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Search: Posts Made By: eddies girl
Forum: Coasters 17th January 2018, 14:35
Replies: 34
Views: 7,803
Posted By eddies girl
Coast lines

I have just watched the recording of the Coaster, Carrick again, very enjoyable. On my dadís medical certificate as he signed on in Jan 1930 to Lancastria it says previous employer Coast Lines. ...
Forum: Coasters 3rd June 2017, 12:24
Replies: 34
Views: 7,803
Posted By eddies girl
Coast lines

My dad sailed on Lancastria from 1930 but on his medical certificate on joining her, his previous employment was Coast Lines. I know he worked with his father who was one of the pilots in Wexford...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 6th March 2017, 10:27
Replies: 345
Views: 80,675
Posted By eddies girl
Spoke to Mark Higgins this morning. It is is...

Spoke to Mark Higgins this morning. It is is 99th birthday today but as he fell and broke his hip, he is still in hospital. I could hear him laughing before they got the phone to him. He really is...
Forum: Cunard 19th January 2017, 00:56
Replies: 50
Views: 14,350
Posted By eddies girl
Queen Mary

Thanks for replying. I think I heard it on a tv programme about the Cunard history and all the ships of that line that I could think of ended ia so it made sense. Nice story though.
Forum: Cunard 17th January 2017, 19:03
Replies: 50
Views: 14,350
Posted By eddies girl
Could some knowledgeable person set me straight...

Could some knowledgeable person set me straight on a story I heard some time ago about the naming of the 1st Queen Mary. The story went that one of the higher ups in Cunard was showing King George V...
Forum: Ship Research 20th November 2015, 17:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By eddies girl
Thanks for the information. I will get in touch...

Thanks for the information. I will get in touch with them. As for getting older, your right it is a privilege and I reckon I have earned the lines and wrinkles.
Forum: Ship Research 11th November 2015, 12:30
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By eddies girl
Hello again. I am back asking more questions. ...

Hello again. I am back asking more questions. Since my last post, I have been given Dads Continuous Certificate of Discharge book. It begins Jan 1930 to Mar 38. There are a couple of years when...
Forum: Ship Research 14th June 2014, 07:56
Replies: 21
Views: 4,284
Posted By eddies girl
Asturias Menu

Hi James. I moved house last year and have just started to get back to my research again. Glad to know the Asturias is still getting a mention. Perhaps my dad cut your grandfather's hair while...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 19th January 2013, 10:30
Replies: 345
Views: 80,675
Posted By eddies girl
Captain Mark Higgins

This morning Mark was on radio 4, Saturday Live. He was talking about a sextant he bought in the 40s as a cadet and has carried it with him through-out time at sea. He is mid 90s now and still some...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 1st January 2013, 21:59
Replies: 8
Views: 2,049
Posted By eddies girl
Thanks Barrie and a happy new year to you and...

Thanks Barrie and a happy new year to you and yours.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 1st January 2013, 21:33
Replies: 8
Views: 2,049
Posted By eddies girl
Thanks for the replies. The uncle I referred to...

Thanks for the replies. The uncle I referred to sailed on her as ships carpenter and in 1896 age 21, he began making a model of her which took 7 years to complete. He made her sails from pieces of...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 1st January 2013, 21:00
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By eddies girl
Hi. Sorry for not acknowledging your replys...

Hi. Sorry for not acknowledging your replys earlier. It was something my grandmother said about her father in law so perhaps she was wrong The certificates I found may not be his as I am going on...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 12th December 2012, 14:23
Replies: 8
Views: 2,049
Posted By eddies girl
4 masted baroque

My cousin is researching her grandfather who sailed in the later part of 1800s and into 1900s. One of the ships he sailed on was a 4 masted Baroque The Mozambeque. Wondered if anyone knew of the...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 27th October 2012, 16:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By eddies girl
Square Rigs

I have been trying to find information on my grandfather's family. I was told his father was master of a 4 rigged schooner and I know he did trips to Australia. I came accross records of masters...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 16th July 2012, 22:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By eddies girl
Sorry I havent said thank you before now. I have...

Sorry I havent said thank you before now. I have a subscription for find my past but not sure if the one I turned up is the right man. Thanks again, better late than never. Anne
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 16th June 2012, 17:06
Replies: 10
Views: 7,313
Posted By eddies girl
distressed sailors

Thanks for the replys. One entry was same name as dad's but looking at it again I saw his address was Sailors home, London. So Dad wasn't distressed after all. Anne
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 16th June 2012, 12:54
Replies: 10
Views: 7,313
Posted By eddies girl
Distressed Sailors

Can anyone tell me what the term Distressed Sailors would mean on a passenger list 1937. Was looking through some records when my dad sailed on Lancastria and I came across one for Scythia 1937, ...
Forum: Royal Navy 11th June 2012, 17:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,571
Posted By eddies girl
Catapult aircraft

My Dad was on Asturius early 40s. They had catapult aircraft. I think the ship had to loose a funnel. They went into Virginia USA to have work done.
Forum: Ship Research 15th May 2012, 17:34
Replies: 21
Views: 4,284
Posted By eddies girl
Managed to find Dad'd ID card form 45. hope the...

Managed to find Dad'd ID card form 45. hope the sig is easier to read.
Forum: Ship Research 12th May 2012, 13:30
Replies: 21
Views: 4,284
Posted By eddies girl
Menu

Hello again. Thank you for posting the menu. I think Dad would have been on her at that time as the joke we had, was that he came home to see me just after I was born (48 hr pass ) and was so...
Forum: Ship Research 10th May 2012, 20:58
Replies: 21
Views: 4,284
Posted By eddies girl
Think I have cracked it.. This is the letter i...

Think I have cracked it.. This is the letter i mentioned with Captain Haines stamp on it. Anne
Forum: Ship Research 10th May 2012, 20:54
Replies: 21
Views: 4,284
Posted By eddies girl
menu

I hope this arrives safely Anne
Forum: Ship Research 10th May 2012, 20:10
Replies: 21
Views: 4,284
Posted By eddies girl
Menu

Hello Martin. I have sent a medical card with my Dad's signature on it to my son as I keep getting message that my scan is too large to download. I also have a letter signed by Captain Haines. ...
Forum: Ship Research 7th May 2012, 14:21
Replies: 21
Views: 4,284
Posted By eddies girl
Hi Martin. I lost this site for a while and had...

Hi Martin. I lost this site for a while and had been posting on another naval site. Since I was last on here, I have found some of Dad's records and according to them, he was on the Asturius from...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 15th September 2011, 12:27
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By eddies girl
South Africa run 1919

I have been trying to track down a long lost and long dead uncle. Could someone explain the numbers I have come across on my search. He Jumped ship in South Africa early part of last century. ...
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