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Forum: Classic Ships Chat 10-30-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Redlinekid2
My personal favorite near identical ship is based...

My personal favorite near identical ship is based upon the designs on:

SS France
http://www.ssmaritime.com/france-001.jpg

TS Michelangelo...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 10-30-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,992
Posted By Redlinekid2
Me too. Aside from the Big U, there is the QE2...

Me too. Aside from the Big U, there is the QE2 and the MS Kungsholm.
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 08-27-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,992
Posted By Redlinekid2
Unhappy Such a shame that the ship couldn't join the...

Such a shame that the ship couldn't join the ranks of the Queen Mary and SS Rotterdam as a hotel ship. But ever since the demise of the SS Norway, SS Oceanic, SS Maxim Gorkiy and the MS Augustus, my...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 05-13-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,871
Posted By Redlinekid2
Is it now safe to say the the classic oceanliners are extinct?

From 2000 to the present, we have witnessed the onslaught of the classic oceanliners. With the SS Oceanic quickly gone, there are so little to choose from as far as preservation goes. I suppose that...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 08-10-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,201
Posted By Redlinekid2
So sad to see the last US built ship go to the...

So sad to see the last US built ship go to the scrapyard. If they hadn't rebuilt her into that dreadful ship the Emerald. If the ship was in her original form, it would have found a buyer much...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 05-14-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,992
Posted By Redlinekid2
Such a shame that the original Love Boat is going...

Such a shame that the original Love Boat is going to be scrapped, just like the SS Norway. And the SS Norway was the first mega cruise ship. I think that we can all agree that if NCL had replaced the...
Forum: All Other Cruise Lines 04-06-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,024
Posted By Redlinekid2
Hi everyone, As you know, the Oceanic is on...

Hi everyone,
As you know, the Oceanic is on it's final voyage with Peaceboat. After that, the ship might get a one way ticket to Alang like the SS Topaz. Here is a message that I was asked to pass...
Forum: All Other Cruise Lines 10-30-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,024
Posted By Redlinekid2
The SS Oceanic: Crew Members and Passengers

The SS Oceanic is such an interesting ship to read about because of its rich history as a passenger vessel that has served for four different companies. I want to know if there are crew members who...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 06-29-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,561
Posted By Redlinekid2
SS Norway: Let's share our memories of her legacy

It has been 5 years since the SS Norway was beached in Alang. In 2000, I was planning on booking a cruise onboard the ship when my mother discouraged me from doing so. I wanted my family to...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 12-01-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,152
Posted By Redlinekid2
Hi everyone, Last week, the SS United States...

Hi everyone,
Last week, the SS United States Conservancy announced they business plans for the vessel. The news was an exciting proposal to integrate the ship into the Foxwood Casino development...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 09-22-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,152
Posted By Redlinekid2
Now all they have to do is put the pieces back...

Now all they have to do is put the pieces back together. This ship reminds me of the SS Norway.

SS Norway (http://www.ssmaritime.com/Norway-NewsUpdates-1.htm)
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 01-19-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By Redlinekid2
I sincerely hope so: To the UK!!!!

I sincerely hope so: To the UK!!!!
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 01-19-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,080
Posted By Redlinekid2
Sorry about that.

Sorry about that.
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 01-16-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,080
Posted By Redlinekid2
Here is a translation of the MS Kungsholm: ...

Here is a translation of the MS Kungsholm:

Kungsholms Dear Friends,

In Gothenburg city is a building permit application for treatment. The application relates to place MS Kungsholm about 30...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 12-16-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,149
Posted By Redlinekid2
Hi everybody, It has been a long time since I...

Hi everybody,
It has been a long time since I have posted here since the SS Norway Saga, which was so sobering. Anyway, I wanted to let everyone know that the SS Rotterdam's will be open for...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 09-12-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,768
Posted By Redlinekid2
I certainly would love to see someone construct a...

I certainly would love to see someone construct a near identical sister vessel for the following ships as possible traveling hotel ships, like the QE2:

SS France(1962): Near identical exterior...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 05-21-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,419
Posted By Redlinekid2
You're quite welcome, Lisa! Are you going to...

You're quite welcome, Lisa!

Are you going to travel to Holland to visit the SS Rotterdam when it beings its new life as a hotel ship in July?

Of all the ships that had held my interest over...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 05-20-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,419
Posted By Redlinekid2
I had decided that a trend should be created in...

I had decided that a trend should be created in honor of the only other Classic Oceanliner that has had its own ups and downs towards following in the Queen Mary's footsteps to become a true static...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 03-18-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,152
Posted By Redlinekid2
Until the ship is saved, assume that Star Cruises...

Until the ship is saved, assume that Star Cruises will sell the Big U to the shipbreakers in Brownsville, Texas. Star Cruises will treat the Big U in the same manner as the SS Indy and the SS Norway....
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 03-18-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 731,479
Posted By Redlinekid2
Phil, Imagine how active this trend would have...

Phil,
Imagine how active this trend would have been if the SS Norway avoided Alang altogether? This would be as active as the SS United States blogs out there.
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 02-11-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,152
Posted By Redlinekid2
The SS United States must not be allowed to...

The SS United States must not be allowed to follow in the SS Norway's footsteps to the scrapyard. It's bad enough losing the SS Norway, but to see the Big U gone would be too heartbreaking....
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 12-11-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 731,479
Posted By Redlinekid2
Part of the hull still remain, as the result of...

Part of the hull still remain, as the result of falling scrapmetal prices. I only wish that phenomenon would have happened last year. But that's life.

However, the recent financial crisis might...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 10-13-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 731,479
Posted By Redlinekid2
This goes to show that "Stupidity" in running the...

This goes to show that "Stupidity" in running the world stage. And the results are often disasterous, as we have seen in the banking and business sector. I do feel that Dubai will get a lot of eggs...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 10-08-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 731,479
Posted By Redlinekid2
Here is some interesting news on the SS Norway's...

Here is some interesting news on the SS Norway's breakers:

http://www.priyablue.com/demo_what.htm

I am glad that they never received the SS Rotterdam or the QE2. ...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 09-28-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 731,479
Posted By Redlinekid2
Hi Matt, Check the NTSB's report on the SS...

Hi Matt,
Check the NTSB's report on the SS Norway boiler damage report. That's the source. And, yes NCL should have replaced all of the SS Norway's boilers with diesels while they had the chance to...
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