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by riverman
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 175

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2019

Good for local business in Kilcreggan but may cause parking congestion as it is fairly limited at present.
by riverman
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Joint Warrior 19-1
Replies: 10
Views: 708

Re: Joint Warrior 19-1

HNLMS ZEELEEUW (SEALION) (S803) in for Faslane this morning.
by riverman
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ship Visits to Greenock - 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 772

Re: Cruise Ship Visits to Greenock - 2019

Costa Mediterranea in for GOT this morning.
by riverman
Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 175

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2019

Just going down to JWD for boiler maintenance and an MOT Allan before the start of the season. Unfortunately she will not be calling at Helensburgh this season due to neglected maintenance of the pier by Argyll & Bute council, this is an ongoing issue and there will be a meeting at the pier on Sat.2...
by riverman
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 175

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2019

Passing Dumbarton Rock.
by riverman
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 175

PS WAVERLEY 2019

Passing Dumbarton Rock this morning for Dry Docking at Greenock to be made ready for the start of the 2019 season with the aid of the tugs Battler and Biter. 8-)
by riverman
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: RFA TIDERACE
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: RFA TIDERACE

In for Garelochead oil jetty.
by riverman
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: RFA TIDERACE
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: RFA TIDERACE

In for Garelochead oil jetty.
by riverman
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: RFA TIDERACE
Replies: 2
Views: 106

RFA TIDERACE

In for Garelochead oil jetty.
by riverman
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Joint Warrior 19-1
Replies: 10
Views: 708

Re: Joint Warrior 19-1

Outwards today.
HINNOY 1 U.jpg
HNoMS HINNØY
CATTISTOCK.jpg
HMS CATTISTOCK
CARNEY.jpg
USS CARNEY
by riverman
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Joint Warrior 19-1
Replies: 10
Views: 708

Re: Joint Warrior 19-1

Outwards today.
ALMIRANTE 4 UU.jpg
ESPS ALMIRANTE JUAN DE BORBON
CRISTOBAL COLON 2.jpg
ESPS CRISTOBAL COLON
THOR HEYERDAHL 2.jpg
HNoMS THOR HEYERDAHL
by riverman
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Joint Warrior 19-1
Replies: 10
Views: 708

Re: Joint Warrior 19-1

A late arrival, another Arleigh Burke namely the USS PORTER crosses the finishing line. :D
by riverman
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Joint Warrior 19-1
Replies: 10
Views: 708

Re: Joint Warrior 19-1

HMS ALBION (L14) in for Faslane.
by riverman
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Joint Warrior 19-1
Replies: 10
Views: 708

Re: Joint Warrior 19-1

FGS BERLIN (A 1411) inwards Gareloch.
by riverman
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Joint Warrior 19-1
Replies: 10
Views: 708

Re: Joint Warrior 19-1

In for Faslane this morning.
USS64 ONE U.jpg
USS CARNEY
by riverman
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: Joint Warrior 19-1
Replies: 10
Views: 708

Re: Joint Warrior 19-1

A couple of Arleigh Burke-class in for Faslane this morning.
USS 107 ONE.jpg
USS GRAVELY
by riverman
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: WARSHIPS / WARTIME
Topic: HMS DEFENDER (D36)
Replies: 0
Views: 247

HMS DEFENDER (D36)

Daring Class (Type 45) passing Bowling Harbour inbound for Glasgow.
by riverman
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Bit of sad news
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: Bit of sad news

Sad to hear the passing of Ken, another Clydesite stalwart of the old days. Condolences to the family.
by riverman
Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MAID OF THE LOCH
Replies: 6
Views: 1111

Re: MAID OF THE LOCH

Maid of the Loch at her berth today at Balloch and damaged cradle.
by riverman
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MAID OF THE LOCH
Replies: 6
Views: 1111

Re: MAID OF THE LOCH

At Balloch.
by riverman
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MAID OF THE LOCH
Replies: 6
Views: 1111

Re: MAID OF THE LOCH

At Balloch.
by riverman
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MAID OF THE LOCH
Replies: 6
Views: 1111

Re: MAID OF THE LOCH

At Balloch.
by riverman
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: MAID OF THE LOCH
Replies: 6
Views: 1111

MAID OF THE LOCH

The Maid was slipped today at Balloch with a good crowd in attendance, unfortunately it was unsuccessful as there was a problem with the carrier cradle and she rolled back down the slipway into the water. She is now back at her original berth. :(
by riverman
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: CRUISING
Topic: ISLAND PRINCESS
Replies: 0
Views: 940

ISLAND PRINCESS

Fort Lauderdale, FL 21/12/2018
by riverman
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: RFA FORT VICTORIA
Replies: 1
Views: 1546

RFA FORT VICTORIA

In for Garelochead yesterday.
by riverman
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 27526

