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Old 15th October 2019, 21:55
Colin Holgate Colin Holgate is offline
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Hello!!

I have joined this site to find out information regarding my fathers service on the Darlington Court. I know very little at the moment but understands he serviced on the ship during WW2
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Old 15th October 2019, 23:39
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Hugh MacLean Hugh MacLean is offline
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Hello Colin and welcome,
I see that you have posted some information about your dad on other sites. I would advise you to obtain his CRS 10 and Seaman's Pouch from the National Archives in Kew. The CRS 10 will tell you which ships he served in and where he signed on and off as well as other information. Once you have that you can find out what voyages he did on the ship and obtain the Crew Agreement.

I can tell you that on 24 January 1944 he served aboard the EMPIRE SCEPTRE the ship was not completed until Jan, 1944 so he must have taken her out on her first voyage - the Crew Agreement for that ship in 1944 is held at Kew in piece BT 381/3194 under the ship's official number 180126.
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