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by yorkieman
Sat Jul 24, 2010 7:29 am
Forum: READ ME FIRST
Topic: Our First Day
Replies: 19
Views: 14721

Re: Our First Day

Good morning Stuart and thanks for all the "Fix Its" yesterday, at last we have a site that is responsive to its users and can be moulded to whatever shape they need (well, within reason, a sub-section on Eriskean Stalagmites might be one too far). Re automatic log in, it's working OK for me, maybe ...
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:29 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: BJØRN (2)
Replies: 15
Views: 3356

Re: BJØRN (2)

We'll be OK for a pint or two in Breskens, Stuart.
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Rest of Europe
Topic: OOCL NEVSKIY
Replies: 2
Views: 1648

Re: OOCL NEVSKIY

Hi Riverman have moved this set into Rest of Europe section.
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: Humber Shipping
Replies: 7
Views: 4146

Re: Humber Shipping

....but we're nowhere near the Bristol Channel, boss! Our bridge is bigger and better, so there!
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: READ ME FIRST
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 36
Views: 42135

Re: Welcome

Brian, you could do as I have done for Humber, start under BoT with first posting headed 'Bristol Channel' then make it a continuing thread by adding photos using the 'reply' option instead of new topic.

ps or as Stuart has posted while I was writing this!
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Test (Well Done)
Replies: 4
Views: 2098

Re: Test (Well Done)

Where's Piet, had better e-mail him, no PPH's in here though!
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: BJØRN (2)
Replies: 15
Views: 3356

Re: BJØRN (2)

Day One Stuart and you've already done more Fix Its than Jimmy Saville.
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:15 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Hebridean Princess
Replies: 8
Views: 2785

Re: Hebridean Princess

Does that include afternoon tea, and tips?
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: BJØRN (2)
Replies: 15
Views: 3356

Re: BJØRN (2)

Yes hang on Henk, will try to fix soonest.
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: Gibraltar
Topic: Rock on!
Replies: 1
Views: 1235

Rock on!

Hoping all our old friends in Gibraltar will continue to treat us to the daily comings and goings of so many ships there!
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: BJØRN (2)
Replies: 15
Views: 3356

Re: BJØRN (2)

Henk we have been "bjorn again" so why not restart if only a few to repeat!

Maybe we should have a Svitzer sub-group, what do you think, I know a man who can fix that!
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow
Replies: 5
Views: 5458

Re: George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow

EDIT 26/9/2010 ..... ONE I STARTED IN JULY AND NOW MOVED TO 'CLYDE SHIPOWNERS', PERHAPS SOMEONE CAN FILL IN MORE OF THE COMPANY'S HISTORY AS I SUGGESTED THEN! BLAIRCLOVA 1938 1938, 8083grt John Readhead, South Shields (512) as SUTHERLAND for B. J. Sutherland, Newcastle 1939 BLAIRCLOVA, Clydesdale S...
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:42 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow
Replies: 5
Views: 5458

Re: George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow

BLAIRSPEY 1929 1929, 4155grt Ardrossan D.D. & Shipbuilding (344) for Northern Navigation (G. Nisbet), Glasgow Torpedoed by U.101 on 18/10/1940 in position 57.55N 11.10W and the next day by U.100 but remained afloat due to her timber cargo and towed to port Rebuilt with new forepart and 1942 renamed ...
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:39 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow
Replies: 5
Views: 5458

Re: George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow

BLAIRMORE 1928

1928, 4141grt

Ayrshire Dockyard, Irvine (514) for Clydesdale Navigation Co. (G.Nisbet), Glasgow

Sunk on 24/8/1940 by U.37 in position 56.00N 27.30W

Newcastle NB for the Tyne with pit props

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by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow
Replies: 5
Views: 5458

Re: George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow

BLAIRDEVON 1925

1925, 3282grt

Napier & Miller, Old Kilpatrick (244) for Nisbet Shipping Co. (G. Nisbet), Glasgow

