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1.Now working on Salt Dip of USCGC NORTHWIND (WAGB-282)10:18, 1 November 2010 (UTC)Tjlynnjr (talk)


2. Working on various aricles of USCG cutters with which I have a connection.Tjlynnjr (talk) 11:14, 19 February 2011 (UTC)


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Regarding USCGC_Northwind_(WAGB-282)'s references[edit]

I have removed the list of references at the end since they weren't actually referencing anything in the article. If there is something that can be referenced by those sources, use them following the WP:CITE syntax. I have included the references I removed in the article's talk page for easy retrieval and convenience. ScottSteiner (talk) 11:05, 19 March 2011 (UTC)

To cite things, you should read the article at WP:CITE. It's a great help. It'll show you how to cite http://www.uscg.mil/history/webcutters/Northwind1945.asp you would do something along the lines of
<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.uscg.mil/history/webcutters/Northwind1945.asp|title=U.S. Coast Guard Cutter History|accessdate=2011-03-19}}</ref>
Which would produce: [1] after the fact you are citing the source for. You could then place that after relevant information which should be sourced. From looking at the website, you would do that for the builder/cost/yard number/other info provided (but just once, not for each set of data). ScottSteiner (talk) 11:49, 19 March 2011 (UTC)
  1. ^ "U.S. Coast Guard Cutter History". Retrieved 2011-03-19. 

Your edits of USCGC Fir (WLM-212)[edit]

Your recent edits of USCGC Fir (WLM-212) are appreciated. Regardless of how much I look at an article, I always miss something and your sharp eyes caught somethings I managed to overlook. A big Coast Guard welcome to Wikipedia from this retired chief petty officer. Cheers and have fun. Your contributions are valued. If you have questions, just ask. Cuprum17 (talk) 03:48, 8 April 2011 (UTC)

Hi Chief, If I knew your were stopping by I would have baked you a pie. I happy to find out somebody is still alive. My refences to Fir as WLB were the result of confusion. I knew full well she was WLM. Confusion came from writing on Tupelo and Magnolia. I am very new at this. My only qualifications might be "Master of Assorted Facts" and "Sea Story Teller". I eyeballed your page and see we share many affinities...even I was once a high powered SP5. Thank you for your comments and invitation to ask questions IAW the finest CG traditions....."Hey Boats...how do we do this ? " "Hell...I dunno...let's ask the Chief". From the Ancient, Honourable and Mystical Polar Order of the Charlie Noble we send you greetings. Semper Paratus (CS1) Tjlynnjr (talk) 21:16, 9 April 2011 (UTC).
I do love a good sea story. And another 'Ancient order of the Spec 5' to boot. What are the odds on that one? No kidding, there are plenty of Coast Guard articles on here that could use some help. Many of the cutter articles are incomplete and need some references. Although I was in the Army in Vietnam, I'm attempting to get down the story of the Coast Guard in Vietnam little by little. As I said before, if you need help, contact me on my talk page and I'll see what I can do to teach you the ropes. Did I understand your rate right? Commissaryman? or did I miss something? Did you have time on an Ice Braker? All my CG time was ATON on river tenders...once you get stuck there it's hard to leave. Cheers... Cuprum17 (talk) 23:04, 9 April 2011 (UTC)
We are a Coast Guard family since 1957, Chief. After WW II and Korean war service (FN to MM1) (USN) Dad was in Base Buffalo NY, CGC Winnebago, Base Sand Island Hono. TH, Magnolia, Base YBI SF CA, CGC Northwind, CGC Fir and CGC Tupelo MM1 to CWO3 (Eng). Yes.....I was a belly robber...otherwise I would not have been initiated into the mysteries of Charlie Noble...do not tell anyone though, since there are more conspiracy theories about it than the Illuminati. The Commissaryman rate went to MS to FS and back to CS ("Culinary Specialist")....very sophisitcated ;) No ice service, but I have eyeballed some breakers, and I know it's nice in the ice. Well, ATON is still hard work, Dad enjoyed it though. Please see my user page, click on the link to K7IWH. If you know any hams, especially Ancient Canoe Clubbers, tell them about my station. My primary army MOS was 94B3L. I will contact you on your talk page when I have a question. BTW Dad was Chief Engineer in Fir from 1969 to 1970. He also swore me into active duty in Seattle WA while Tupelo was in Todd Shipyards in 1971. Wishing you fair winds and following seas, TJ Tjlynnjr (talk) 23:58, 9 April 2011 (UTC).

