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Search: Posts Made By: Roger Griffiths
Forum: Say Hello 18th November 2019, 20:31
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello again, Hugh is correct regarding Crew...

Hello again,
Hugh is correct regarding Crew Agreements and Logbooks of the majority of RN ships in WW2. Apart from the early war years, Logbooks for RN ships smaller than a Cruiser have not...
Forum: Ship Research 10th November 2019, 14:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By Roger Griffiths
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/1410377...

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/14103779?searchTerm=westgate&searchLimits=l-state=New+South+Wales|||sortby=dateAsc|||l-title=35

regards
Roger
Forum: Ship Research 10th November 2019, 13:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello and welcome. Some basic links for you. ...

Hello and welcome.
Some basic links for you.
https://www.crewlist.org.uk/data/viewimages?year=1900&name=WESTGATE&steamsail=Sail&year=1897+&submit=enter

Search Crew Agreements with official...
Forum: Say Hello 5th November 2019, 14:54
Replies: 16
Views: 2,699
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello, The Logbook of BALTROVER official number...

Hello,
The Logbook of BALTROVER official number 132840, covering the date 03/MAY/1944 should give any account of the incident.

https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C11070195


...
Forum: Say Hello 5th November 2019, 14:16
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello again, Your father's service number would...

Hello again,
Your father's service number would suggest he was a Royal Navy DEMS Gunner.

https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/maritime/archive/sheet/71

DEMS are always difficult to research. ...
Forum: Say Hello 5th November 2019, 13:46
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello and welcome, You should first of all...

Hello and welcome,
You should first of all download the Movement Card of GAELIC STAR.

https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8652068

This will give you a comprehensive record of...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 1st November 2019, 14:07
Replies: 2,197
Views: 484,183
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello Trevor, Long time no speak, I trust you...

Hello Trevor,
Long time no speak, I trust you are well.

I guess you have "Grimsby's Fighting Fleet"

As regards to Logbooks. You may find some early ones in ADM 53 but after early 1940 you may...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 27th October 2019, 19:07
Replies: 370
Views: 136,016
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello, According to her last onshore Crew...

Hello,
According to her last onshore Crew Agreement. Her Master was William Cook. It seems Henry Boon was Mate.
https://www.mun.ca/mha/1881/onview.php?Record_ID=21647&pagev=1
Makes interesting...
Forum: Ship Research 26th October 2019, 19:06
Replies: 30
Views: 1,719
Posted By Roger Griffiths
The information posted by Steven and Greenock...

The information posted by Steven and Greenock refers to the 1957 built motor ship DUNCRAIG official number 185784.
Prudence asked for voyage details of the vessel named DUNCRAIG official number...
Forum: Ship Research 25th October 2019, 23:17
Replies: 30
Views: 1,719
Posted By Roger Griffiths
The ship with the official number 63737 was a...

The ship with the official number 63737 was a Glasgow registered Barque of 699 tons.
https://www.crewlist.org.uk/data/vesselsnum?officialnumber=63737&submit=search...
Forum: Ship Research 25th October 2019, 19:16
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Primrose, ...

Primrose,
https://www.crewlist.org.uk/data/vesselsalpha?shipsearch=Seiriol+Wyn&SearchType=Exact&submit=search
https://www.archive.org/stream/lloydsregisters23unkngoog#page/n729/mode/2up (Page730)...
Forum: Ship Research 24th October 2019, 16:23
Replies: 14
Views: 5,315
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Thanks for the information Bill. I cannot...

Thanks for the information Bill.
I cannot believe my original post was over 11 years ago!
I have e-mailed Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society and await an answer.

Regards
Roger
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 22nd October 2019, 16:00
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello again, As suspected COMMODORE (not...

Hello again,
As suspected COMMODORE (not COMMEDORE) was a merchant vessel rather than Royal Navy. The terms used to describe some members of crew such as Master and Mate were merchant service...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 21st October 2019, 11:53
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Morning Hugh, Should have gone to Specsavers! ...

Morning Hugh,
Should have gone to Specsavers!

regards
Roger
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 20th October 2019, 20:18
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello again, You should be able to obtain the...

Hello again,
You should be able to obtain the last Crew Agreement of ROSEHEATH official number 20194 from
https://www.mun.ca/mha/holdings/viewcombinedcrews.php?Official_No=20194
Amongest other...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 20th October 2019, 14:47
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello, I would agree with you that Number 2...

Hello,
I would agree with you that Number 2 may be erroneous but not beyond the realms. Not least because I cannot find a Royal Navy ship or Shore Establishment with this name! Maybe other's can...
Forum: Say Hello 18th October 2019, 15:35
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Roger Griffiths
OK, Please let us know how you get on. ...

OK,
Please let us know how you get on.

regards
Roger
Forum: Say Hello 15th October 2019, 15:16
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello again, The link below gives details of...

Hello again,
The link below gives details of your fathers "Seaman's Pouch"
This relates to individual seamen filed together in a pouch. The documents inside, may include application forms ,...
Forum: Say Hello 14th October 2019, 14:45
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello, I am coming up with three possibles. ...

Hello,
I am coming up with three possibles.
NELSON J Born Belfast 19/01/1915
NELSON J Born Belfast 01/04/1920
NELSON JWB Born Belfast 01/04/1921

Any of these your Father?

regards
Roger
Forum: Ship Research 5th October 2019, 21:24
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello again, Somewhat sketchy newspaper reports...

Hello again,
Somewhat sketchy newspaper reports give her at St Helena on the 26/12/1889. Voyage Calcutta for London UK.
5/Jan/1890. Sighted 30N 39W.
18/01/1890 Gravesend.
15/03/1890 Outbound off...
Forum: Ship Research 4th October 2019, 20:08
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello, Lloyds Register of Shipping 1889 has no...

Hello,
Lloyds Register of Shipping 1889 has no mention of a ship named EMPRESS OF ARRAGON, https://www.archive.org/stream/lloydsregisters28unkngoog#page/n6/mode/2up
Neither doe's The Mercantile...
Forum: Ship Research 24th September 2019, 20:57
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello, Could you tell us what year/s your g/g...

Hello,
Could you tell us what year/s your g/g grandfather was Master of KITTIWAKE. Official number 106018?
Could you tell us when and where he was born?
Do you have any Crew Agreements and...
Forum: Ship Research 17th September 2019, 12:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,273
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello, Just to confirm the movements of JVO....

Hello,
Just to confirm the movements of JVO. Taken from documents in the British National Archive. Reference MT40/147. See attached.

May I ask where the dates of departure and arrival are...
Forum: Say Hello 11th September 2019, 11:25
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello, This seems to be your fathers Seamans...

Hello,
This seems to be your fathers Seamans Pouch.
https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C8186498
Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Central Register of Seamen: Seamen's Records...
Forum: Histories 8th September 2019, 21:56
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By Roger Griffiths
Hello, Seems there are some wires crossed some...

Hello,
Seems there are some wires crossed some where.
According to "Ships Of The Royal Navy" by J J Colledge. There was only one HMS VOLTA. A 159 ton Trawler hired in 1918-1919!
Wiki says He was...
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