• Recent Posts

    John F Collier

    Re: Food at meal times

    That was the big advantage of being on catering Doc especially on cargo ships, on my first trip one of my jobs as pantry boy was to make up
    the

    John F Collier Today, 05:14 PM Go to last post
    John Arton

    Re: PS Waverley

    Cannot remember if it was held in Rotterdam or Antwerp but one of those ports used to have an annual parade on historic merchant vessels. We were bound

    John Arton Today, 05:12 PM Go to last post
    Red Lead Ted

    Re: A quiz with a difference

    Henry Brown
    What He Invented: The Modern-Day Fireproof Safe.
    The world’s first publicly demonstrated television was invented by British

    Red Lead Ted Today, 04:53 PM Go to last post
    Ivan Cloherty

    Re: A quiz with a difference

    and lets not forget the World Wide Web and internet

    Ivan Cloherty Today, 04:19 PM Go to last post
    John F Collier

    Re: A quiz with a difference

    The first flushing toilet 1596 Sir John Harrington. The floating ballcock as in the modern toilet
    was invented by Thomas Crapper a London plumber,

    John F Collier Today, 03:28 PM Go to last post
    robpage

    Re: PS Waverley

    I am so pleased about the Waverley but when you look at what the Falls of Clyde Trust were proposing there's an awful lot of money involved in that. I

    robpage Today, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  • Recent Threads

    John F Collier

    Just testing

    Thread Starter: John F Collier

    trying to post new thread. Sorry folks I haven't been able to post a new thread for a while but all seems good now, cheers

    Last Post By: John F Collier Today, 12:50 PM Go to last post
    John Arton

    A quiz with a difference

    Thread Starter: John Arton

    With all the hoohah going on about Brexit over here, the question is often asked, "what has Europe done for us". My little quiz is to ask what

    Last Post By: Red Lead Ted Today, 04:53 PM Go to last post
    John Arton

    Alan Turing, possibly the greatest scientist of the 20th century

    Thread Starter: John Arton

    It has just been announced that Alan Turing will be the face on the new £50 note.
    We all know of his code breaking work at Bletchley Park in WW2

    Last Post By: robpage Today, 03:19 PM Go to last post
    Doc Vernon

    Chris our Moderator

    Thread Starter: Doc Vernon

    Hello to all
    Many of you may have noticed that Chris has not been doing much over the past Week or so,this is not because he has nothing to do,but

    Last Post By: eric fisher Today, 03:17 PM Go to last post
    JoeWhelan

    Capt. Sean Kiely.

    Thread Starter: JoeWhelan

    Sad to report that my friend and shipmate Sean Kiely crossed the bar on 1st July. R.I.P.

    .
    i
    .


    .

    Last Post By: Doc Vernon Yesterday, 08:21 PM Go to last post
    vic mcclymont

    PS Waverley

    Thread Starter: vic mcclymont

    The organisation that owns the Waverley has raised sufficient funds to place an order with Cochran's of Annan for the new boilers.
    When the boilers

    Last Post By: John Arton Today, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  • Recent Articles

  • David Light

    There is no available content written by David Light
  • Special News & Notices

    Please...


    To help with the ongoing running
    costs and to become a
    Full Crew Member


    Any amount is very much appreciated

    My thanks to the following members
    who have made a donation during the
    current month:


    Malcolm Burwood
    Tony Morcom
    Brian Jessop
    Alf Corbyn
    Jim Jamieson
    Cappy
    David Williams
    Tony Geeves
    Our Beth


    Special thanks to Members who made
    a donation during August


    Steinar Norheim
    Alex Macdonald
    Ivan Cloherty
    Brian Aspinall (Captain Kong)
    Neville Roberts
    David Williams
    Jim Jamieson
    Our Beth
    Dennis McGuckin

    Not keen on credit cards?
    Please Click Here



    Courtesy Promotion

    SS Ceramic
    The Untold Story
    by Clare Hardy

    Please Click Here



    Courtesy Promotion

    A fascinating new book by Jock Agnew
    The Price of a Dead Man's Eye


    Please Click Here




    Courtesy Promotion

    The Royal Merchant Navy School
    Bearwood


    Please Click Here



    Courtesy Promotion

    The Merchant Navy
    Memorial Trust
    Scotland

    Please Click Here



    Some wonderful pictures of Liverpool

    Please Click Here

    Courtesy Promotion



    Click here



    Courtesy Promotion

    Some brilliant videos and more..



    Click here


    Courtesy Promotion

    A very good new book by Len Russell
    A Vindicatrix boy in 1955
    His extrordinary Story

    A Man Who Cast Two Shadows

    Please Click Here

    Custom Search


  • Premium Web Skins

    Premium Web Skins
  • Additional Resources