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Search: Posts Made By: billyboy
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 6th April 2011, 08:06
Replies: 90
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Posted By billyboy
Then perhaps i should thank you for getting my...

Then perhaps i should thank you for getting my older brother safely home from the Korean war Dave.
He went out on the Empire Pride and was scheduled to come back on the Windrush. However she had a...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 11th July 2007, 03:46
Replies: 90
Views: 27,018
Posted By billyboy
Signalman: My older brother went out to Korea...

Signalman: My older brother went out to Korea on the Empire pride. he was to have come back on the Windrush but she was fully loaded. So, he came back on the Empire Orwel instead. that was the...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 11th April 2006, 22:35
Replies: 90
Views: 27,018
Posted By billyboy
troopships

Greatful thanks Rob. was on;ly realy interested in the" Pride and the orwel" my older brother traveled on these two during the Korean war crisis. he went out on the Pride and came back on the orwel,...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 9th April 2006, 09:35
Replies: 90
Views: 27,018
Posted By billyboy
yes indeed sad event. remember now that our...

yes indeed sad event. remember now that our school caretakers son was an engineer on the windrush a Mr Turnbul. my oldest brother should have been on her but she had enough soldiers on board so he...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 5th November 2005, 07:16
Replies: 90
Views: 27,018
Posted By billyboy
my oldest Brother went out to the Korean war on...

my oldest Brother went out to the Korean war on the Empire pride, he came home on the Empire Orwell. He was lucky,As the windrush was fully loaded!! Believe she caught firwe and sank. stand corrected...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 18th July 2005, 23:26
Replies: 90
Views: 27,018
Posted By billyboy
many thanks for the info sir. very impressed with...

many thanks for the info sir. very impressed with the responces I get on this site from such well informed people. Bill
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 18th July 2005, 23:21
Replies: 90
Views: 27,018
Posted By billyboy
Thank you for the information Fred. saw the...

Thank you for the information Fred. saw the oxfordshire in falmouth about 1961. last one i ever saw. My elder brother went to the Korean war on the Pride, came back on the orwell. thank you for yuor...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 18th July 2005, 07:04
Replies: 90
Views: 27,018
Posted By billyboy
Troopships

anyone got any info on the old troopships like the Empire Orwell or the windrush which I believe burnt out.I realise that in war times many ships had their names changed, were painted white with a...
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