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    Colin Duncan

    Re: Submarines.

    Your question asks if submarines attacked on the surface. I am not an ex-submariner, rather ex-MN. However, I have recently been reading material on

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    Robert Arlington

    Re: Nine weeks at sea.

    Thanks Commodore Paul, great reminder of the past although a decade later on the lovely Otaio, I think we all had similar events!
    Regards

    Robert Arlington Today, 09:52 AM Go to last post
    Jim Whamond

    Re: Brian

    Brian, I was on the 3rd Electrician on the Empress of England which as you know became the Ocean Monarch. When I was on it we had a electricians alleyway

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    j.sabourn

    Re: New crew intro.

    Welcome Neville if your collecting MN memoribla think 50 cap badges still have a long way to go as nearly every company at one time had their own, plus

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    Christopher Tennant

    Re: Picking up a tow from another banana boat

    The voyage to Hong Kong was difficult for all on board but the crew pulled together and accomplished many things. Yes, we did burn most items made of

    Christopher Tennant Today, 08:09 AM Go to last post
    Ivan Cloherty

    Re: Manning

    Just a small note John, if you had a capacity/cabins fore 'more' than 12 passengers then you had to carry a doctor, that is why scores if not hundreds

    Ivan Cloherty Today, 08:00 AM Go to last post
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    My uncle John Shaw lost his life on the clan Keith his home was at Croftdhu Errogie Inverness scotland

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    ID badge and era use?

    Thread Starter: Neville Kemp

    Hi all any info on this white metal badge?

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    Neville Kemp

    New crew intro.

    Thread Starter: Neville Kemp

    Hi all, thanks for accepting me in this forum. I have been collecting South African Navy items for over 15 years after nearly completing the field I

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    j.sabourn

    Manning

    Thread Starter: j.sabourn

    John in Oz , carried that conversation onto a different post heading under Manning. We all assume through repetition of what we beleive true as through

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    Alan S Taylor

    Access to information about Officer's postings in WW2

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