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Forum: The Pig & Whistle Yesterday, 21:56
Replies: 674
Views: 182,546
Posted By Makko
Ha ha ha! At least now, I know that a Jumbo jet...

Ha ha ha! At least now, I know that a Jumbo jet will fit in half a football pitch, should I wish to park one! How big is a Jumbo jet?????? I shall have to find out!
Rgds.
Dave
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 23rd February 2021, 00:27
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
12874 - Huntingdon. Rgds. Dave

12874 - Huntingdon.
Rgds.
Dave
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 18th February 2021, 02:22
Replies: 674
Views: 182,546
Posted By Makko
Bob, You are blocked on Whatsapp and banned for...

Bob,
You are blocked on Whatsapp and banned for life from that Facey thingy!!! Shame on you!
Ha ha ha! By the way, a good chuckle!
Rgds.
Dave
Forum: The Engine Room 16th February 2021, 23:02
Replies: 20
Views: 8,950
Posted By Makko
You are correct Chillytoes. A two stroke opposed...

You are correct Chillytoes. A two stroke opposed piston engine, designed by W H Fullagar. In fact, the first all-welded vessel was the 620T coaster m.v. FULLAGAR built at Cammell Laird in Birkenhead...
Forum: The Engine Room 16th February 2021, 22:49
Replies: 27
Views: 8,970
Posted By Makko
It happened on the Barber Perseus too! Sulzer...

It happened on the Barber Perseus too! Sulzer 9RND90 engine. After "slow steaming", the turbo coked up and, so, when they went to FSA one of the three BIG turbos blasted off! A mate on board at the...
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 12th February 2021, 05:14
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
I said Achille Lauro

I said Achille Lauro
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 12th February 2021, 05:14
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
I answered 12682 and my post disappeared???!!!!

I answered 12682 and my post disappeared???!!!!
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 9th February 2021, 18:29
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
12646 - My first ship! PHRONTIS -...

12646 - My first ship! PHRONTIS - Ex-Pembrokeshire.
Rgds.
Dave
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 6th February 2021, 05:18
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
12575 - Maskeliya

12575 - Maskeliya
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 27th January 2021, 20:30
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
Yesss............

Yesss............
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 27th January 2021, 18:50
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
If she was Dutch flag, she might have been the...

If she was Dutch flag, she might have been the Legoland!
Rgds.
Dave
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 26th January 2021, 17:59
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Makko
Thanks for the confirmation, Hugh. I had a...

Thanks for the confirmation, Hugh. I had a feeling that I was on the right track!

It is my understanding that, in the "old days", the rubber stamps/voyage documents/ etc. were delivered onboard...
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 26th January 2021, 01:13
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
12315 - Britanis?

12315 - Britanis?
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 26th January 2021, 00:50
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
12314 - Is it the Olympic???

12314 - Is it the Olympic???
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 25th January 2021, 20:47
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Makko
Tom, Yes, X 2nd Eng means extra second. I...

Tom,

Yes, X 2nd Eng means extra second. I expect that he was onboard just as that, an additional 2/E, given that the vessel was twin shaft. It is my understanding that, in days of yore, on twin...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 25th January 2021, 16:16
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Makko
Hi Tom, This is the vessel that you are...

Hi Tom,

This is the vessel that you are looking for:

https://victoriancollections.net.au/items/4f72ba2497f83e0308605d00

Historical information
The SS Diomed was the last ? of the Blue...
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 22nd January 2021, 19:54
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
12228 - Bittern - Just seen it in the Gallery!!!!!

12228 - Bittern - Just seen it in the Gallery!!!!!
Forum: Say Hello 21st January 2021, 23:51
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By Makko
Yet another recognized name. Welcome aboard. ...

Yet another recognized name. Welcome aboard.
Rgds.
Dave
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 20th January 2021, 17:18
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
12161 - Glenroy - I admit, a bit of a guess just...

12161 - Glenroy - I admit, a bit of a guess just going from the length of the name!
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 16th January 2021, 01:57
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
A challenging Jsaw! - Undoubtedly NORMANDIE! It...

A challenging Jsaw! - Undoubtedly NORMANDIE! It took me ages to complete, and, yet, I knew the answer after a few pieces, I laboured on!
Rgds.
Dave
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 13th January 2021, 23:50
Replies: 469
Views: 105,035
Posted By Makko
No, I notice the incongruity of my comment! It...

No, I notice the incongruity of my comment! It was only aimed at firing up anew the thread "that won't die"!

Just looking at another - The "Party Boat!", out for six days, totalled a refueling...
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 12th January 2021, 20:56
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
Most definitely a China Nav.!! I didn't have a...

Most definitely a China Nav.!! I didn't have a clue which, though.
Rgds.
Dave
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 12th January 2021, 20:02
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
11928 - DINGALAN BAY - IMO 5254656? Well, I did...

11928 - DINGALAN BAY - IMO 5254656?
Well, I did it and had a go!
Rgds.
Dave
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 9th January 2021, 19:54
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
11854 - Corabank?

11854 - Corabank?
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 4th January 2021, 19:55
Replies: 12,920
Views: 1,527,977
Posted By Makko
11675 - Matras?

11675 - Matras?
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