Highjump[edit]

My pleasure. I enjoy conspiracy theory fiction; I can't stand seeing it represented as fact. James Haughton (talk) 12:59, 15 April 2011 (UTC)

Radioamateur aviation Europe[edit]

Hello
In Europe the use of radio ham's installation in a plane is strictly forbidden.
Bonjour
activités aviations. ( /AM pour les activités aviation mobiles mobiles )
En Europe l’utilisation d’une installation de radioamateur dans un avion est strictement interdite.
--F1jmm (talk) 20:09, 15 May 2012 (UTC)

Good day, thank you for the correction. Best wishes. Tjlynnjr (talk) 07:47, 16 May 2012 (UTC)

CAPT Charles W Thomas, USCG[edit]

Hi Tjlynnjr Thanks for the message on my Talk Charles Thomas ("uncle Tommy") was married to my grand mother's sister. I didn't know them as they died before I was born, but I did read the book "Ice is where you find it". Good work at expanding the article

BR, Mads — Preceding unsigned comment added by Madsbernhart (talkcontribs) 23:23, 14 July 2012 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

I don't want to spam you, but I think this is important, and would like to know your opinion. WingtipvorteX PTT 22:44, 3 August 2012 (UTC)

Winds[edit]

You have been interested in them in the past. Some editing has been going on about construction. Edisto was thinned a touch and referenced up a little, the rest have been added to. If Edisto was first, the rest would look different, your hull is probably better than what was used.Sammy D III (talk) 14:57, 13 December 2012 (UTC)

Thank you for your help, "Bravo Zulu" and best wishes. Tjlynnjr (talk) 07:43, 21 December 2012 (UTC)

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June 2013[edit]

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Thank you[edit]

Thank you very much. I have watched you plugging away, you improve articles. You are the local expert, but not bossy, you don’t act like you own the subject. You asked for input, I thought I’d give you support, you deserve it. The post is very flattering, but personal stuff is uncomfortable around here, different ways. Please do not be offended, but I’m going to blank the page, let the bots have it. Again, thank you very much, and you are doing a great job. See you around, I’m sure. Sammy D III (talk) 02:01, 20 August 2013 (UTC)

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Turkish crescent[edit]

Thanks for posting your research. I've developed quite an interest in this subject, ever since seeing a chapeau chinois in a Legion band. The Turkish connection is particularly hard to track down, since so few people, relatively speaking, understand Turkish. It looks as though you can be a key to getting some of that stuff. Lou Sander (talk) 17:41, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

We DO have a lot of things in common. I'm W3BOA, but I haven't been on the air since the 1960s. I was a pioneering Navy shipboard ham, operating from USS Rankin (AKA-103) around 1962, when shipboard operation was first authorized. When I left the ship, I spend a day on Vieques Island, off Puerto Rico, and operated some sort of ham station there. Totally by accident I had a QSO from there with famous ham Barry Goldwater. My only real connection with Turkey is a two-day visit to Izmir in 1964 when I was on a Med Cruise. I'm on Skype, also, as lsander153. Maybe we could use it for a semi-eyeball QSO. Lou Sander (talk) 04:53, 20 March 2014 (UTC)

Welcome to MILHIST[edit]

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Wikinic in Seattle[edit]

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Re: List of recipients of the George Medal[edit]

Thanks for the kind words. I haven't done any work there for a while. I need to take another crack at putting the rest of the names into a table. I have an excel template that helps but still a fair amount of work Gbawden (talk) 18:04, 1 July 2014 (UTC)

Turkish Cultural Foundation[edit]

This seems to be an absolutely First Class operation. Their stuff is very well written in English, and I imagine in Turkish and German as well. Their people seem to know all there is to know about Turkish music and instruments. I'm planning to get in touch with their U.S. office (Washington and/or Boston), and see if they can put me/us in touch with a fluent English-speaker who knows about mehter, standards, music, etc. Lou Sander (talk) 00:50, 2 August 2014 (UTC)

Greenland Patrol[edit]

Thank you for the encouragement and for the suggested information sources. I was especially pleased to find the remarkable diary of a 1942 Nanok crewman; because the descriptions of wartime Boston brought many recollections of the era of my youth there. Thewellman (talk) 05:49, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

Jetzt aber[edit]

Du bist fei a bsunderer. Bist denn scho beim de:E Clampus Vitus ? Do dats eini passen. Badische Grüße Serten (talk) 00:17, 27 August 2014 (UTC) PS.: I dat grads haberern übersetzen, dat mi frein, wannd helfa kunnst.

