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Forum: Health Issues 19th May 2019, 10:14
Replies: 24
Views: 7,484
Posted By Lucy Knight
Bilbren What about sardines? This...

Bilbren

What about sardines?
This Silicon Valley boffin eats 5 tins a day. Cheaper than salmon and not filled with red dye like some fish farms use.
...
Forum: Health Issues 6th May 2019, 02:59
Replies: 21
Views: 1,816
Posted By Lucy Knight
How strong is the botle used? They come in...

How strong is the botle used? They come in diffrerent strengths and prices. Some of the cheaper ones have not so safe ingredients.
Forum: Health Issues 4th November 2018, 13:06
Replies: 0
Views: 909
Posted By Lucy Knight
How tbe NHS wreck lives and waste vast sums of money

This article content published in Mail on line is sadly not uncommon. This intelligent lady managed against all odds to escape the unit and UK ending up via France in Africa. She wrote a book about...
Forum: Nostalgia - Days Gone Bye 6th October 2018, 10:55
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By Lucy Knight
Onboard bar entertainment

The Doxford chicken dance was performed for entertainment on old Joe Shell midship/aft H boat rust buckets etc, when enough loopy juice had flowed.

I was recently reminded, by ex R/O, of the...
Forum: Health Issues 9th September 2018, 16:25
Replies: 40
Views: 5,420
Posted By Lucy Knight
I read in the media the NHS free 2028/19 flu...

I read in the media the NHS free 2028/19 flu vaccinations are of 2 types this winter. A four strain one for the (young) under 65s group. Over 65 years are treated differently with one called Fluad...
Forum: The Radio Room 9th September 2018, 15:55
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By Lucy Knight
The MRMSW site run/owned by Stan Macnally, ex...

The MRMSW site run/owned by Stan Macnally, ex Marconi, is now up and running again.
Forum: The Radio Room 4th July 2018, 20:57
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By Lucy Knight
The http://www.mrmsw.co.uk/ ...

The



http://www.mrmsw.co.uk/



site doesn't seem to be up and running at present.
Forum: Mess Deck 16th June 2018, 11:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,810
Posted By Lucy Knight
vision-of-the-seas cruse ship...

vision-of-the-seas cruse ship descends-into-drugfueled-orgy-during-mediterranean-cruise

I thought this might have been 'spiced up reporting' when I first read the DM on line verslon. However the...
Forum: Mess Deck 31st May 2018, 06:53
Replies: 20
Views: 2,491
Posted By Lucy Knight
Has Planet been sold on? There is reference to...

Has Planet been sold on?
There is reference to it about a third way down page 2 on thread about sinking Irish Sea Oliver Cromwell.



See label below page 2

...
Forum: Mess Deck 24th May 2018, 12:18
Replies: 20
Views: 2,491
Posted By Lucy Knight
There has been quite a lot of activity on...

There has been quite a lot of activity on Thunderboats site re Planet Lightship ongoings.



See long last post on P 73. The information in different posts carries on through p74 and onto...
Forum: Mess Deck 16th May 2018, 13:26
Replies: 20
Views: 2,491
Posted By Lucy Knight
The 2008 Cityscape mural by Ben Johnson shows...

The 2008 Cityscape mural by Ben Johnson shows Planet in Canning Dock. It also shows Albert Dock and many buildings. The mural was was in the Walker Gallery and will be displayed on first floor of...
Forum: Mess Deck 13th May 2018, 23:21
Replies: 20
Views: 2,491
Posted By Lucy Knight
There is an update on the saga on Thunderboats...

There is an update on the saga on Thunderboats site today 13 May 2018 by Tony Dunkerly.

BAR Lightship impounded by CRT yesterday | Thunderboat
...
Forum: Mess Deck 10th May 2018, 11:14
Replies: 20
Views: 2,491
Posted By Lucy Knight
This is an interesting youtube of Planet from ...

This is an interesting youtube of Planet from
in 2008.

Stan Macnally is giving a tour of Ex Liverpool Lightship Planet

Stan is ex Marconi R/O and later Marconi service engineer at ...
Forum: Historic Shipping Lines & Ships 21st April 2018, 16:39
Replies: 23
Views: 10,464
Posted By Lucy Knight
This story along with photos and YouTube was in...

