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Search: Posts Made By: mikematthews
Forum: Ship Research 15th November 2011, 19:35
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By mikematthews
Run jobs

Just checked dads discharge books again and noticed two run jobs, one taking the Browning of Lamport and Holt from London to Hull in 1950 before she was sold to Panama owners.

The other was taking...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 11th November 2011, 10:02
Replies: 8
Views: 2,390
Posted By mikematthews
Discharge book terms

Hello
Just flicking through dads discharge book and wondered what the differance is between voyage not completed and engagement cancelled?

I suspect voyage not completed was dad deciding to find...
Forum: Ship Research 18th June 2011, 14:05
Replies: 0
Views: 1,639
Posted By mikematthews
Movements of Oakmore and Reynolds

Hello
I am researching my fathers MN career and would like any information of the movements of the Oakmore of Johnson Warren Lines part of Furness Withy I think from 24/05/1954 when dad joined her...
Forum: Ship Research 30th March 2009, 15:13
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By mikematthews
Corsea, Ocean Wanderer and Vasco

Hello I am trying to find photographs the ships my father sailed on and have failed to locate the following

Corsea a collier my dad sailed on in 1945,

The Ocean Wanderer that he went to the...
Forum: Ellerman 27th April 2008, 21:59
Replies: 87
Views: 28,688
Posted By mikematthews
Hello, Just wondered if anyone remembers my dad...

Hello, Just wondered if anyone remembers my dad Fred Matthews, sailed with Wilsons in 1940s,1950s, and 1960s as motor man then went on the two tugs Photo and Presto, then on the shore gang before...
Forum: Ellerman 23rd February 2008, 17:19
Replies: 189
Views: 45,802
Posted By mikematthews
Do you have the Wilsons Spero from 1922 and the...

Do you have the Wilsons Spero from 1922 and the Angelo from 1940s please
Forum: Ellerman 12th January 2008, 10:11
Replies: 17
Views: 7,277
Posted By mikematthews
Hello My dad Fred Matthews sailed with...

Hello

My dad Fred Matthews sailed with Wilsons, he was a motorman.
His discharge book shows him in the Livorno in the 1950s
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 5th January 2008, 19:21
Replies: 71
Views: 26,422
Posted By mikematthews
Anyone got a photo of the 1953 REYNOLDS please as...

Anyone got a photo of the 1953 REYNOLDS please as my dad sailed in her.
Forum: Ship Research 4th January 2008, 12:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,274
Posted By mikematthews
Tinto

Thanks but the TINTO i am interested belonged to Wilson Line of Hull.
Forum: Ship Research 4th January 2008, 11:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,274
Posted By mikematthews
TINTO of Wilson Line aground in Norway 1950s

Hello

Wonder if anyone hade any information of the Tinto running aground in a Norwegian Fjord in the 1950s please?

My dad was on board and I believe the crew were taken off by a pilot cutter....
Forum: Ellerman 1st January 2008, 21:14
Replies: 87
Views: 28,688
Posted By mikematthews
my dad in wilson line

Hello

Dont supose anyone remembers my dad Fred Matthews, he was donkeyman and motor man in Wilsons ships in the 1940 till 1960 then worked on the Forto and Presto.
Forum: Say Hello 1st January 2008, 19:11
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By mikematthews
Thanks for this, no wonder he only did one trip...

Thanks for this, no wonder he only did one trip in the Felixstowe she looks like hard work in the engine room.
Forum: Ship Research 1st January 2008, 16:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By mikematthews
Thanks for your replies, wonder if you could help...

Thanks for your replies, wonder if you could help with another query my father served on the Castilian in 1940 and 1941, unfortunately his discharge book was lost when his next ship the Willimantic...
Forum: Say Hello 30th December 2007, 20:57
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By mikematthews
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction,...

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction, will be back and forwards no doubt with questions.

Out of interest the first ship I went on board with my dad was the Truro, she was in Victoria...
Forum: Ship Research 30th December 2007, 20:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By mikematthews
My fathers ships

Hello

I trying to get a photographic history of my fathers Fred Matthews merchant navy career.
I have a few gaps that need filling and wonder if anyone can help with the following vessels:
...
Forum: Say Hello 29th December 2007, 16:39
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By mikematthews
My fathers ships

Hello

I am trying to trace photos of my father, Fred Matthews ships.
He sailed mainly for Wilson Line of Hull as donkeyman after the war, but there are a number a gaps I am trying to fill in.
...
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