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Forum: Wartime Memories 6th November 2022, 11:36
Replies: 17
Views: 13,605
Posted By Harry Nicholson
It was today.

Her anniversary: http://www.sscityofcairo.co.uk
Forum: The Arts & Entertainment forum 4th November 2022, 17:01
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Hello Rusty. It's many years since I read that...

Hello Rusty. It's many years since I read that one. There are so many treasures to read, and all the while time flashes by. I'm reading Thubron's 'The Amur River' currently -- taking it slow because...
Forum: The Arts & Entertainment forum 3rd November 2022, 18:06
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Hello, Alick. Thanks for Causley recommendation....

Hello, Alick. Thanks for Causley recommendation. It's out of print, but I've just ordered a used copy via Amazon.
Writing memoir is an absorbing pursuit - I'm on with my third. Memoir raises all...
Forum: The Arts & Entertainment forum 2nd November 2022, 21:24
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By Harry Nicholson
That is a great poem, Alick - and one I'd not met...

That is a great poem, Alick - and one I'd not met before. I particularly enjoyed:

Or when you return
Browner than Alexander, from Malta,
Where you have leaned over the side, in harbour,
And...
Forum: The Arts & Entertainment forum 20th October 2022, 10:11
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Verses from the past

Passage Through Bab el Mandeb

(A memory of the Brocklebank steamer
SS Marwarri in 1960)

The steam turbine throbs down the Red
Sea road, through the oiled steel deck,
the rust-streaked hull,...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 15th October 2022, 08:32
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Found in the Baltic

An interesting but tragic vessel.

...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 26th September 2022, 15:45
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Free Green Linnet

After a digital struggle, I've managed to upload the proper version of 'Green Linnet'. The ebook anthology is free to download until Thursday. A chance to glimpse the curious stories that I write....
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 25th September 2022, 10:00
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By Harry Nicholson
'Green Linnet' set free.

Deleted - that version was an uncorrected one. I'll do a bit more work on it.
Forum: Mess Deck 25th August 2022, 14:28
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Thanks, Neville. That was helpful. With the march...

Thanks, Neville. That was helpful. With the march of digital, I'm losing ground. I was fine when the world was run by valves.
Forum: Mess Deck 25th August 2022, 14:21
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Kept safe in a drawer all these long years with...

Kept safe in a drawer all these long years with other precious things.
Forum: Mess Deck 24th August 2022, 21:35
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Harry Nicholson
The Treasures we keep.

Discharge Book p1.jpeg

Meant to be pic of my discharge book, but I've not yet worked out how to upload it from desktop.
Forum: Life After The Sea 3rd August 2022, 22:54
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By Harry Nicholson
It warms my cockles to read such life stories....

It warms my cockles to read such life stories. Well done, George.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 11th July 2022, 23:02
Replies: 1,595
Views: 425,108
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Horseman, whither goest thou? ...

Horseman, whither goest thou?

https://www.facebook.com/1492832337/videos/1077923646470207
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 15th January 2022, 23:14
Replies: 47
Views: 6,466
Posted By Harry Nicholson
I still use a useful fluid measurement I picked...

I still use a useful fluid measurement I picked up off a lab technician - it is the SG, the standard glug.
Mam used to buy milk by the gill. But she was old fashioned - she declared that I was 'As...
Forum: General Cargo Ships 27th December 2021, 15:43
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By Harry Nicholson
2035 Rayandaman upload again. Thanks for the...

2035 Rayandaman upload again. Thanks for the advice, Ron. I managed it - after a fashion . . .
Forum: General Cargo Ships 26th December 2021, 21:11
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Thanks, Andy. I could not see a way to upload...

Thanks, Andy. I could not see a way to upload without being asked for a url. So I've linked to my blog post that carries the image - and that may be against the rules.
There must be something I have...
Forum: General Cargo Ships 26th December 2021, 17:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Old images, old ships.

https://www.shippinghistory.com/gallery/showimage.php?i=9440&catid=member&imageuser=697https://www.shippinghistory.com/gallery/showimage.php?i=9440&catid=member&imageuser=697https://www.shippinghistor...
Forum: Say Hello 14th November 2021, 09:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,366
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Happy browsing, Doogle.

Happy browsing, Doogle.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 26th October 2021, 22:38
Replies: 485
Views: 90,113
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Our blackout curtains glowed when they chucked...

Our blackout curtains glowed when they chucked basket loads of phosphorus incediaries onto us. The target was a magnesium plant, which they missed, but the cornfields were well alight. Designed to...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 10th September 2021, 22:59
Replies: 485
Views: 90,113
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Meanwhile, back on...

Meanwhile, back on Mars:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSIwnOKJXuw
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 7th September 2021, 19:27
Replies: 485
Views: 90,113
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Some folk would have put a sheet of the Daily...

Some folk would have put a sheet of the Daily Mirror under the rock to collect all that dust from the drill.
Forum: The Radio Room 30th July 2021, 23:10
Replies: 16
Views: 2,642
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Sailed out of Southampton Jan 1956 as 4th r/o on...

Sailed out of Southampton Jan 1956 as 4th r/o on BI troopship Dunera dropping off troops at Cyprus, Aden, Singapore, Hong Kong, then to Japan empty to pick up a New Zealand regiment - Korea being...
Forum: Looking for Information on Shipmates, Ships, Family or Friends? 22nd June 2021, 13:43
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Clipper

You have a treasure. Looks to be a workman-like painting of a mid 19thC clipper with a great load of canvas. The ensign, though a touch hurried, most resembles the British red ensign. Best wishes for...
Forum: Say Hello 14th May 2021, 20:33
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By Harry Nicholson
Welcome home, welcome. I wondered where you'd...

Welcome home, welcome. I wondered where you'd gone.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 11th May 2021, 19:01
Replies: 6
Views: 1,907
Posted By Harry Nicholson
It's all changed, Phil. Alas, Kidderpore as...

It's all changed, Phil. Alas, Kidderpore as viewed on Google Earth had but a single vessel when I last looked.
There is a modern port farther down the Hooghli river - which might be close to the...
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