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Search: Posts Made By: wightspirit
Forum: Ship Research 2nd May 2020, 10:36
Replies: 99
Views: 84,653
Posted By wightspirit
It's here:...

It's here: https://plimsoll.southampton.gov.uk/SOTON_Documents/Plimsoll/15132.pdf

This might also be of interest:...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 15th April 2020, 09:37
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By wightspirit
A copy of the crew agreement for this vessel for...

A copy of the crew agreement for this vessel for 1898 is available here. It's worth checking first that it covers October 1898:
...
Forum: Ship Research 13th April 2020, 14:57
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By wightspirit
You might find the answers you seek (merchant...

You might find the answers you seek (merchant shipping movement cards)here: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8653285

Dave W
Forum: Ship Research 24th March 2020, 16:24
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By wightspirit
As a start, go here:...

As a start, go here: https://www.digishelf.de/objekt/54962810X36/1/
which is similar to Lloyd's Register of Shipping (the vessel is not listed in Lloyd's, but it is in the Bureau Veritas, above)....
Forum: Ship Research 21st March 2020, 17:59
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By wightspirit
NE = New Engine 1927. Dave W

NE = New Engine 1927.

Dave W
Forum: Ship Research 14th March 2020, 17:47
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By wightspirit
The loss was widely reported in the British press...

The loss was widely reported in the British press - search British Newspapers online to find the information. The ship's master gave a detailed account of what took place, and there are indications...
Forum: Ship Research 5th March 2020, 14:50
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By wightspirit
Some info on him here:...

Some info on him here: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C2617595 and here though this might not be one and the same man:...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 22nd January 2020, 14:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,721
Posted By wightspirit
If you haven't tried this site, there are a...

If you haven't tried this site, there are a couple of pages on the Hetton: http://www.convoyweb.org.uk/hague/index.html

Dave W
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 11th January 2020, 13:12
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By wightspirit
He's very likely to be one or more of these:...

He's very likely to be one or more of these: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_aq=murdo%20maciver&_ep=1900&_cr=bt&_dss=range&_sd=1914&_ed=1945&_ro=any&_st=adv
In addition, there...
Forum: Ship Research 27th December 2019, 09:57
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By wightspirit
No photos but take your pick anyway:...

No photos but take your pick anyway: http://www.tyneandweararchives.org.uk/DServe2/dserve.exe

Dave W
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 15th December 2019, 11:47
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By wightspirit
It's probably the Hindostan... Dave W

It's probably the Hindostan...

Dave W
Forum: Ship Research 13th December 2019, 16:51
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By wightspirit
Sounds like it is the Hindostan... Dave W

Sounds like it is the Hindostan...

Dave W
Forum: Ship Research 4th November 2019, 22:56
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By wightspirit
Lots of info here:...

Lots of info here: http://www.convoyweb.org.uk/hague/index.html
He may be one of these:...
Forum: Ship Research 6th October 2019, 09:56
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By wightspirit
You will find quite a lot of detail on her...

You will find quite a lot of detail on her voyages if you go to your local reference library. Providing they are subscribers, search British newspapers online, specifically Lloyd's List, and you'll...
Forum: Histories 6th September 2019, 17:47
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By wightspirit
You could start with William Dolben's service...

You could start with William Dolben's service record, available from the National Archives. Go here, enter his name and the reference ADM, and you'll find it: ...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 2nd September 2019, 09:25
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By wightspirit
Start your search here: ...

Start your search here: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/advanced-search

Use the reference BT and you'll find references to each of your ships. None of it is downloadable but can be...
Forum: Ship Research 29th August 2019, 16:26
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By wightspirit
According to the 1899 edition of Lloyd's Register...

According to the 1899 edition of Lloyd's Register of Shipping, she was 546 tons gross, 462 tons under deck. I don't know what 650M refers to - possibly 650 tons maximum capacity.

Dave W
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 14th June 2019, 13:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,657
Posted By wightspirit
Start your search here:...

Start your search here: http://www.crewlist.org.uk/data/vesselsalpha?shipsearch=golconda&SearchType=Exact&submit=search

Once you've identified the right ship, search this site under the ship's...
Forum: Ship Research 6th June 2019, 12:02
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By wightspirit
I think this may be the Algama, 774 tons, ON...

I think this may be the Algama, 774 tons, ON 117741, built 1904 by Fullerton, Paisley, as Lycidas. Brief history: Name changed 1912 to Clydebank, 1913 to Algama, 1915 to Eastford, 1915 to Algama....
Forum: Say Hello 6th May 2019, 11:11
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By wightspirit
If he was the sole survivor, he would have been...

If he was the sole survivor, he would have been interviewed by the Admiralty and reports prepared from what he said. These are very well represented in the National Archives, where you'll find the...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd May 2019, 14:06
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By wightspirit
To obtain the most detailed information on the...

To obtain the most detailed information on the voyages of the Dalcross, the best bet is to consult Lloyd's List newspaper. I'm not sure but I think these can be consulted on microfiche or microfilm...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd May 2019, 10:52
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By wightspirit
Archive records for Napier's are held here: ...

Archive records for Napier's are held here:

Glasgow Museum of Transport. They seem to hold the majority of information. In enquiring with them, it might help you to quote Stanley's yard number -...
Forum: Say Hello 28th March 2019, 12:52
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By wightspirit
Hi Valerie Assuming your ancestor was David...

Hi Valerie
Assuming your ancestor was David Bassett, born Llanelly around 1809, you might want to check the Ancestry website (ancestry.co.uk) and search under 'UK and Ireland, Masters and Mates...
Forum: Say Hello 24th March 2019, 11:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By wightspirit
Is this him?:...

Is this him?: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16596840.

Looks like it is - you'll be able to order a copy from the UK National Archives.

Dave W
Forum: Ship Research 18th March 2019, 15:18
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By wightspirit
Built Cowes, Isle of Wight, in 1936, and...

Built Cowes, Isle of Wight, in 1936, and registered Rochester same year. Steel motor vessel, 60' 3" in length, 15' 4" beam, depth of holds 6' 3". Gross tonnage 47 tons. Engine horse power 260 BHP....
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