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Discharge Book and Voyage details
 
April 28, 2021   •   11 posts   •   177 views
 
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Michael Cumming said — How would I go about finding my discharge book number, and details on the voyages I made on various ships I have the names of the ships and approximate dates. I was R/O from 1971 ...

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Need help regarding Greaser/Donkeyman Thomas Joseph Fieldhouse dis number: 1133611
 
April 27, 2021   •   3 posts   •   114 views
 
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Kevin Fieldhouse said — Hello, I am doing family history regarding my late uncle, Thomas Joseph Fieldhouse who was a greaser/Donkeyman from mid 1920s to 1955. Date of birth 9/8/1902 Place of birth: London ...

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We did this
 
April 29, 2021   •   26 posts   •   493 views
 
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Lewis McColl said — We are all guilty of this, but I would bet my last £1.00 we are all socially aware today and look with disgust at sights like these. But I am convinced this crap comes from shore ...

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no name
 
May 01, 2021   •   27 posts   •   433 views
 
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Mike Hall said — [image] This picture was put in the Gallery with no name. Can anyone Identify her. Thankyou

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Snooker
 
April 30, 2021   •   14 posts   •   241 views
 
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Michael Black said — I have been watching some of the snooker on the T.V. at the moment. After a few days my wife my asked me if I could play, as she has never known me to. So I said I used to play ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth
 
April 28, 2021   •   15 posts   •   300 views
 
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Lewis McColl said — Curious, how many maiden voyages is this ship going to actually have. Under the current climate I would not advise the RN that calling to India is a wise move??

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HMS Victory
 
April 29, 2021   •   31 posts   •   776 views
 
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j.sabourn said — #20.. I believe I said in another post sailed with a chief Engineer from Portsmouth who sailed in subs during the war a bloke called Fuchter , smashing bloke to go ashore with. ...

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Merchant Navy Records
 
April 27, 2021   •   10 posts   •   286 views
 
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Kevin Matthews said — Hello All, I just joined this group and I am trying to locate any information on my Grandfather John Joseph Matthews, who served in the Merchant Navy from 1909-1912 until he retired ...

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New Royal Yacht
 
May 03, 2021   •   16 posts   •   196 views
 
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vic mcclymont said — According to Sky News online, the Government is set to announce the building of a new Royal Yacht. The new yacht is estimated to cost £200m and Cammel Lairds are favorites to build ...

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medics aboard
 
April 30, 2021   •   7 posts   •   141 views
 
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cappy said — As a ist tripper in sydney .....i had good fun in the rocks area bars .....but standing on circular quay in the 50s was a lot different to circular quay of today .......any way ...

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