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TomSeaMan
13th July 2009, 08:30 PM
Hello Everyone
I am new to the forum and dont know If I have posted on the right part of the site
My dad is looking for information on the ships he served on during the year of 1960 to 1970s he served on various vestles and after his sea days were over he then joined the trinity house swansea wales, his wanting too look for the ships he have served on and maybe get pictures of the ships also. But we have a gret problem in trying to pin point this information pictures & information ect if any

Sorry if this sounds comfusing but I hope you will be able to assist me on my dads behalf
Many Thanks
Darren (Son) & Tom (Dad) TheSeaMan

Vestles
British Workman
Mritish Marquis
Ormina << Please excuse if this is spelt wrong
Simerlarity

Doc Vernon
13th July 2009, 09:08 PM
Hi Darren
Would just like to give you a warm Welcome to this very good site!
Here you will find lots of info,good Crew and with luck also find a few old Shipmates!
So sit back,relax and just enjoy the trip!
Hope we will have you here for a long time!
A site truly worthy of the British Merchant Navy!
Cheers

Here are Pics of the Ships in question,hope they will assist!

Also if you give your Dads Full name and possible DOB and Place we can look his records up for you if they still are in the Kew Archives!

If you want to find out more on his Ships etc then you can also write to the Canadian University for Crew Lits which not only give the Crews but also some nice info on the Ships Logs!)Not all)

There are also the Voyage Record Cards that are held at the Guilghall Library in London!
Hope this a; helps a bit!

Also from the Miramar Index

Single Ship Report for "1180869"
IDNo: 1180869 Year: 1946
Name: BRITISH MARQUIS Launch Date: 3.4.46
Type: Tanker Date of completion: 27.5.46
Flag: GBR Keel:

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tons: 8563 Link: 1517
DWT: Yard No: 735
Length overall: Ship Design:
LPP: Country of build: GBR
Beam: Builder: Doxford
Material of build: Location of yard: Pallion
Number of
screws/Mchy/
Speed(kn): 1D-12


Owner as Completed: British Tanker Co Ltd, London
Naval or paramilitary marking :
A: *
End: 1961

Subsequent History:

Disposal Data:
BU Bo'ness 25.9.61

They dont seem to have info on others!

Louis the Amigo
17th July 2009, 02:57 PM
:)Hi Darren asked your father, can he remember a "Patsy Sullivan on the British workman?