Coaling/Bunkering an Ocean Liner

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Post by Duengeon master » Sat. Sep. 05, 2020 3:01 pm

I just saw this on YT. Very interesting. :D

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Post by freetown fred » Sat. Sep. 05, 2020 8:36 pm

Outstanding post D. Thanx muchly. :)

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Post by franco b » Sat. Sep. 05, 2020 10:49 pm

wonderful post.

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Post by Keepaeyeonit » Wed. Sep. 09, 2020 9:07 pm

Thanks for the video that shows what a giant PITA it was with coal, Glad its much easier firing a stove at home then a ship!! :yes:

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Post by BigBarney » Thu. Sep. 10, 2020 11:20 pm

Thanks for posting this video which I had never seen before..


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Post by hank2 » Thu. Sep. 24, 2020 12:03 am

Another thanks for a great video. Maybe the worst job on a ship. At one time there were coaling stations for ships all over the world. Real important during WW I.

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Post by KLook » Thu. Sep. 24, 2020 6:55 am

An old WW 2 friend, long gone was a boiler rm worker on Liberty ships. The conditions were no doubt better then the coal fired ones but brutal enough for him to turn down a nice promotion and move back to the woods.


Great video !

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