19th October 2021

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Adams Cyril Stanley
October 17, 2021   •   7 posts   •   467 views
Looking For

Keith Adams said — Hello JS. I never thought i would be able to discover anything about Cyril, Stanley Adams, my Dad’s sea service as it began at 16 on a Norwegian ship and didn’t know ...

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Are these ship's numbers?
October 12, 2021   •   8 posts   •   196 views
Merchant Navy General Postings

Kerrie Alexander said — Hi I had wonderful help here with the name of the ship Bereby and now I'm asking for more assistance please. I've attached a scan of part of a card I downloaded from Find My Past ...

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Wasteful Thinking
October 17, 2021   •   26 posts   •   383 views
Ask the Forum

Paul Racine said — While watching a u tube video about waste disposal methods on modern cruise ships (which was amazing) I got to thinking about our 60's ships and how we got rid of our head waste ...

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A memorable day, at Camden Pool.
October 11, 2021   •   22 posts   •   548 views
Merchant Navy General Postings

John F Collier said — The recent Ships Funnels thread brought back these memories: After leaving TS Vindicatrix 7th July 1955 aged sixteen, I was summoned to the Shipping Federation office at Londons ...

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North Atlantic Convoys - 1943
October 13, 2021   •   4 posts   •   165 views
Ask the Forum

Jeff White said — Hi all Just discovered some old ship sketches that my late father-in-law had done when he was in the MN during WW2. One is of a convoy in the North Atlantic 1943 and I really would ...

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Joseph desroches, ab
October 15, 2021   •   2 posts   •   92 views
Poetry & Ballads

Ian Adrian Millar said — JOSEPH DESROCHES, AB Joseph DesRoches had heard the call, He signed aboard at Montreal. VANCOUVER ISLAND sealed his fate, In convoy SC-48. A brave young man had left his home, ...

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Keith Adams
October 13, 2021   •   14 posts   •   505 views
Crew - Listed Alphabetically

Keith Adams said — Hello JS. Actually i almost forgot the more recent ships as US just gives one Discharge slip, much like a UK Watch Keeping Certificate. I much prefer the UK Discharge Book method ...

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