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Search: Posts Made By: peteash
Forum: Histories 6th May 2019, 22:31
Replies: 6
Views: 2,173
Posted By peteash
Hi Keith thanks for the reply and the very...

Hi Keith thanks for the reply and the very detailed information I shall do some searching to see what I can find ,fantastic that you were part of the crew on the Emperess
Forum: Histories 5th April 2019, 22:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,173
Posted By peteash
Thank you for your reply ,I think I have the...

Thank you for your reply ,I think I have the photo you mention its great to have some back ground to it I now know its San Francisco ,I will add it to my scrap book I have made on my dads merchant...
Forum: Ship Research 6th February 2019, 21:59
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By peteash
Thanks seaman 38,I feel I have a better insight...

Thanks seaman 38,I feel I have a better insight into the issues involved such as payload and stability ,so perhaps the guns were removed but the superstructures for them remained for sometime after .
Forum: Ship Research 4th February 2019, 22:44
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By peteash
Troopship Armaments

I am researching my dads merchant navy career he was on the Empress of Scotland when she was still a troopship after ww2 in 1947 I know the armaments she was carrying in the war my question is were...
Forum: Tankers 21st January 2019, 22:09
Replies: 15
Views: 2,047
Posted By peteash
Thanks for the photos guys ,good stuff.

Thanks for the photos guys ,good stuff.
Forum: Tankers 20th January 2019, 19:08
Replies: 15
Views: 2,047
Posted By peteash
Thanks for the info guys ,when you say she was an...

Thanks for the info guys ,when you say she was an MOD oiler what would that involve ,taking fuel to naval dock yards from refinery's presumably ,seems to tie in with the Manchester Ship Canal .
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Forum: Maritime Family History Research 19th January 2019, 21:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,482
Posted By peteash
Thanks Des , very interesting and detailed...

Thanks Des , very interesting and detailed information ,my dad was a deck boy on the Empress of Scotland and then a JOS on the Teakwood .I have read a lot of comments about everyone who went to...
Forum: Tankers 19th January 2019, 19:38
Replies: 15
Views: 2,047
Posted By peteash
Oil Tanker Teakwood

Hi I am looking for some information on a ship my dad served on in 1948 ,that is an oil tanker called Teakwood built in 1927 and scraped in 1955 I am hoping to find out any ports the ship would have...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 18th January 2019, 22:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,482
Posted By peteash
That's great Tugger , thank you very much more...

That's great Tugger , thank you very much more detail to add to the picture I'm trying to build ,I am hoping to get enough information to make a scrapbook type of folder which hopefully will be kept...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 13th January 2019, 22:17
Replies: 10
Views: 1,482
Posted By peteash
Excellent ,cheers

Excellent ,cheers
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 13th January 2019, 21:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,482
Posted By peteash
T.S vindicatrix 1947

I am researching my father,( Robert Ashworth )merchant navy career he was at Vindicatrix from 24th Feb to 17th May 1947 training as a deck boy ,I did look on the Vindi association website for a group...
Forum: Ship Research 8th January 2019, 20:27
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By peteash
Hi Rodger this is fantastic information you have...

Hi Rodger this is fantastic information you have just filled in so many missing gaps in just this one voyage ,my dad did 6 trips on the Empress of Scotland from 22nd of May 1947 to the 3rd of May...
Forum: Histories 7th January 2019, 23:46
Replies: 6
Views: 2,173
Posted By peteash
Empress of Scotland 1947

Hi I am looking for ships log /port of calls for the Empress of Scotland in 1947 when she was still a troop ship , my father joined the ship as a deck boy on the 22nd may and would like to know more...
Forum: Ship Research 7th January 2019, 23:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By peteash
Hi amelia1730 I wonder if you found any...

Hi amelia1730 I wonder if you found any information on the ports of call you were searching for on the Empress of Scotland ,my father joined the crew of the ship in Liverpool on the 22nd of May 1947...
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