1956 JENNIFER JANE

1959 DOROTHEA

Broken up at Karachi 4/1970

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by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow
Replies: 5
Views: 5458

Re: George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow

BLAIRATHOLL 1925

1925, 3319grt

Napier & Miller, Old Kilpatrick (252) for Nisbet Shipping Co. (G. Nisbet), Glasgow

Sank on 26/11/1942 following a collision with JOHN BAKKE, 51.25N 48.30W

New York for the Tyne

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by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:31 pm
Forum: Clyde Shipowners
Topic: George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow
Replies: 5
Views: 5458

George Nisbet & Co., Glasgow

Nisbet appears to have owned ships between 1915 and 1961, distinguished by the 'BLAIR' name prefix and a bold funnel of red with black top separated by a white band. In 1939 they were in the same building as Clan, 109 Hope Street, but by 1950's were at 95 Bothwell Street. Vessels were registered in ...
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Clyde Shipowners - fleet lists
Replies: 3
Views: 1687

Clyde Shipowners - fleet lists

This forum could be a good opportunity to have a communal research of Clyde shipowners who have not been covered in books in recent years, older companies such as John Bruce, Thos. Dunlop, P.D.Hendry and many others. Photos to support ship details where available. Anyone interested? Each owner can b...
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Now where could this be!
Replies: 5
Views: 1640

Re: Now where could this be!

Is that the old Trotters van outside? Wondered who had bought it.
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:01 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: EIDE FIGHTER
Replies: 6
Views: 1928

Re: EIDE FIGHTER

Welcome on board Henk, hope other Dutch friends and tug enthusiasts willl join us, spread the word please!
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: Test (Well Done)
Replies: 4
Views: 2098

Re: Test (Well Done)

Lovely one to kick off a Thames flotilla, Ray, welcome on board!
by yorkieman
Fri Jul 23, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Test Posting
Replies: 8
Views: 1898

Re: Test Posting

You can add a signature under Profile to show your real, preferred or familiar identity from the old site.
by yorkieman
Thu Jul 22, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Foreign Naval Shipping
Topic: Belgian Navy
Replies: 3
Views: 949

Re: Belgian Navy

Survey vessel BELGICA passing Terneuzen on 7/7/2009
by yorkieman
Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:22 am
Forum: Humber
Topic: Humber Shipping
Replies: 7
Views: 4146

Re: Humber Shipping

DIAMANT at Alexandra Dock, Hull on 21/3/2010

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by yorkieman
Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: Humber Shipping
Replies: 7
Views: 4146

Re: Humber Shipping

EEMS SPACE outward on the River Trent above Burton Stather on 7/5/2010

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by yorkieman
Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: Humber
Topic: Humber Shipping
Replies: 7
Views: 4146

Humber Shipping

Dutch THARSIS approaches Goole on the River Ouse on her regular run from the Rhine ports.

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by yorkieman
Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: United Towing
Replies: 7
Views: 3835

Re: United Towing

BIDDY 1914

1914, 144grt

Larne Shipbuilding Co., Larne (64) for the Premier Tug Co., Hull

1917-1919 on War Office charter as HS.2

To United Towing 5/1921

Broken up at Queenborough 10/1964

(to add more United tugs, use the 'post reply' option to add them to this topic)
by yorkieman
Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: United Towing
Replies: 7
Views: 3835

United Towing

AIRMAN 1945 AIRMAN heads CLAN SUTHERLAND into the lock at King George Dock, Hull 1945, 333grt Cochrane & Sons, Selby (1300) as EMPIRE CLARA 1947 AIRMAN, United Towing, Hull Broken up at Blyth 11/1967 CLAN SUTHERLAND 1951, 8436grt Greenock Dockyard (475) Reported arrived at Hsinkang for breaking on 1...
by yorkieman
Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:13 pm
Forum: Foreign Naval Shipping
Topic: Belgian Navy
Replies: 3
Views: 949

Belgian Navy

LOUISE MARIE F931 at Zeebrugge on 1/7/2010, she is the former Dutch WILLEM VAN DER ZAAN

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