Hello looking for boat 2258

6th June 2009, 07:01
HI I'm new here. My Grandad was on the HMS Sycamore during world war 2 but there is no records of him being on there. Is there any websites that I can go to to find out? Also I'd l ike to see a photo of the ship something to cheer my Grandad up!!(==D)

bert thompson
6th June 2009, 08:27
Welcome. Hope you soon have answers to your query
Best wishes

Steve Woodward
6th June 2009, 09:26
There is an image of Sycamore on this website CLICK HERE (http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/naval_trawlers.htm) - they sell larger images if you want one another image is HERE (http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/images/hmssycamorempl3275.jpg)

this site has a bit of info : http://www.mcdoa.org.uk/ww_ii_awards_for_rn_minesweeping_L.htm
this page : http://www.mcdoa.org.uk/ww_ii_awards_for_rn_minesweeping_L.htm has a mention of Sycamore

also these folk may be able to help :
Royal Naval Patrol Service Museum
RNPS Association
Sparrow's Nest Gardens
Whapload Road
NR32 1XG

Website for above : http://www.rnps.lowestoft.org.uk/museum.htm

Hope this is of some help

K urgess
6th June 2009, 12:32
Welcome aboard from northern East Yorkshire.
I see the crew have been helpful already.
Enjoy the voyage.

7th June 2009, 13:16
Welcome onboard to SN and enjoy the voyage

7th June 2009, 15:02
Welcome from Lancashire.
I hope you will enjoy the site.

8th June 2009, 11:48
Greetings MS and welcome to SN. Bon voyage.