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Search: Posts Made By: Hugh MacLean
Forum: Say Hello 7th July 2020, 21:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,453
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Ivan, Hope you are well. Roger's inference...

Hi Ivan,
Hope you are well. Roger's inference is correct in that all the PLM ship suffixes were numerical. Official number 167804.
...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd June 2020, 22:28
Replies: 22
Views: 3,091
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Thanks Stevie, I received your email address...

Thanks Stevie,
I received your email address and will send on in the morning if that is ok.

He appears to have served as follows - there are mistakes and some omissions on those cards so this is...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd June 2020, 22:00
Replies: 22
Views: 3,091
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Stevie, There is only one William McCaffrey...

Hi Stevie,
There is only one William McCaffrey b.1901 and that is in Camlachie in Glasgow so looks like the same man. I have attached an early picture if that helps and if you wish to private...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd June 2020, 21:11
Replies: 22
Views: 3,091
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Sorry my last post was slightly misleading....

Sorry my last post was slightly misleading. Carntyne road relates to the person whom I am sure of. The date and place of birth refers to the W McCaffrey that I have records for. I suspect the recods...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd June 2020, 20:21
Replies: 22
Views: 3,091
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Stevie, He must have made it to shore or his...

Hi Stevie,
He must have made it to shore or his body recovered as his grave is in situ at the Bone Cemetery. If his body had not been recovered he would be named on the Tower Hill Memorial, London....
Forum: Ship Research 20th June 2020, 17:39
Replies: 22
Views: 3,091
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi stieviemac, Tish has not been back since...

Hi stieviemac,
Tish has not been back since 2014 you may wish to try a pm or email to her.

Attached is a photo I had taken of William's last resting place - lest we forget.

Regards
Hugh
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 17th June 2020, 09:02
Replies: 31
Views: 3,188
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi vmr, BT 391/91/208 is his Combined Office...

Hi vmr,
BT 391/91/208 is his Combined Office Merchant Navy Operations [COMNO] Pouch. It indicates he had service during or shortly after the Normandy campaign. The pouch will indicate what ship he...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 15th June 2020, 11:53
Replies: 31
Views: 3,188
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hello and welcome Edward CRS 101 =...

Hello and welcome Edward

CRS 101 = Application form for ribbon 1939/45 Star. I would suggest he probably was entitled to more campaign medals than just the 1939-45 Star. If nothing else he was...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 3rd June 2020, 13:36
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By Hugh MacLean
John Henry Monro b. 8 May 1882 in Newtown N....

John Henry Monro b. 8 May 1882 in Newtown N. Wales. His Dis.A number is 882427 and his Master’s certificate of Competency number is 002706. I cannot find a record under that number though. He is...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 3rd June 2020, 13:17
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By Hugh MacLean
The CR 10 cards usually do but I have seen some...

The CR 10 cards usually do but I have seen some without. If you wish to send me your email by private message I will send on the cards to you if you wish.

George Austin Millington b. 17.10.1877...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 3rd June 2020, 12:54
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Kathryn, It is part of a merchant seaman's...

Hi Kathryn,
It is part of a merchant seaman's record from the Fourth Register of Seamen 1913 - 1941. The series comprises of cards CR 1, CR2, CR 10 held in series BT 348, BT 349, BT 350 and also BT...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 3rd June 2020, 12:41
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Francis George Fuller Cowdry b. 16.4.1894...

Francis George Fuller Cowdry b. 16.4.1894 Felixstowe. Dis. A number 775205, Certificate of Competency number 043063. He will have a record showing his journey from apprentice to at least 1st Mate on...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 3rd June 2020, 12:12
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Kathryn, Cecil Frank Young b. 4.5.1892...

Hi Kathryn,

Cecil Frank Young b. 4.5.1892 Dover. Dis. A number 703934. His Cert of Competency number is 042955. He will have a record showing his journey from apprentice to at least 2nd Mate on...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 2nd June 2020, 09:55
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi oldsalt1, John Thomas Linney was serving...

Hi oldsalt1,

John Thomas Linney was serving on the ss ALTO official number 122869. He died of Pneumonia on 26.2.1929 at Le Havre General Hospital.
He joined the Royal Naval Reserve in 1915 and...
Forum: Ship Research 1st June 2020, 14:10
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By Hugh MacLean
John I have sent you a reply. Attached is...

John I have sent you a reply.

Attached is John Cowie's service information. The photo is from his CR 10.

115707 – ORONTES – 10.1920
115707 – ORONTES – 2.1921
128278 – ORSOVA – 7.1921
129628...
Forum: Ship Research 31st May 2020, 23:57
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By Hugh MacLean
That's interesting John. I have sent you an...

That's interesting John. I have sent you an email.
The DAS Register is not infallable and mistakes and omissions do occur - although I do think what I have is correct. My document does state...
Forum: Ship Research 31st May 2020, 19:26
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hello John, John Cowie did not die at sea....

Hello John,

John Cowie did not die at sea. He left the ship on 7 May 1940 when in Sunderland - cause of death "presumed accident". PENNINGTON COURT sailed Sunderland on 10 May 1940.

For...
Forum: Ship Research 28th May 2020, 17:12
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Ian, The ship is REVENTAZON official number...

Hi Ian,
The ship is REVENTAZON official number 119599, Built: 1906, Register closed: 1918.

Regards
Hugh
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 24th May 2020, 16:41
Replies: 22
Views: 4,018
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi, The record copy will be your CRS 10 which...

Hi,
The record copy will be your CRS 10 which should be held at Kew in series BT 382. If you can give me your Dis A I can point you to the file location but you will need to visit Kew or obtain via...
Forum: Ship Research 21st May 2020, 18:38
Replies: 26
Views: 6,871
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Kenny, Roger, I am pretty sure that file ADM...

Hi Kenny, Roger,
I am pretty sure that file ADM 358/695 (https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C12760012) will cover both of the indivduals concerned but for seperate events - one for...
Forum: Ship Research 19th May 2020, 18:40
Replies: 26
Views: 6,871
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Kenny, I got the names from the Deaths at...

Hi Kenny,
I got the names from the Deaths at Sea Register but they are also listed on the NavalHistory site - scroll down to 9th May 1942

https://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1942-05MAY.htm

I...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 19th May 2020, 11:06
Replies: 31
Views: 13,076
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Gordon, Yes he is commemorated on the...

Hi Gordon,
Yes he is commemorated on the Brookwood Memorial - it looks like the CWGC have his middle name incorrectly recorded.

Regards
Hugh
Forum: Ship Research 19th May 2020, 09:09
Replies: 26
Views: 6,871
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hello Kenny and welcome, The moderators can...

Hello Kenny and welcome,
The moderators can move it should they wish to do so.

There are some details here that may help you:
...
Forum: Say Hello 10th May 2020, 16:12
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hello Rhoda and welcome, Try searching for...

Hello Rhoda and welcome,

Try searching for her under the name "EMPIRE TAFF".

EMPIRE TAFF was a 2,296 GRT cargo ship which was built by AG Weser, Bremen. Completed in 1927 as Apollo for Neptun...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 28th April 2020, 22:44
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hello again David, Just to echo what Roger has...

Hello again David,
Just to echo what Roger has stated - CRS 10's and indeed many other MN records compiled shoreside were often poorly written with some mistakes and omissions. And as Roger...
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