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Search: Posts Made By: manowari
Forum: Wrecks 15th July 2018, 20:17
Replies: 0
Views: 728
Posted By manowari
Wreck in the Pangani River entrance . Tanzania

Can anyone identify the remains of this wreck in the Pangani River..
Forum: Wrecks 15th July 2018, 20:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,418
Posted By manowari
Shipwrecks and Salvage on the East African Coast

[QUOTE=manowari;2629833]After six years research and help from readers of Ships Nostalgia, the new COLOUR edition is now out The author spent over twenty-five years as a commercial salvage diver in...
Forum: Ship Research 13th December 2017, 13:36
Replies: 39
Views: 16,775
Posted By manowari
Barrington court (2)

Found this the other day. The SS ELETRIC aground at Masirah Island 1968. Formerly the Barrington Court built in 1924 and wrecked in 1960..
Forum: Ship Research 13th December 2017, 13:34
Replies: 39
Views: 16,775
Posted By manowari
Barrington court (2)

Found this the other day. The SS ELETRIC aground at Masirah Island 1968. Formerly the Barrington Court built in 1924 and wrecked in 1960..
Forum: Wrecks 12th October 2017, 09:14
Replies: 2
Views: 1,418
Posted By manowari
New Edition of SHIPWRECKS in East Africa...

After six years research and help from readers of Ships Nostalgia, the new edition is due out shortly. The author spent over twenty-five years as a commercial salvage diver in the Middle East and...
Forum: Ship Research 9th August 2017, 09:03
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By manowari
This is a gold watch presented to Captain Turner...

This is a gold watch presented to Captain Turner for services rendered as Port Captain during the salvage.
Forum: Ship Research 8th August 2017, 09:41
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By manowari
Comrie Castle

Been advised that the COMRIE CASTLE was aground at Mombasa on 17 - 20 Feb 1916. Can anyone help with this incident....
Forum: Ship Research 23rd January 2017, 20:43
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By manowari
British India ships from Bombay to Mombasa c 1912

I have an enquiry re BI ships sailing to Mombasa from Bombay about 1912. My records are a bit hazy at this point.. Can any one help. Thank you..
Forum: Ship Research 21st September 2015, 08:30
Replies: 9
Views: 2,371
Posted By manowari
SS Queenborough

Many thanks Jim.
Much appreciated, it will add to the file on Captain Alfred Jones, who was Master in 1911..
Rgds Kevin
Forum: Ship Research 15th September 2015, 18:07
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By manowari
Thank you Roger. An interesting summary. ...

Thank you Roger.
An interesting summary.
Attached pic of the ship in d/dock in Bombay..
Forum: Ship Research 14th September 2015, 17:22
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By manowari
S.S. JUBA grounding in East Africa

I have just discovered that the JUBA went aground twice in East Africa in 1891 and 1892 under different masters. I would be interested to hear if any one has a pic of the ship or who might have...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 19th July 2015, 08:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,973
Posted By manowari
Thank you Hugh and Roger for your efforts. I will...

Thank you Hugh and Roger for your efforts. I will pass on the information and see what we can find. It is very much appreciated and from experience I know there is someone somewhere who just might be...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 18th July 2015, 00:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,973
Posted By manowari
Hello Hugh, Many thanks for your assistance in...

Hello Hugh,
Many thanks for your assistance in this matter. attached extract from email... rgds Kevin

It seems he was born in Bristol c 1881. He is recorded as being a stoker on SS Milo in 1906...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 14th July 2015, 21:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,973
Posted By manowari
Mercantile Marine Medal & British War Medal

I have a request from a family friend re his grandfather William Isles, Ser No. 704180, a stoker who was issued a MMM and what appears to be a BWM in 1921. He left home in 1914 and was never seen...
Forum: Ship Research 18th November 2014, 08:28
Replies: 1
Views: 680
Posted By manowari
The whaler FLY

Can any one help with details and or a pic of the whaler FLY that was part of the blockade of the Konigsberg in 1915. A number of these ships were taken up in service from the cape possibly Durban...
Forum: Ship Research 4th October 2014, 23:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,434
Posted By manowari
s.s. Stella.

Very many thanks for your research on this.. Much appreciated.. Rgds Kevin
Forum: Ship Research 1st October 2014, 10:50
Replies: 3
Views: 1,434
Posted By manowari
S.S. STELLA sunk in the Manchester Ship Canal

Does any one have any information on this episode in March 1941. thank you..
Forum: Tall ships 3rd February 2014, 00:06
Replies: 0
Views: 694
Posted By manowari
Hera

Today is the centenary of the sinking of the German barque HERA that sank after hitting the reef off the end of Gull Rock, Nare Head up the coast from Falmouth. Of the 24 crew 19 died of which 15 are...
Forum: Tugs 9th January 2014, 00:09
Replies: 2
Views: 1,033
Posted By manowari
Tug Helmuth

Thank you for that. a few interesting details...
Forum: Tugs 9th January 2014, 00:06
Replies: 0
Views: 614
Posted By manowari
SOFALA - Deutsche Ost Afrika tug.

This is the German SOFALA that was apparently based at Dar es Salaam in the 1930s.. Does any one have any details of this tug.. many thanks
Forum: Tugs 14th December 2013, 11:00
Replies: 2
Views: 1,033
Posted By manowari
Tug Helmuth in Dar es Salaam

Can any one help with a query from East Africa about the DOAL tug Helmuth captured at Zanzibar in 1914 and what became of it.
Forum: British India Line 21st March 2013, 23:20
Replies: 43
Views: 15,954
Posted By manowari
DWARKA pix

Attached some pix taken on my trip to Karachi in 1982 shortly before her last voyage to the breakers.
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 19th March 2013, 02:27
Replies: 31
Views: 9,864
Posted By manowari
I believe i can throw some light on the fate of...

I believe i can throw some light on the fate of the Vickers Venturer which was bought by Eagle Tugs of Mombasa and renamed Venturer. Her first job was in Hodeidah as depot ship for a major salvage...
Forum: Wrecks 19th March 2013, 02:11
Replies: 11
Views: 5,309
Posted By manowari
The ship's name is ELETRIC not ELECTRA. Built as...

The ship's name is ELETRIC not ELECTRA. Built as the Barrington Court in 1929 and wrecked on Masirah Island in 1960..
Forum: Say Hello 18th March 2013, 00:40
Replies: 28
Views: 5,820
Posted By manowari
HM Tug Growler / Martial.

Seeing the thread on the tug reminded me I have this pic of the Martial alongside at Mombasa in 1983 having arrived from Gibraltar laden with all the new AGA buoys to replace the existing nav buoys...
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