♫ Vielen dank für die Blumen...vielen dank...sehr nett von dir ♫ Waidmannsheil Tjlynnjr (talk) 01:43, 31 August 2014 (UTC) .

August 2014[edit]

Information icon I noticed that you have posted comments to the page User talk:Serten in a language other than English. When on the English-language Wikipedia, please always use English, no matter to whom you address your comments. This is so that comments may be comprehensible to the community at large. If the use of another language is unavoidable, please provide a translation of the comments. For more details, see Wikipedia:Talk page guidelines. Thank you. . Wikicology (talk) 07:41, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

Were trying to translate things for the English WP ;) Serten (talk) 12:29, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
@Serten: @Wikicology: I apologise. I will also apologise to User:Serten at his page in case he was offended. I have been here at enWiki since March 2008; a fair time, but I am not technically skilled (in this HTML ? stuff, or what ever it is I am doing now) or well versed in Wiki protocol etc. I only discovered the "Ping User" feature a few days ago (August 2014).
I went to Wikipedia:Talk page guidelines but could not find any rule forbidding other language use within user talk pages. I did see guidelines for "use English" in article talk/discussion pages. As I understand (?), this does not cover user pages/user talk pages. I went next to section 3 of same page entitled "User talk pages" and found nothing, Next I went to Wikipedia:User pages and found (?) nothing. Please clarify.
I reckoned other language use was OK since I have seen it in other user talk pages. I know it is not used, or at least not used without a translation, in article talk/discussion pages. Please also see here: [1] English is used extensively (albeit with apologies), which baffles me. I do know I can use the lousy translator here, and can seek 3rd Party or Wikipedia Embassy help.
I only met User:Serten recently (August 2014) in enWiki when he posted here. English is my primary language but I also know my ancestral languages.
He is from The Old Country so we have a bond of comradeship and naturally we would enjoy communicating in "any dialect, except High German". This also allows us to practise our lingual skills. I have also seen examples of several other editors communicating in other vernaculars on user talk/discussion pages here in enWiki. I do concede this may violate a Wiki-Policy as well. I know some are sensitive to the language issue, I am not, even if I do not know what is being said. I have even met a few people who refused to speak their native language, even though I spoke it ! Be assured Serten and I were not talking about you, but about a Wiki-translation.
I wish to thank you for being civil. The last time I encountered this situation in enWiki it offended me greatly. Editor "A" told Editor "B" to "speak English" on Editor "B"s user talk page. I was offended even though I do not know editors A & B. I do not share the nationality of editor A nor the race of editor B. I will happily and discreetly send you links to this page via Wiki-email should you wish. I have the dealt with The Ugly American overseas a bit who wondered why the natives spoke no English, it was embarrassing. Since I spoke a bit of the lingo I was not ugly however...but not really good looking either...well... I was buying...OK... I went native...but not unlike el-Lawrence of Arabia !
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I close with our ancient and honourable fire service motto (Ge: Wahlspruch) Gott zur ehr, dem Nächsten zur wehr---The Lord shall honour him that defendeth his Neighbour Tjlynnjr (talk) 20:20, 31 August 2014 (UTC) .
If you look at Speak White, i understand Tjlynnjr point about the offensive aspects he encountered then. Wikicology is formal but friendly. Imma mir da Ruah (keep a stiff upper lip ;) Serten (talk) 20:48, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
Interesting...I did not know of this article but I have actually witnessed this attitude in Canada and within the Canadian Forces (on Joint Operations), I feel sad for the Québécois since they are very friendly and hospitable to me. There is nothing I can do. I did click on your link to see the German World Champions...but who looks nice ? Wir beten um das Macht des Lieber und das beheligen des Nordlichtes---We pray for the power of Love and enlightenment of the Northlight Tjlynnjr (talk) 21:20, 31 August 2014 (UTC).
Hav a look on the video, Müller looks always on his right as Schweinsteiger is being interviewed by a Columbian beauty. Müller gives the answer in bavarian, Schweinsteiger translates in "you look nice". Serten (talk) 21:36, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

