Posts Tagged ‘Commentary by Davey Jones’

March 19th, 2014 - 8:37 am § in Misc.

Davey Jones: From Italy

Cagliari is in Italy, Sardinia to be exact, an intresting place, it’s been a cross roads and seaport for almost 3000 years. perhaps more, the culture is an intresting blend of North Africa and Europe, worth the time to visit. This time in though I didn’t make it ashore, DNV wanted a new [...]

March 9th, 2014 - 9:12 am § in Misc.

Davey Jones: The Tide Refloats the Boat

As for us after about 15 hours theb wind shifted and the tide was high so we floated free and made it to the dock, the port had been closed all the time we were blocking the channel of course, and then there was an involved set of inspections that needed to be done, and […][...]

March 7th, 2014 - 11:04 pm § in Misc.

Davey Jones Runs Aground

OOOPs I heard the Goldy news from crosscutt on my  Kindle, which is one of the blogs I subscribe to, the Kindle can get a  connection in the Suez. In other news on our way into port we’ve run aground and have been stuck for  almost 12 hours now, as to whose fault that is […][...]

March 7th, 2014 - 9:18 am § in The Ave Scene

Davey Jones: What happened to Goldy?

 I changed two heads on the number one generator, then all 7 injectors, that kept me busy for three days, other than that no real news here. Frank Kirby e-mailed me from the pacific Ocean to say that you had left him a message, but that he had forgot to call you, he wrote to […][...]

February 25th, 2014 - 1:41 pm § in Misc.

DAVEY JONES: South of India

(Ed: When in Seattle, Davey attends Drinking Liberally.  Now in the Indian Ocean, he writes:) By the way besides you and Barb, and Bill of course, how is the rest of DL holding up with your road show? Ant signs of mental breakdown? As for me, arrival in Sri Lanka has been delayed by about 16 [&hel[...]

February 15th, 2014 - 9:39 am § in Misc.

DAVEY JONES: Shipboard culture

Bitchy Captains Sorry its taken me a while to get back to you, a lack of sleep both due to  time changes, some major, and a few minor, repairs and a ship trying to get  back on schedule, have taken my time. Back to The Maersk Alabama, and its former captain. You asked me to […][...]

January 3rd, 2014 - 12:15 pm § in Misc.

Davey Jones off of Hawaii

From somewhere west of Hawaii Well here I am headed for Shanghai, on a fairly quiet sea, we do have two cadets aboard, both engine cadets at that, both attend Kings Point, Devin is from California, and is quiet and somewhat reserved, smart kid but shy, Amelia is from Utah and almost his polar opposi[...]

August 13th, 2013 - 10:46 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

Davey Jones: On Unions

DAVEY IS IN HAWAII … Not much to do We arived at Honolulu at around 8PM Saturday night and we were at the dock finished with engines at 9PM, we left at 11PM Sunday night and took departure at midnight, it is now Monday night at 9PM or so. As of now it looks as […][...]

August 7th, 2013 - 10:59 pm § in America, Misc., The Ave Scene

Davey Jones .. back on a new vessel

Longitude 128-51.9West  Not too much interesting to report here, we got underway from Oakland at 5:30 Tuesday afternoon and too departure at 8:30 PM, that same night, so we are now on our way to Honolulu, no pirates here, and no cadets either, but on the plus side this is a steam ship, not a [&hell[...]

February 27th, 2013 - 10:40 am § in Misc.

DAVEY JONES and the green glow

working and crossing the Indian Ocean, last night the ship was surrounded by the most wonderful green phosphorescence, in and of itself not rare, but the intensity and size f the pool was worth seeing. The ship continues to run well, so that we are caught up on maintenance, and are started back benc[...]