3rd August 2021

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The Real Cruel Sea
 
August 01, 2021   •   21 posts   •   178 views
 
Recommended Books
 
 

j.sabourn said — By Richard Woodman who as many know is a prolific writer of maritime stories both fiction and fact. Many will have probably read , I haven"t and doubt I will ever sit down and read from end to end as there are 781 pages of fairly close ...

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Sea chest and painting information request
 
July 21, 2021   •   58 posts   •   1,976 views
 
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Neil Fairman said — The sea chest above belonged to a merchant seaman, my great, great, grandfather, Edward Coleman. His ship was the Airlie vessel 72545 – built 1875 – Iron sailing vessel 3 masted ship – Built by Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd. Govan. Involved ...

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Interesting for the navigators
 
July 29, 2021   •   19 posts   •   373 views
 
Merchant Navy General Postings
 
 

Keith Tindell said — Although not a navigator at sea, have always been interested in the art, and took my RYA Yachtmasters when i had a sail boat. This article was on the BBC site yesterday, and sets ...

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Pussers Rum
 
July 28, 2021   •   21 posts   •   458 views
 
Royal Navy
 
 

j.sabourn said — July 31 st. We celebrate one of the longest and unbroken traditions in Seafaring History , known as Black tot day. Prior to 1655 sailors were given daily rations of beer or Brandy ...

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London the biggest port in Britain
 
August 01, 2021   •   6 posts   •   162 views
 
Merchant Navy General Postings
 
 

John Arton said — Interesting article on how London as a port has evolved. Rgds J.A. [link]

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U.K. crew member killed on board tanker
 
July 30, 2021   •   5 posts   •   198 views
 
Merchant Navy General Postings
 
 

John Arton said — From the Metro, the vessel is a Zodiac Marine tanker and they have close links to an Israeli billionaire. Rgds J.A. [link]

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MV Eastern Moon and MV Danny Rose
 
July 28, 2021   •   8 posts   •   215 views
 
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Peter Copley said — Hi everyone. Does anyone know anything about two ships I met the crew of, in Japan, back around 1967-68, the 'MV Danny Rose' and the 'MV Eastern Moon'? The Danny Rose was fully ...

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Making Olympic class anchors
 
July 30, 2021   ���   3 posts   •   99 views
 
Merchant Navy General Postings
 
 

Marian Gray said — #1, Thank you Lewis, enjoyed that. My 9yr old grandson Hamish is working further on his PowerPoint presentation of the Titanic when he returns to school. He'll be thrilled with ...

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Manchester Liners
 
July 30, 2021   •   2 posts   •   67 views
 
Manchester Liners
 
 

Ralph Harper said — Hi everyone bean away for a while ,but all though not written ought kept up with what's going on. Thanks to Brian managed to get signed on again Well I was very interested in the ...

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Proms 2021: First Night of the Proms.
 
July 29, 2021   •   1 post   •   73 views
 
Music
 
 

Keith at Tregenna said — An occasion to help us get over the pandemic ? Lot's going to occur this season. Not wanting it to be over to quick but, love the Last Night.. ROYAL ALBERT HALL. Last Night of ...

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