1. yalimart

    The Good Ship Venus

    I'm told that 50 years ago today the Royal Navy stopped the "tot of rum" I know of a few today who are celebrating with a glass or 6 of Pussers, so all the best to any ex RN and all those who sailed in you. Martin
  2. C

    US name ship after Irishman

    Vietnam war hero Corporal Patrick "Bob" Gallagher, has had a navy destroyer named after him. Gallagher who moved to the USA in 1963 was given the navy cross for diving on a grenade. Unfortunately he died just before his tour was up. The new ship will be called USS Gallagher. Strange that, i...
  3. mollag

    My ship has come in.

    Never one to look a gift horse in the orifice, view this TL pm I have only just received, me a lucky lad eh? Hello Dear Greets, I have chosen to contact you after my prayers and I believe that you will not betray my trust. But rather take me as your own sister. Though you may wonder why I am so...
  4. suzyq

    Russia says it fired warning shots at Turkish ship

    The Russian Defense Ministry said on Dec. 13 that one of its warships, the destroyer Smetlivy, had been forced to fire warning shots at a Turkish vessel in the Aegean Sea to avoid a collision and that it had summoned the Turkish military attaché over the incident, according to Reuters. It said...
  5. K

    Turkish ship sinks, sailors killed.

    This story broke on Sunday night but hasn't made it too far nto public view, probably because it has been overshadowed by the Air disaster and another ferry fire. Sympathies to the families of the missing sailors...
  6. T

    What goods is it OK/best to ship to Turkey

    My husband and I are in the process of getting a villa built near Olu Deniz with the prospect of moving to Turkey to live mid summer 2015. We are thinking of shipping some of our household effects/furniture (especially beds) over too. Is there any restriction or tax to be paid on electrical...
  7. perfect1949

    army transporter ship in bodrum

    met my son david yesterday on the army transporter ship on its way to Albania , i cant describe how proud i felt . great day i just loved the army mess on board the ship . dave and shirley
  8. M

    Best way to ship items from uk. Ie freight ?

    What is the most cost effective way to get items to Dalaman (direct) ie small household goods and tools. Who can recommend a freight company from the uk that will not involve me having to go to Izmir or Istanbul to collect that damn parcel and be charged horrendous import duty ?
  9. niyaz

    Israelis on trial in Turkey over Gaza ship deaths

    Turkey on Tuesday opened the trial in absentia of former Israeli military commanders charged over the 2010 killings of nine Turks aboard a Gaza-bound aid ship. Someone has got to make the Israelis responsible for their action.:hmm:
  10. A

    Iran will ship christmas gift to US

    Reports say the US is to get its top secret surveillance drone back from Iran. The catch is, the device, intercepted in December, has been reduced to 1:80 of its original size and is being marketed as a popular toy. Iranian state radio was quoted by Associated Press as saying on Tuesday that the...
  11. kale

    cruise ship accident

    cruise ship accident off small island ITALY mail on line kale yvonne
  12. ZiaCa'

    Cargo Ship Aground -Kekova

    Here's the full story and pictures. Hope the attempts to contain the 25 tonnes of leaked diesel are successful. Cargo ship runs aground near Kekova · Kalkan Turkey · Kalkan Weather · Kalkan Information · Kalkan Map · Kalkan Turkish Local News
  13. D

    Purchase on Gitti Gidiyor ship to UK. Will pay for your help!

    Hi, I live in London and found some books on Gitti Gidiyor (gittigidiyor dot com) that I really, really want to buy! Try as I might I can't find anyway to buy them and get them shipped over to London. Can anyone help me? The items are all low value, but I'm willing to pay someone to get them...
  14. OWENA

    tours from cruise ship

    Hi there - I have booked to go on a cruise next year from Istanbul and the 1st stop is Kusadasi. Been here once before, many, many moons ago and visited Ephesus. Now, our friends who will be with us have never been there and we want to take them. We dont usually book cruise tours off the ship -...
  15. rosewall1

    We are off to pastures new

    I know this post will infuriate many of you but I think it might also be of some use to some people. Firstly please understand that we love Turkey BUT: Having given it some considerable thought, a lot of research, we are leaving Turkey for Bulgaria. I am not saying that it is utopia but it does...
  16. D

    Ship of Love

    Ship Of Love When married life is full of stress and anger seems to reign, Just spare a thought for others, who choose single lives again. They’re now just fishes, floundering, in life’s tempestuous sea And finding there is more to life than being young and free. Those lonely souls...
  17. G

    Jewish ship sails to break Gazza blockade

    A ship carring relief supplies organised and crewed by the British "Jews for Justice for Palistinians" and some other jewish organisations, has set sail from Cyprus and is heading for Gazza. I hope you would join me in wishing them a safe and succesful voyage. This voyage is, in part, a response...
  18. ceemac

    Turkish ship crewmen hurt in pirates' raid

    "Pirates attacked a Turkish ship off the coast of Nigeria and injured three sailors, but fled without seizing the ship, government officials in Ankara said." Here C
  19. luckycat68

    Farewell Ghost Ship

    Well the GHOST Ship of Yalikavak has finally gone to its resting place . It has been docked in the Marina now for the past 5 years - very eiry ship and I am sure plenty of ghosts ! Yesterday it was dragged out to sea and taken to Izmir where it apparantly will be " recycled " . I used to love...
  20. peter the postie

    The cruise ship cometh..

    From The Didymian online... The first cruise ship to visit Didim will arrive on May 21st. The cruise ship will anchor close to Altinkum Beach but will not be able to moor at the port due to it’s shallow depth. Tourists will be taken ashore by smaller boats and will visit Altinkum Beach, the...
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