This story along with photos and YouTube was in 27 02 18 North Dvon Gazette. Label below


SS Freshspring’s new wheelhouse is craned in

PUBLISHED: 09:51 17 April 2018

The new wheelhouse...
Forum: Historic Shipping Lines & Ships 19th April 2018, 16:57
Replies: 23
Views: 10,464
Posted By Lucy Knight
Bristol Post article long-time resident of...

Bristol Post article
long-time resident of Bristol Docks and seemed fated to be broken up. Now she has a new home and faces a promising future as a visitor attraction. Eugene Byrne re p or t s....
Forum: Historic Shipping Lines & Ships 16th April 2018, 18:07
Replies: 23
Views: 10,464
Posted By Lucy Knight
There will be an article on S.S. Freshspring in...

There will be an article on S.S. Freshspring in Bristol Post newspaper (middle of paper) tomorrow 17th April.

The reporter is Eugene Byrne (his father apparently worked for 25 years at GKA I was...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 2nd April 2018, 20:09
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By Lucy Knight
Newspapers on line

I've just come across the newspaper Daily Mash. I don't know how it has eluded me before. Label below

http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/

The Daily Mash also has a Twitter account which is a lot...
Forum: Historic Shipping Lines & Ships 2nd April 2018, 10:43
Replies: 23
Views: 10,464
Posted By Lucy Knight
I asked John Puddy Chairman of Steamship...

I asked John Puddy Chairman of Steamship Freshspring Society what elae re Maritime that Bideford had to offer, if people had a long drive to visit.

This was John's email reply.

Dear Lucy,
...
Forum: The Radio Room 1st April 2018, 09:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By Lucy Knight
I emailed Charles Marshall who has a job at...

I emailed Charles Marshall who has a job at Sandford Mill about the lifeboat radio. This was his reply.


Lucy, hi
For the model you re talking about, I don’t have any details
Unless I have...
Forum: The Radio Room 31st March 2018, 13:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By Lucy Knight
Why don't you contact Samford Mill Museum...

Why don't you contact Samford Mill Museum (Marconi).
Ex R/O Charles Marshall is working there for a while.

Details about Samford Mill and C.M. are on Hawkey's thread Old Radio Gear, last...
Forum: Historic Shipping Lines & Ships 31st March 2018, 13:08
Replies: 23
Views: 10,464
Posted By Lucy Knight
Neville I asked John Puddy, Chairman of...

Neville

I asked John Puddy, Chairman of Steamship Freshspring Society who lives near Bideford quay, about the tug.

Here is a copy of the email I received about the tug.

Hi Lucy,

The tug...
Forum: The Radio Room 31st March 2018, 12:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,749
Posted By Lucy Knight
This article was in the monthly LMRES newsletter...

This article was in the monthly LMRES newsletter a few days ago.

Marconi Marine at the Sandford Mill Technical Museum, Chelmsford The following has been received from Charles Marshall,...
Forum: Historic Shipping Lines & Ships 31st March 2018, 11:27
Replies: 23
Views: 10,464
Posted By Lucy Knight
Recent article by George Henderson Forrester...

Recent article by George Henderson Forrester newspaper which covers area Newnham on Severn

Article also included about 5 photos.


IT HAS been a long and exhausting voyage - but grand old...
Forum: Historic Shipping Lines & Ships 30th March 2018, 18:56
Replies: 23
Views: 10,464
Posted By Lucy Knight
I have the pdf file of the article that appeared...

I have the pdf file of the article that appeared in the Forrester newspaper.

If anyone wants it forwarded send me a private email with your email address.
Forum: The Radio Room 30th March 2018, 13:50
Replies: 14
Views: 1,749
Posted By Lucy Knight
Neville Stan Macnally was heading the Fort...

Neville

Stan Macnally was heading the Fort Perch radio group that donated the radio gear.. His radio group then moved to Planet Lightship, then to old tug Francis Haywood in Albert Dock. Stan...
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