Search found 2912 matches

by JK
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: John Andrew Eldridge 1966-2020
Replies: 0
Views: 35

John Andrew Eldridge 1966-2020

We continue to lose fine men and woman in the industry at too young an age. Rip John and my condolences to your family. http://www.stgeorgefh.ca/obituaries/148947 It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of John Andrew Eldridge at his home in Lake Utopia, New Brunswick on Sept...
by JK
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Ray Cormier TC Nautical Examiner Dartmouth
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Ray Cormier TC Nautical Examiner Dartmouth

Many of the present day mates sailing today in the Atlantic area will have passed through Rand's office: Ray Cormier Age 71, Dartmouth, has "crossed the bar." Son of Raymond James and Mary Grace (Bennett) Cormier (deceased). He is survived by his wife, Marie (Merlin); sons, Michael (Kim White), Marc...
by JK
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Charles Douglas (Cd Maginley)
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Charles Douglas (Cd Maginley)

seafarer, Merchant marine, RCN officer, Master Mariner Canadian Coast Guard instructor, NSCC instructor. Owner of a bed and breakfast, author of 3 books, lecturer of nautical history. Then he had the rest of his personal life happenings. He is warmly remembered by all who knew him. https://www.thech...
by JK
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Careers at Sea & Beyond
Replies: 0
Views: 78

Careers at Sea & Beyond

Often I get asked what is the next step in a sea going career, or people get injured and can't continue at sea. This is a nice flow chart showing options after you are done with the sea going part of your life. By clicking on each box you can read the description. Sometimes people can be merely comp...
by JK
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: John Baudains, LCdr ret'd (RN / RCN) Cottle
Replies: 0
Views: 54

John Baudains, LCdr ret'd (RN / RCN) Cottle

It is with sadness, the Cottle family announces the passing of John in his 95th year, in his residence in Kanata, Ont. Loved husband of the late Beverley Coupland; loving father of Wayne (Charlene), Chris (Janine) and Diana (Rolf Friis); special grandfather to Amber (Andrew), Gwen (John), Julia (Eam...
by JK
Tue Aug 18, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: John William "Jack" Edwards
Replies: 0
Views: 310

John William "Jack" Edwards

Published: August 18, 2020 1925-2020. It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that we, the family announces his passing on August 13, 2020. Jack left home in Dartmouth at a very early age and joined the Merchant Navy before making his career in the RCN for 25 years retiring as a CPO. He also se...
by JK
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Long shot...help in identifying old 2-stroke diesel
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: Long shot...help in identifying old 2-stroke diesel

I'd look at a GM/ Detroit. An American early diesel for generators.


http://www.dieselduck.info/historical/0 ... ylqs5ZKhPa
by JK
Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:45 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: For Sale: Theodore
Replies: 0
Views: 277

For Sale: Theodore

I will fully admit, I am totally clueless, without pulling out the rules, regarding requirements for a 20 year survey on a weird little craft like this designed to haul people around. The mere fact they are talking static services such as a restaurant probably means she won't pass without a huge amo...
by JK
Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Bonnehome Richard Fire
Replies: 0
Views: 258

Bonnehome Richard Fire

I'm sure that anyone that is an admiral is clueless on heat affected steel and aluminum, never mind steel that water has been sprayed on for days. The Bonhomme Richard, whose size ranks second in the U.S. Navy fleet to that of an aircraft carrier, sustained severe damage from the flames, leaving the...
by JK
Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Mechanical to Marine Engineering
Replies: 7
Views: 1078

Re: Mechanical to Marine Engineering

I missed the ERA comments from SoTC. So yeh, give them a call, you might find that you are hireable with the other 2 courses.
by JK
Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:56 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Mechanical to Marine Engineering
Replies: 7
Views: 1078

Re: Mechanical to Marine Engineering

just as a thought, try calling the Canadian Coast Guard and having a chat with them on what they need as a minimum to hire. They are crying for engineers. If you have your MED, ERA Course and Mariner First Aid they may give you a job, but I can't swear to it. It will give you some idea what to work ...
by JK
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:03 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: William CUTRESS
Replies: 0
Views: 318

William CUTRESS

One by one, the remaining survivors of WW2 are crossing over: CUTRESS, William George "Bill" May 8, 1920 - July 2, 2020 William George Cutress was born in Calgary, Alberta on May 8, 1920 to Harry and Olive Cutress (nee Maltby). Bill served in the Royal Canadian Navy for the duration of the Second Wo...
by JK
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: SS Master
Replies: 2
Views: 532

Re: SS Master

I'm somewhat not surprised at your comments as in one video I saw years ago, the recip pump running in the background had too long a stroke and was thumping. The engineers in the video were oblivious. The 2nd would have rapped my knuckles for allowing that when I worked the up and downers :? They ju...
by JK
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:08 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Another Industry Preliminary Investigation report
Replies: 1
Views: 524

Another Industry Preliminary Investigation report

I've been following this gentleman's reporting on the Air Pakistan crash. For the lack of a better term, what a shitshow and everyone on the plane, but 2, died as a result. The technical details are pretty easy to follow. In general, they were 3x the recommended height going into the airport glide p...