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Search: Posts Made By: neilsaunders
Forum: Ship Research 14th July 2019, 12:29
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By neilsaunders
Dear Roger, thank you for your excellent reply....

Dear Roger, thank you for your excellent reply. You are quite right - I had assumed from the grave inscription that he had perished along with the crew and ship. After rereading, it could be that his...
Forum: Ship Research 24th March 2019, 06:53
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By neilsaunders
HMS Wideawake

I've found reference to the sinking of this ship in 1860 and wondered where to find our more as my internet searches haven't found this ship.

From the gravestone of Peter McCulloch of Barncorkrie,...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 12th August 2018, 11:40
Replies: 0
Views: 705
Posted By neilsaunders
Brazilian Shipping Lines

I wondered if anyone knows much about these two historic shipping lines:

1. US & Brazil Mail SSC; and
2. Liverpool Brazil and River Plate company

I'm interest to know what happened to them and...
Forum: Ship Research 7th July 2018, 08:37
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By neilsaunders
Scotian (1910-1922)

Hello!

Can anyone help me with finding a picture of this ship?

Ship Name: Scotian
Years in service: 1910-1922
Funnels: 1
Masts: 2
Aliases: Marglen (1922), Ex-Statendam (1910)
Shipping...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 23rd April 2018, 23:58
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By neilsaunders
Thanks Bill. Yes I did search their records but...

Thanks Bill. Yes I did search their records but no match unfortunately. My thoughts were to figure out what ship they might have been on in 1890. There were 7 of them so it must have been an...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 22nd April 2018, 09:32
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By neilsaunders
Rio to US in 1890

Hi folks,
I wondered if anyone could guide me here. My family was living in Rio De Janeiro, Brasil and they boarded a ship in 1890 to emigrate to the US. I'm not sure where they landed in the US but...
Forum: Ship Research 14th December 2017, 22:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By neilsaunders
Thank you Vic! That's fantastic. It would...

Thank you Vic!
That's fantastic. It would certainly have been the most convenient option to travel by steamer to Liverpool. What a handsome looking boat she was!

Carlisle Archives have the...
Forum: Ship Research 14th December 2017, 02:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By neilsaunders
Wow thank you Ted, Eddy and Roger for all this...

Wow thank you Ted, Eddy and Roger for all this information. It sounds like the Maryport vessel is the one. Interestingly my ancestors lived in Glenluce, Wigtownshire which is just across the water...
Forum: Ship Research 30th August 2017, 07:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By neilsaunders
Looking for the 'John Ritson'

Does anyone have information about the 'John Ritson' which was in operation from Liverpool to Buenos Aires in 1866 (see http://immigrantships.net/irish_arg/irish_arg1866_67.html#John%20Ritson). I'm...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 21st July 2017, 02:07
Replies: 7
Views: 2,411
Posted By neilsaunders
Shipping Lines of 1960

Hi there,
I'm looking for some help to construct a list of shipping lines that would have offered passenger travel in 1960 on the UK - Gibraltar - Malta - Aden - Bombay route. I've been researching...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 19th July 2017, 01:38
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By neilsaunders
Thanks Roger. A new piece of information...

Thanks Roger. A new piece of information indicates the ship may have sunk after leaving Gibraltar heading towards the UK. I'm expanding my search now. Looking at older shipping routes, it appears...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 10th July 2017, 08:20
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By neilsaunders
Thanks Roger. Some digging found the article in...

Thanks Roger. Some digging found the article in The Times. Doesn't look like this is the one unfortunately. Laura was widowed by 1960, her children grown up. Perhaps she was travelling as a passenger...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 28th June 2017, 09:41
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By neilsaunders
Thanks Martin. Yes, these are her earlier trips...

Thanks Martin. Yes, these are her earlier trips (and other family members). I suppose what i'm looking for is help to find the name of the ship that sunk around 1960 on the Bombay -> Aden -> Suez ->...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 28th June 2017, 04:30
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By neilsaunders
Lost at sea

Hello,
I'm trying to locate a ship that my ancestor who lived in Bombay, India was on that sank around 1960. The ship apparently sank while travelling from Aden to the UK (Southampton?). From...
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