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

:) The Waverley returneth passing Greenock heading home late this afternoon.
by riverman
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Ships and Shipowners
Topic: Gulf Stream - Iron barque
Replies: 12
Views: 5716

Re: Gulf Stream - Iron barque

Lovely model, the Singularity was the only vessel I was to sail on which didn't have radar and kept you on your toes in reduced visibility.
by riverman
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Ships and Shipowners
Topic: Gulf Stream - Iron barque
Replies: 12
Views: 5716

Re: Gulf Stream - Iron barque

Fine drawings indeed, was on the Singularity and William J.
by riverman
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Ships and Shipowners
Topic: Gulf Stream - Iron barque
Replies: 12
Views: 5716

Re: Gulf Stream - Iron barque

I can see your point Bob it must be heartbreaking, but it would be a great pity to give up building such fine models.
by riverman
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Ships and Shipowners
Topic: Gulf Stream - Iron barque
Replies: 12
Views: 5716

Re: Gulf Stream - Iron barque

Would quite agree David, especially today when you see the way some items are handled in transit. If it has 'Fragile handle with care' label on it they would probably give it a kick!
by riverman
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: HELENSBURGH PIER
Replies: 1
Views: 1201

HELENSBURGH PIER

Helensburgh Pier has been closed to marine traffic following an inspection by engineering consultants, and a Notice to Mariners has been issued temporarily closing the pier. Surprisingly the pier has not been included in Argyll & Bute Council's £18.6m project to redevelop the Helensburgh waterfront....
by riverman
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SYMPHONY SKY
Replies: 3
Views: 1332

Re: SYMPHONY SKY

Dutch vessel in for Glasgow today.
by riverman
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SYMPHONY SKY
Replies: 3
Views: 1332

SYMPHONY SKY

Dutch vessel in for Glasgow today.

Built 2015 Ferus Smit Leer, Leer, Germany.
by riverman
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 27526

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Helensburgh Pier is also under review at the moment whither it is deemed safe for future visits by the Waverley due to the pier's present condition, what with that and the Maid being turned down by the HLF it's not looking too bright at the moment. :(
by riverman
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?
Replies: 272
Views: 73889

Re: SIZE OF VESSELS MOVING ON THE CLYDE?

Louise Bulker
19,812 grt.
31,881 dwt.
by riverman
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Pleasure Craft
Topic: SNOW STAR
Replies: 1
Views: 1790

Re: SNOW STAR

Victim of storm Ali.
by riverman
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Pleasure Craft
Topic: SNOW STAR
Replies: 1
Views: 1790

SNOW STAR

Victim of storm Ali on Wednesday 19th. Sept. the Nicholson28 yacht SNOW STAR which broke her moorings and ended up on the rocks beside Kilcreggan Pier. Holed on her Stbd. side she is awaiting removal.
by riverman
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 137
Views: 29498

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Cruise ship NAUTICA departed G.O.T. berth this morning and at present at anchor riding out storm Ali. Tugs Anglegarth and Svitzer Milford stood down with tug Ayton Cross standing by. :(
by riverman
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 137
Views: 29498

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

Regal Princess in for G.O.T. this blustery morning. Spot on timing by Arthur.
by riverman
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 27526

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Couple of rough shots from Weymouth webcam at 0900hrs this morning of Waverley departing stern first on her sail to Swanage, Yarmouth and sail round the I.O.W. Weather seems to be doing well and should be getting good crowds. Tomorrow Southampton. :)
by riverman
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 27526

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Porthcawl webcam shows substantial concrete pier, but still wonder why Porthcawl. :o
by riverman
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 27526

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Porthcawl looks a rather unusual harbour to be starting and ending a sailing, I can't see any area where she can come alongside unless she anchors off, could be wrong of course, why not start and end in Swansea city in the first place. Zooming in on google maps Porthcawl looks to dry out at LW with ...
by riverman
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock
Replies: 137
Views: 29498

Re: Cruise Ships Passing through Greenock

MSC Meraviglia in for GOT 09.15 hrs this morning.
by riverman
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
Replies: 15
Views: 3637

Re: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL

She also fly's the RN white ensign the only US Naval vessel to have a Royal Navy Officer permanently assigned to the ship's company and the only US Naval vessel to fly a foreign ensign.
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 27526

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh.
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 27526

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

At Helensburgh.
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 27526

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Not such a good day today as Waverley was experiencing technical problems. After well over an hour alongside the pier it was announced she would not be calling at Dunoon with quite a number of passengers having to disembark. Departing from Helensburgh she got as far as the Tail o' the Bank where she...
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 27526

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Waverley underway at last heading for CHQ after her anchoring experience, Mein Schiff gives her a wink as she passes. :D
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 27526

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Waverley underway 17.45hrs.Alongside CHQ 1800hrs. :thumbup:
by riverman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: PS WAVERLEY 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 27526

Re: PS WAVERLEY 2018

Watching her through my telescope no sign of activity as yet. :P :)

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