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Search: Posts Made By: peter drake
Forum: Royal Navy 10th January 2018, 18:21
Replies: 0
Views: 661
Posted By peter drake
Lse 50

Hi all I am looking for any information about this ship I have a photo of it in Malta and I think it was at Gold beach on or shortly after D day. A friends father served on this ship and although she...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 20th June 2017, 10:42
Replies: 41
Views: 16,978
Posted By peter drake
I sailed as a junior engineer on Romanby. Joined...

I sailed as a junior engineer on Romanby. Joined on new years eve 1960 in Hull and paid off in Feb 1962 . It was supposed to be a short trip States and back but they forgot to tell us it was via...
Forum: Say Hello 21st April 2015, 17:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By peter drake
Hi Rob Have you seen the book "United Towing...

Hi Rob Have you seen the book "United Towing 1920-1991 by Alan Ford . (Hutton Press 1990). I don't know if it is still in print but Hull maritime museum may help. I think there a few ex United guys...
Forum: Say Hello 2nd September 2014, 17:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By peter drake
Hi Footsie. My father in law was on trawlers...

Hi Footsie. My father in law was on trawlers before and after the war but served on the rescue ship Accrington during the war. Some trawlers were used as minesweepers and some as convoy escourts. It...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd April 2014, 21:06
Replies: 16
Views: 2,341
Posted By peter drake
Hi Oldun Try Hull Museums Collections tel 01482...

Hi Oldun Try Hull Museums Collections tel 01482 300300 I am fairly sure they have info on Rinaldo as it was a Hull registered ship

Good Luck

Pete
Forum: Ship Research 18th January 2013, 15:52
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By peter drake
Hi Jonathan H393 was the Hull trawler...

Hi Jonathan
H393 was the Hull trawler Eastcoates. It was requisitioned as a minesweeper and worked for the US navy. It was transferred to Fleetwood and renamed Butterfly.
If you search Hull and...
Forum: Ship Research 24th January 2012, 19:50
Replies: 70
Views: 23,457
Posted By peter drake
Hi Patpaul Try to get hold of a copy of Billy...

Hi Patpaul
Try to get hold of a copy of Billy McGee's book Ropners Navy . There is a picture of Warlaby and mention of James Gilmour. Billy is the fount of all knowledge on Ropners

Pete
Forum: Ship Research 14th January 2012, 15:40
Replies: 17
Views: 3,077
Posted By peter drake
Hi Peter There are many people on this site...

Hi Peter
There are many people on this site who will be interested to learn more of your grandfathers story. If you log onto photoship Co uk there are a couple of pictures of Levenpool. I served as...
Forum: Say Hello 4th September 2011, 20:04
Replies: 7
Views: 2,056
Posted By peter drake
Hi Bob Billy McGee's excellent book Ropners Navy...

Hi Bob Billy McGee's excellent book Ropners Navy States that Fishpool was hit by two direct hits which set the cargo on fire blowing the ship to pieces .Eighteen of her crew survived.

Pete
Forum: Fishing Vessels 19th February 2011, 20:24
Replies: 0
Views: 964
Posted By peter drake
Sailing Coble "Three Brothers"

The last sailing coble in Bridlington The Three Brothers is due for survey in May and there are serious concerns she may have to be scrapped.Three Brothers was built in Brid in 1912 at a cost of 75...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 9th January 2011, 15:43
Replies: 84
Views: 17,145
Posted By peter drake
Come on lads You will be expecting Coronation...

Come on lads You will be expecting Coronation Street to be like a real back street next !!

Pete
Forum: Ship Research 14th November 2010, 20:35
Replies: 70
Views: 23,457
Posted By peter drake
There is a picture of Reedpool in Billy McGee's...

There is a picture of Reedpool in Billy McGee's book " Ropners Navy "

Pete
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 6th October 2010, 21:07
Replies: 37
Views: 2,970
Posted By peter drake
I seem to remember he had a private yatch at one...

I seem to remember he had a private yatch at one time berthed at Shoreham or Port Slade. Has anyone any info?

Pete
Forum: Tugs 20th May 2010, 20:45
Replies: 19
Views: 8,557
Posted By peter drake
Graeme I think it's Tinto Pete

Graeme

I think it's Tinto

Pete
Forum: Say Hello 12th May 2010, 21:20
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By peter drake
Welcome mate . Just let us know what ship and...

Welcome mate . Just let us know what ship and where bound. You never know your luck you may have shipmates here

Pete
Forum: Say Hello 31st March 2010, 21:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,065
Posted By peter drake
Hi 4jays Google Southella H303 Pete

Hi 4jays
Google Southella H303

Pete
Forum: Say Hello 31st March 2010, 21:22
Replies: 9
Views: 1,433
Posted By peter drake
Hi Anne The company was founded in 1913 by...

Hi Anne

The company was founded in 1913 by Tom Hudson who came to Hull from Greenwich. The ships were passed to Ross Group in 1960

Hope you find what you are looking for

Pete
Forum: Ship Research 19th January 2010, 20:24
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By peter drake
Steve I think it was Manitowoc Marine If you...

Steve

I think it was Manitowoc Marine If you log onto Wisconsin Maritime Museum you may get some of your answers

Pete
Forum: Ship Research 9th December 2009, 15:20
Replies: 13
Views: 2,419
Posted By peter drake
David Stick Blackburn Buccaneer Langkloof on...

David
Stick Blackburn Buccaneer Langkloof on Google .There is a pic of them on the dockside

Pete
Forum: Ship Research 8th December 2009, 17:46
Replies: 13
Views: 2,419
Posted By peter drake
Hi Dave Have you tried the Hull Daily Mail ...

Hi Dave

Have you tried the Hull Daily Mail

Pete
Forum: Tugs 29th November 2009, 20:43
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By peter drake
Liverpool Maritime Museum

Hi All

I was at the Liverpool Maritime Museum this weekend and saw a notice on their tug Brockelbank that they were looking for volunteers with engine room experiance to work on the tug on Mondays...
Forum: Say Hello 10th November 2009, 22:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By peter drake
Hi Pete Back in the 60s I was on the Totland...

Hi Pete

Back in the 60s I was on the Totland which was a regular visitor to Shoreham if you log onto shipspotting.com there is a picture of her.Welcome to the site

Pete
Forum: Ship Research 5th November 2009, 21:04
Replies: 10
Views: 5,339
Posted By peter drake
Since 1982 the new insignia on the funnelwas...

Since 1982 the new insignia on the funnelwas composed ofa red compassneedle pointing north over a white four pointed star all withina square perimeter in blue

Pete
Forum: Say Hello 29th October 2009, 21:41
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By peter drake
Welcome to this great site. Let us know of some...

Welcome to this great site. Let us know of some of the strange finds you have had you may get a few good stories from the gang

Pete
Forum: Ship Research 8th October 2009, 19:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,311
Posted By peter drake
If you log onto miramarshipindex you will get...

If you log onto miramarshipindex you will get info on the ships you want .owner yard built etc

Pete
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