views: 94770

Re: WAVERLEY 2013

Re on line booking, it used to say that if you ticked the Gift Aid box (where incidentally the declaration does not meet the HMRC requirements) then the fare included a voluntary 10% donation, now it no longer says that ... and in any case, it was impossible NOT to make this 'voluntary' donation as ...
by yorkieman
Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:34 am
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: Clydebuilt Ships
Replies: 4
Views: 1268

Re: Clydebuilt Ships

Is this a recent 'launching' Jim? If we can 'judge a book by its covers' as they say, it'll be a good one!
by yorkieman
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Forto
Replies: 5
Views: 2434

Re: Forto

Photo by Frank Flintoft in collection of Roy Cressey, Leeds
FORTO FF.jpg
by yorkieman
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:54 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: SMIT PANTHER (1)
Replies: 2
Views: 1081

Re: SMIT PANTHER (1)

Off Slag Maasmond on 06/07/2013
SMITPANTHER060713.jpg
by yorkieman
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Fam. Kooren
Topic: SD SEAHORSE
Replies: 1
Views: 1275

Re: SD SEAHORSE

Off Slag Maasmond on 06/07/2013
SDSEAHORSE060713.jpg
by yorkieman
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: Fam. Kooren
Topic: SD SEAL
Replies: 2
Views: 3482

Re: SD SEAL

Off Slag Maasmond on 06/07/2013
SDSEAL060713.jpg
by yorkieman
Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:41 pm
Forum: Royal Navy Shipping
Topic: Help Wanted ! L. C. 8 - 165989
Replies: 26
Views: 3787

Re: Help Wanted ! L. C. 8 - 165989

The former LC 10 still on duty as a tug pontoon at Immingham, seen here on 4 July 2013.
LC10 070713.jpg
by yorkieman
Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:49 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER SUSAN
Replies: 2
Views: 545

Re: SVITZER SUSAN

At Hull on 04/07/2013
SVITZERSUSAN040713.jpg
by yorkieman
Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER MADELEINE
Replies: 2
Views: 857

Re: SVITZER MADELEINE

At Hull on 04/07/2013
SVITZERMADELEINE040713.jpg
by yorkieman
Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER TRIMLEY
Replies: 12
Views: 2441

Re: SVITZER TRIMLEY

At Hull on 04/07/2013.
Note 'Felixarc' on her superstructure and no Svitzer cross
SVITZERTRIMLEY040713A.jpg
SVITZERTRIMLEY040713.jpg

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