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Search: Posts Made By: Fiesty Fay
Forum: Fishing Vessels 30th December 2009, 16:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,170
Posted By Fiesty Fay
Try www.antiqbook.com/books/bookinfo if you...

Try www.antiqbook.com/books/bookinfo if you haven't found it yet they might have a copy

Janet
Forum: Tugs 6th December 2009, 02:55
Replies: 1
Views: 1,677
Posted By Fiesty Fay
Hi Noff My grandfather was on the Ness Point...

Hi Noff

My grandfather was on the Ness Point while she was based in Lowestoft,this one was built in 1937 I believe and was sold to T. G. Darling for scrap after she was taken out of service in...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 4th March 2009, 20:18
Replies: 16
Views: 6,904
Posted By Fiesty Fay
I had a word with my brother's friend (Graham...

I had a word with my brother's friend (Graham Durrant) who was on the Mermaid at the same time as Ivan, he said he remembered Wings quite well and as far as he recalled Wings crossed the bar several...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 10th January 2009, 18:46
Replies: 16
Views: 6,904
Posted By Fiesty Fay
hehe well i am sure it was quite a voyage too, I...

hehe well i am sure it was quite a voyage too, I will certainly ask about you and see if he remembers you.

It was quite strange really asking him about Wings because he was only thinking about...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th January 2009, 16:18
Replies: 42
Views: 3,862
Posted By Fiesty Fay
I have signed too, just hope they listen

I have signed too, just hope they listen
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 10th January 2009, 15:11
Replies: 16
Views: 6,904
Posted By Fiesty Fay
I asked about wings, my brother knew him quite...

I asked about wings, my brother knew him quite well it seems, name of Trevor Cashman he had tattoos of hinges on the inside of his elbows and a tattoo around his belly button that read "Naval...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 9th January 2009, 19:45
Replies: 16
Views: 6,904
Posted By Fiesty Fay
I will have to ask my brother if he knew of Wings...

I will have to ask my brother if he knew of Wings when he was sailing on her, mind you he was a steward so his friend would probably be the best one to ask seeing as he was a deckie. My brother had...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 3rd January 2009, 20:36
Replies: 16
Views: 6,904
Posted By Fiesty Fay
Thanks Vectiscol, I was also told recently by one...

Thanks Vectiscol, I was also told recently by one of our marine engineers at work that it was the wrong Mermaid I think the one Smoggie is thinking of is the sister ship to Patricia built in 1982. ...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 21st December 2008, 00:48
Replies: 36
Views: 4,371
Posted By Fiesty Fay
I have seen a Ben Aden listed as sunk 14th July...

I have seen a Ben Aden listed as sunk 14th July 1916 16 miles east of hartlepool captured by german sub sunk by bomb could this have been incorrectly entered as Aden instead of Ardna?

regards...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 21st December 2008, 00:41
Replies: 36
Views: 4,371
Posted By Fiesty Fay
The alert was captured by a german submarine on...

The alert was captured by a german submarine on the 1st of august 1915, set on fire and burned, 18 miles NE of Lowestoft.

regards Janet
Forum: Fishing Vessels 19th December 2008, 18:20
Replies: 10
Views: 1,951
Posted By Fiesty Fay
You could try the maritime museum Sparrows Nest,...

You could try the maritime museum Sparrows Nest, Whapload Rd, Lowestoft, NR32 1XG Tel: 01502 561963, Garbutt they have a lot of info on the fishing vessels there.

Janet
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 17th December 2008, 22:59
Replies: 16
Views: 6,904
Posted By Fiesty Fay
Thanks Smoggie I will tell my brother he will be...

Thanks Smoggie I will tell my brother he will be very interested to know she is still going strong.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th November 2008, 07:08
Replies: 1,076
Views: 92,775
Posted By Fiesty Fay
I would just like to say that my thoughts are...

I would just like to say that my thoughts are with the crews and their families, they must be going through hell.


Janet
Forum: Ship Research 13th November 2008, 09:43
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By Fiesty Fay
This is the contact information I have found from...

This is the contact information I have found from their website

RNPS Association
Sparrow's Nest Gardens
Whapload Road
Lowestoft
NR32 1XG

Telephone: +44 (0) 1502 586250
To email the...
Forum: Ship Research 13th November 2008, 09:38
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By Fiesty Fay
Hi JayBr welcome to Ships Nostalgia, I am sure...

Hi JayBr welcome to Ships Nostalgia, I am sure there will be plenty of information coming your way from our very knowledgeable members. Can I ask if you father was based at Lowestoft when he was in...
Forum: Say Hello 6th May 2008, 23:34
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Fiesty Fay
Hi Gary Welcome from Suffolk to Ships Nostalgia,...

Hi Gary Welcome from Suffolk to Ships Nostalgia, I am sure you will find lots to enjoy and i think you will find it addictive, I know I have. Enjoy your tour of the site, bon voyage.

Janet (aka...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 26th March 2008, 20:56
Replies: 445
Views: 100,575
Posted By Fiesty Fay
Loch Ard

http://www.aberdeenships.com/single.asp?searchFor=fishing&offset=90&index=99100

Name LOCH ARD
Construction STEEL
Type TRAWLER
Date 1931
Official Number 162277
Description Yard Number:...
Forum: Ship Research 9th March 2008, 15:36
Replies: 95
Views: 74,377
Posted By Fiesty Fay
If anyone is interested in books of various...

If anyone is interested in books of various shipping companies and vessels I came across this site while looking for information on the closure of Small & Co. (Lowestoft) Limited. It might be of...
Forum: Ship Research 29th February 2008, 19:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,990
Posted By Fiesty Fay
You are most welcome steinarbergsmyr, glad to be...

You are most welcome steinarbergsmyr, glad to be able to help a little. I have had a lot of help from the lads on Ships Nostalgia so I am sure there will be more coming :)

Regards

Fay
Forum: Fishing Vessels 29th February 2008, 19:44
Replies: 53
Views: 13,448
Posted By Fiesty Fay
Thanks again osta :) cheers Fay

Thanks again osta :)

cheers

Fay
Forum: Fishing Vessels 29th February 2008, 08:26
Replies: 53
Views: 13,448
Posted By Fiesty Fay
Thanks osta, it will be appreciated Cheers ...

Thanks osta, it will be appreciated

Cheers

Fay
Forum: Ship Research 29th February 2008, 08:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,990
Posted By Fiesty Fay
Hello Steiner welcome to SN hope you enjoy your...

Hello Steiner welcome to SN hope you enjoy your visit.

You could try this site it has a photograph and some details about the ship but I could find nothing about an explosion in my short search....
Forum: Fishing Vessels 27th February 2008, 09:52
Replies: 53
Views: 13,448
Posted By Fiesty Fay
Thanks for the information gil, my, you chaps are...

Thanks for the information gil, my, you chaps are a mine of information. The research is going really well, I will soon be able to start working the printer to death.

Thanks again

Fay :D
Forum: Fishing Vessels 27th February 2008, 09:46
Replies: 20
Views: 4,788
Posted By Fiesty Fay
As an addition to my previous reply, the site...

As an addition to my previous reply, the site also shows the Margaret Paton and Admiral Rodney on there

Regards
Fay
Forum: Fishing Vessels 27th February 2008, 09:43
Replies: 20
Views: 4,788
Posted By Fiesty Fay
http://www.grantontrawlers.com/Trawlers/Lothian%20...

http://www.grantontrawlers.com/Trawlers/Lothian%20Leader%20GN%2018.htm
This site is a Granton Trawler site Lothian Leader is listed on there with a picture.

Regards

Fay
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