25. A. A. In the opinion of the Court, he should have done. as one of the witnesses suggested, that the master was prejudiced against the use of the wireless direction finder. The first order given to the chief wireless operator was given by the master. But having somehow convinced himself that he must be somewhere off St. Alban's Head or Anvil Point, he tells the chief wireless operator to get a single bearing of Niton, wanting apparently his latitude to give him his offing of the shore and not his longitude of which he was equally ignorant. 23. No allowance was made in the course laid down on the chart, but the master stated in evidence that he expected and allowed for a maximum set of 10 miles to N.N.W. What else followed immediately after the lights were sighted is not too clear. At 8.51 p.m. ship's time, when according to the Niton records the vessel's call was received, the vessel was stationary or practically so on her S.S.W. A. Winchester Castle itself occupied an area in the south-west of the existing defences with numerous houses demolished to make space for the new fortification. At the conclusion of the evidence Mr. Pilcher on behalf of the Board of Trade submitted Questions for the opinion of the Court. Were such orders sufficient and were they carried out? 14. Oct 27, 2020 - reference images to build Winchester in different centuries. The M.V. A. It may be. This was followed by his first #1, a cover version of Guy Mitchellâs Singing the Blues. The answer to it, if answer can be found, must obviously qualify any judgment passed upon the master's conduct of his vessel. As regards (3) the Court was somewhat surprised to find that the chief wireless operator was quite unable to give the precise time, an important matter as it turned out, when he endeavoured to get the beacons; nor had he made himself acquainted, as in the opinion of the Court he should have done, with the difference between ship's time and Greenwich mean time. 26. He did not know it. Q. While there were subtle variations in design and detail, the basic plan for Fi…, Abbey House Winchester, is an early C18th house that faces out onto Broad Street and is now the home of the Mayor of Winchester, Old photo of Oldest House (Old Chesil Rectory) 1896, Winchester. Plan Ahead; Stay Local, Support Local; You are here: Things To Do > Winchester Castle. What was the cause of the stranding of the M.V. of the course laid down on the chart. The Court finds the master, Captain John Holman Kerbey, in default; but having regard to his long service and excellent record and to the fact that he is now retired on pension the Court does not suspend his certificate. ( 1) Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date), ( 2) R Allen Brown, H M Colvin and A J Taylor 1963 The history of the King's Works, volume 2 : the Middle Ages, ( 3) edited by William Page, F.S.A. In the meantime, coastguards at Fortune's Well and at the Bill had been flashing danger signals to the vessel with their electric flash lamps, but the signals were unobserved from the vessel doubtless owing to the bad visibility which prevailed at this time. He could not recall expressing this view at the time but in the opinion of the Court he probably did so. He denied that imputation, but some colour is lent to the suggestion by the fact that it was not used on this occasion, nor had it been used at any time on this particular voyage, nor on the outward voyage to Cape Town. Sleeps 10, from £2054.00 In the opinion of the Court, the master should have put his engines full astern and the helm hard a starboard as soon as the lights were sighted. 12. But his belief that he was off St. Alban's Head or Anvil Point probably explains why he asked for a single bearing only when in the opinion of the Court it was even more essential than it had been at 7.42 p.m. and 8.20 p.m. that he should ascertain his position with exactness. Instead he chose to rely on a single bearing which could give him no certainty because it gave him no longitude-and proceeded on his voyage. Q. In 1936 one round voyage was lost when, after stranding near to Portland, the Armadale Castle was brought in to replace her. The map shows the positions of the major medieval and post-medieval buildings and streets, the abbeys and the astonishingly large number of churches which once stood in the city, the watermills and wharves which served the working population, and the great buildings of the cathedral, castle and college. If so, what was this allowance, and was it sufficient? The fascinating history of Britain's historic towns. This continued until 4 p.m. when the wind veered to S.S.E.