Search:

Type: Posts; User: William Bush

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    2,413
    Views
    2,614,503

    60128

    60128
  2. Replies
    1,233
    Views
    970,629

    Sticky: I am deeply honoured. Tomorrow, I am setting...

    I am deeply honoured.

    Tomorrow, I am setting off for a four-day land-battle (tournament for another war-game). When I am back, I am planning to get the local fleet together for some action.

    To...
  3. Replies
    4,776
    Views
    3,811,897

    60103 Found this picture, did not have a...

    60103

    Found this picture, did not have a chance to drink it, though:

    It is some German wordplay:

    heulen / rumheulen = to whine
    Rum = rum

    Heul nicht rum = Don`t whine! / Cut whining! OR...
  4. Oh my! I am mortified of having let slip that...

    Oh my! I am mortified of having let slip that expression commonly used by the tars from the colonies... :shock: :wink:

    60102


    Lt. Bush
  5. Gentlemen, I am delighted to report, that...

    Gentlemen,


    I am delighted to report, that today during the forenoon watch, the improbable squadron of the frigates Embuscade, Hermione, and USS Atlanta (in the form of the ship logs and card...
  6. Replies
    2,413
    Views
    2,614,503

    60095

    60095
  7. Replies
    2,413
    Views
    2,614,503

    60094 Always go straight at 'em! Lt. Bush

    60094


    Always go straight at 'em!

    Lt. Bush
  8. I have not used this (nor was I aware of it)...

    I have not used this (nor was I aware of it) until your post. So far, I have never used TTS either. Is my assumption correct, that this is a tool which needs to be paid for in order to use it?

    I...
  9. Replies
    0
    Views
    607

    The roadstead off Texel

    During a week-end trip to the island of Texel, Netherlands, I got to know that during the times of the VoC (Dutch East India Company) ships gathered at the roadstead off this island's coast as it was...
  10. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,392

    Marinemuseum Den Helder, Netherlands

    After a week-end stay on the nearby island of Texel in September 2023, I had the chance for a short visit to the Marinemuseum in Den Helder, Netherlands, on my way home. Den Helder is also the main...
  11. Replies
    9
    Views
    4,881

    Meanwhile, I have procured this book and can...

    Meanwhile, I have procured this book and can attest that it is indeed a real treasue of knowledge on how to work square-rigged ships. The many illustrations and drawings provide added attraction and...
  12. Mr. Dobbs, thank you for your kind words. I am...

    Mr. Dobbs,

    thank you for your kind words. I am delighted to hear that the port which I have despatched has been safely stowed on board and that your spouse and you find it agreeable. A toast to...
  13. Thread: Audit.

    by William Bush
    Replies
    2
    Views
    1,584

    Gentlemen, the outspoken wordy one among these...

    Gentlemen,

    the outspoken wordy one among these appears to be me.
    I am enjoying this forum as well as the game though I had been stranded on "Obligation Island" in the dreaded "Chore Archipelago"...
  14. Not too long ago, a quite well made comic /...

    Not too long ago, a quite well made comic / graphic novel has been released about the Batavia incident - which is truly a real almost unbelievable story. So far, one of two volumes has been...
  15. Some tidings from ARES at SPIEL games fair in Essen Oct. 2023

    I attended SPIEL games fair in Essen a couple of days ago, where ARES had a presence with a booth of medium size.

    It was possible to test play various of their games, though I did not observe...
  16. I might add, that I came across a Frenchman at...

    I might add, that I came across a Frenchman at the ARES booth whom I caught red handed in the attempt to covertly purchase a vessel of the Royal Navy. What an outrageous act!

    I threatened to...
  17. After unexpectedly being able to secure two sets...

    After unexpectedly being able to secure two sets of extra Ship Mats at SPIEL games fair in Essen at the ARES booth, I immediately set myself to diligently clipping the counters and stowing them away....
  18. Admiral, this is too kind. I will send you a...

    Admiral,

    this is too kind. I will send you a personal message post haste.

    Lt. Bush
  19. Replies
    36
    Views
    14,535

    Poll: I have visited SPIEL games fair in Essen this...

    I have visited SPIEL games fair in Essen this week, were ARES had a large booth. Not being able to resist, my fleet grew by 6 ships to the number of 30. The new ships are HMS Victory, USS...
  20. Gentlemen, it has been quite some time that...

    Gentlemen,

    it has been quite some time that you have had word from me. In fact, I have been stranded on Obligation Island in the dreaded Chore Archipelago for months. It is well known to all...
  21. Gentlemen, I have accumulated quite a backlog...

    Gentlemen,

    I have accumulated quite a backlog of After Action Reports that I should write:

    The first one for the first "standard" scenario "Enemy in Sight!" dating back to last March.
    The...
  22. Replies
    1,233
    Views
    970,629

    Sticky: Thank you for this promotion, Admiral. In fact, I...

    Thank you for this promotion, Admiral. In fact, I learned fascinating things about the coaches in use by the British royalty, I had never discovered if it were not for the trivia challenge you...
  23. Replies
    9
    Views
    4,266

    Apparently, the curator perceived the absence of...

    Apparently, the curator perceived the absence of biscuits the lesser of two weevils...

    Lt. Bush
  24. Replies
    9
    Views
    4,266

    The caption reads: Capture of Townsend The...

    The caption reads:

    Capture of Townsend

    The British Royal Mail packet ship Townsend
    was attacked by the American privateers Tom
    and Bona. Surrender came only after a severe
    struggle, the...
  25. Replies
    48
    Views
    14,566

    This is a splendid sight! Lt. Bush

    This is a splendid sight!

    Lt. Bush
Results 1 to 25 of 143
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4