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Search: Posts Made By: Hugh MacLean
Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 21:16
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Alec, You can download the ship's movement...

Hi Alec,
You can download the ship's movement card from the National Archives for £3.50 - the file is held in piece BT 389/10/201 (https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8650540)
...
Forum: Say Hello 5th May 2019, 13:42
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hello, The CR10 card will not mention any...

Hello,
The CR10 card will not mention any service prior to 1918 as it was only brought out that year.
You should obtain the last crew agreement for THORNABY official number 95897 for 1916 which is...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th April 2019, 16:13
Replies: 72
Views: 5,492
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Seaman38 [seaman38] is still a member - last post...

Seaman38 [seaman38] is still a member - last post 11 March 19. (Thumb)

I guess the site is not as interesting as it once was. Fragmentation of members to other sites, some old hands no longer with...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 20th March 2019, 11:30
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi David, Contact the London Metropolitan...

Hi David,
Contact the London Metropolitan Archive - https://search.lma.gov.uk/SCRIPTS/MWIMAIN.DLL/305471374/2/2/72?RECORD&UNION=Y

Regards
Hugh
Forum: Say Hello 16th March 2019, 18:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Just that Bill was active on the site yesterday...

Just that Bill was active on the site yesterday but didn't post anything.
Hugh
Forum: Say Hello 16th March 2019, 16:39
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Lakercapt - Binnacle - Last Activity: Yesterday...

Lakercapt - Binnacle - Last Activity: Yesterday 16:20

Regards
Hugh
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 16th March 2019, 16:35
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Maybe it has something to do with this: ...

Maybe it has something to do with this:

Archibald Barclay Bolt 1839 Leith, Edinburgh 26 Aug 1875 24143
Archibald Barclay Bolt 1841 Lerwick, Shetland 28 Dec 1865 24.143

There are two...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 15th February 2019, 16:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Ok Gwen but you should remove your email address...

Ok Gwen but you should remove your email address from that message - not allowed to post on the site, only pm.
Email sent.
Regards
Hugh
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 14th February 2019, 17:01
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Gwen, Can you send me a pm with your email...

Hi Gwen,
Can you send me a pm with your email address and I will send it on.
His WW1 medal file is here BT 351/1/2506 (http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D7970009) downloadable for...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 13th February 2019, 13:18
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hello Gwen, I take it you have his CR 10 card...

Hello Gwen,
I take it you have his CR 10 card with his id photo attached?
Regards
Hugh
Forum: Say Hello 9th February 2019, 16:35
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hello, With regard to where those documents...

Hello,

With regard to where those documents can be found (for British registered vessels). You would need firstly to have the ships' official numbers to aid your research. If unsure then post the...
Forum: Ship Research 6th February 2019, 22:17
Replies: 16
Views: 1,947
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hello, I have a copy of the Survivor's Report...

Hello,
I have a copy of the Survivor's Report for SAN FABIAN - it was made by the master of the ship. My copy is of very poor quality and will not reproduce well here. Maybe someone has a good...
Forum: Ships No More 7th January 2019, 19:20
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By Hugh MacLean
There are a couple of Ronald Snell's that were...

There are a couple of Ronald Snell's that were interesting me, both b.1923 both deck hands (aka gunners). I can discount now Ronald C. Snell as he was not born in Kent.
The other Ronald Snell did...
Forum: Ships No More 7th January 2019, 12:40
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Presume it is this one Roger - 168746 -...

Presume it is this one Roger - 168746 - SALVIKING.

I will comment a little later when I have some time.

Regards
Hugh
Forum: Ships No More 6th January 2019, 17:32
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Terry, DEMS Glasgow would have been one...

Hi Terry,

DEMS Glasgow would have been one of the D.E.M.S. establishments ashore. There were many dotted around the country and some others abroad at that time.

Can you tell me a little more...
Forum: Ships No More 4th January 2019, 11:23
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By Hugh MacLean
He may have served on HMS GLASGOW but certainly...

He may have served on HMS GLASGOW but certainly not as a DEMS gunner John. The o/p mentions DEMS [Defensivly Equipped Merchant Ships] - if correct then his father would have served aboard merchant...
Forum: Ships No More 3rd January 2019, 10:38
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi David, All DEMS gunners did sign the...

Hi David,
All DEMS gunners did sign the articles of agreement and are therefore classed as members of the crew. They were paid a nominal sum from the shipowner and given civilian clothing for use in...
Forum: Ships No More 2nd January 2019, 11:32
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi, DEMS gunners are not easy to research for...

Hi, DEMS gunners are not easy to research for various reasons.
1. As suggested by Roger in his post above, Obtain his service record. His Pay & Victualing record may provide the names of the...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd December 2018, 20:25
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Just to confirm that William Grugan was indeed...

Just to confirm that William Grugan was indeed sailing as the Mate on LINARIA when he was lost overboard on 25 September 1953. Details from the Deaths at Sea Register.

Regards
Hugh
Forum: Say Hello 11th November 2018, 18:23
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Get his RN records from the MOD - you will find...

Get his RN records from the MOD - you will find relatively little, if anything, about him anywhere else until you do.
Regards
Hugh
Forum: Royal Navy 6th November 2018, 23:00
Replies: 48
Views: 12,474
Posted By Hugh MacLean
https://www.medalsofengland.com/medals.php?id=138&...

https://www.medalsofengland.com/medals.php?id=138&medalid=1129

Is this the same man, if so the DSM was HMS TARANTELLA and it was not for the Battle of Jutland as he enlisted after that date.
RNR...
Forum: Royal Navy 5th November 2018, 16:48
Replies: 48
Views: 12,474
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Joe, This looks like SEAWARD HO. Do you wish...

Hi Joe,
This looks like SEAWARD HO. Do you wish to give your gt uncles name?
Regards
Hugh
Forum: Say Hello 24th October 2018, 20:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Hi Joseph, See my post #8...

Hi Joseph,
See my post #8 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=8) - the advice still stands.
Regards
Hugh
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 17th October 2018, 19:52
Replies: 32
Views: 3,194
Posted By Hugh MacLean
The 'R' series prefixes ended around 1972...

The 'R' series prefixes ended around 1972 probably coinciding with the end of the Fifth Register of Seamen 1941-1972. The next prefix as you know that was added was the UK prefix. I didn't know about...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 16th October 2018, 14:20
Replies: 32
Views: 3,194
Posted By Hugh MacLean
Discharge Book Numbers

As there are a few threads about Merchant Navy Discharge A. book numbers or more formally the ‘Continuous Certificate of Discharge’, I thought you may be interested to know who were given the first...
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