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Yes we can English as she spoke Serten (talk) 21:36, 31 August 2014 (UTC) User:Serten/Popular image of red indians in Germany Schaust amol? A bisserl a army is au dabei. Serten (talk) 00:43, 24 September 2014 (UTC)
I just have inserted some points about the Nordlichter ;) We have to translate de:Der Brandner Kasper, right? Serten (talk) 22:33, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
Yes, all is clear on your two comments above. The de:Der Brandner Kasper we can translate. I had forgotten this story which I heard bei the Bamberger Fire Brigade. Also if you like we can translate the article on Bavarian Symphony (Bayerische Sinfonie). Waidmannsheil Tjlynnjr (talk) 00:34, 1 September 2014 (UTC).
Ich schieß den Hirsch de:Bürgerjagd ;) Serten (talk) 01:45, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
Frau am Steuer ;) Serten (talk) 16:11, 26 September 2014 (UTC)

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I stumbled on him and remembered you. Have a nice day. Sammy D III (talk) 17:05, 9 June 2016 (UTC)

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Scale of justice 2.svg Hello, Tjlynnjr. Voting in the 2016 Arbitration Committee elections is open from Monday, 00:00, 21 November through Sunday, 23:59, 4 December to all unblocked users who have registered an account before Wednesday, 00:00, 28 October 2016 and have made at least 150 mainspace edits before Sunday, 00:00, 1 November 2016.

The Arbitration Committee is the panel of editors responsible for conducting the Wikipedia arbitration process. It has the authority to impose binding solutions to disputes between editors, primarily for serious conduct disputes the community has been unable to resolve. This includes the authority to impose site bans, topic bans, editing restrictions, and other measures needed to maintain our editing environment. The arbitration policy describes the Committee's roles and responsibilities in greater detail.

If you wish to participate in the 2016 election, please review the candidates' statements and submit your choices on the voting page. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 22:08, 21 November 2016 (UTC)

Voting for the Military history WikiProject Historian and Newcomer of the Year is ending soon![edit]

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Time is running out to voting for the Military Historian and Newcomer of the year! If you have not yet cast a vote, please consider doing so soon. The voting will end on 31 December at 23:59 UTC, with the presentation of the awards to the winners and runners up to occur on 1 January 2017. For the Military history WikiProject Coordinators, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 05:01, 29 December 2016 (UTC)

This message was sent as a courtesy reminder to all active members of the Military History WikiProject.

March Madness 2017[edit]

G'day all, please be advised that throughout March 2017 the Military history Wikiproject is running its March Madness drive. This is a backlog drive that is focused on several key areas:

  • tagging and assessing articles that fall within the project's scope
  • updating the project's currently listed A-class articles to ensure their ongoing compliance with the listed criteria
  • creating articles that are listed as "requested" on the project's various task force pages or other lists of missing articles.

As with past Milhist drives, there are points awarded for working on articles in the targeted areas, with barnstars being awarded at the end for different levels of achievement.

The drive is open to all Wikipedians, not just members of the Military history project, although only work on articles that fall (broadly) within the military history scope will be considered eligible. More information can be found here for those that are interested, and members can sign up as participants at that page also.

The drive starts at 00:01 UTC on 1 March and runs until 23:59 UTC on 31 March 2017, so please sign up now.

For the Milhist co-ordinators. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) & MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 07:24, 26 February 2017 (UTC)

2017 Military history WikiProject Coordinator election[edit]

Greetings from the Military history WikiProject! Elections for the Military history WikiProject Coordinators are currently underway. As a member of the WikiProject you are cordially invited to take part by casting your vote(s) for the candidates on the election page. This year's election will conclude at 23:59 UTC 29 September. Thank you for your time. For the current tranche of Coordinators, AustralianRupert (talk) 10:39, 21 September 2017 (UTC)