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Search: Posts Made By: Tim Webb
Forum: Royal Navy 6th December 2019, 07:30
Replies: 50
Views: 8,174
Posted By Tim Webb
Not sure I have seen this above. The aircraft...

Not sure I have seen this above. The aircraft carriers QE & POW were designed with a hinged mast to allow them to get to sea. I believe the section is approx 6 feet (or approx 2 metres in today's...
Forum: Royal Navy 19th June 2019, 12:54
Replies: 4
Views: 2,846
Posted By Tim Webb
Your grandad was correct I have an Abrahams ...

Your grandad was correct I have an Abrahams photo showing SS ORIANA aground and HMS MYSTIC (G3A) aground alongside the liner. I will scan and post on the site later this week
Forum: Royal Navy 26th December 2009, 13:04
Replies: 6
Views: 3,262
Posted By Tim Webb
Commissioned at Boston on 15th March 1943. ...

Commissioned at Boston on 15th March 1943.

Berry was powered by Evarts diesel engines and was one of the few Captains to be fitted with twin Bofor weapons in place of the normal US quad 1.1 ...
Forum: Royal Navy 15th November 2009, 10:52
Replies: 26
Views: 8,270
Posted By Tim Webb
Barbican

Ceylon 220
A recent update to this thread lead me to your old request for a photo of Barbican, I see you have since found on, I have dug one out of my collection which was purchased as being...
Forum: Royal Navy 25th October 2009, 09:54
Replies: 7
Views: 2,626
Posted By Tim Webb
HMS Internos and Renascent

Just a few scraps of information to add to what Peter 4447 has already posted.
HMS INTERNOS, hired Nov 1939 as a minesweeper, became a TRV in June 1943 until returned to civilian use in March 1946...
Forum: Say Hello 25th May 2008, 15:23
Replies: 16
Views: 2,191
Posted By Tim Webb
The Altmark did not survive the war, she was...

The Altmark did not survive the war, she was renamed Uckermark on her return to Germany after the Cossack Incident.
She became a total loss as a result of an explosion on the 30/11/1942 while...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 4th August 2005, 16:14
Replies: 11
Views: 3,926
Posted By Tim Webb
Swin

I have just come across the following site which briefly mentions Swin's involvement in the Suez crisis

http://www.britains-smallwars.com/suez/untis.html...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 4th August 2005, 00:54
Replies: 11
Views: 3,926
Posted By Tim Webb
HMS Swin

SWIN was built as a Coastal Salvage Vessel for the Royal Navy, she was launched on the 25 March 1944 as HMS Shipway, being remnamed Swin in August 1944, completed Oct 1944
She was built by A.Hall...
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