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    John F Collier

    Re: Kent messenger

    Hi Mike, Thanks for this info, as I live not too far fom the RM wreck any news on it is welcome, I haven't seen anything in the local paper

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    John F Collier

    Re: Kent messenger

    Hi Keith, if you are interested in learning more about the Richard Montgomery and how she came to be there, I did a thread on
    her story, which

    John F Collier Today, 02:22 PM Go to last post
    John Arton

    Re: Cruise Liners

    Fred Olssen have 3 ? Of their vessels laid up in the firth of forth.

    John Arton Today, 02:12 PM Go to last post
    vic mcclymont

    Re: Cruise Liners

    Peel Ports wanted to lay up cruise ships at Greenock, Town Council raised public opinion against them, claiming the ships were ripe with the virus and

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    Red Lead Ted

    Re: Cruise Liners

    Peter i to sailed the Caribbean, West Indies, And Mexican gulf for a few years in the early 70s, Only consolation you can take from your disappointment

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    John Arton

    Re: Going round in circles

    Here is the regs regarding navigational equipment on board.
    As regards auto pilot driven by magnetic compass, i have sailed on a number of ships

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    Keith at Tregenna

    D Day.

    Thread Starter: Keith at Tregenna

    The Role of the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy in D-Day.

    On 6th June 1944 the largest amphibious invasion of the Second World War took place.

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    Colin Duncan

    Sources of info on MN WW1 POW's

    Thread Starter: Colin Duncan

    According to family lore, my grandfather, one James Jappy of Buckie, during WW1 while serving as Chief Engineer on a coastal vessel, was taken prisoner

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    My Favourite Wee Cargo Boat.

    Thread Starter: Fouro

    I grew up round these parts shown in the video. In my early teen school days I even went canoeing on the Forth and Clyde canal.
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    Mike Hall

    Kent messenger

    Thread Starter: Mike Hall

    In the latest issue of the above weekly newspaper is an article about the ship Richard Montgomery,which lies off Sheerness.
    There is talk in the

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    paul david jarvis

    Hello from Paul Jarvis

    Thread Starter: paul david jarvis

    My name is Paul David Jarvis, I was at sea mainly with Watts Watts Ltd company (britain steam ship company) The Beaconfield, Wansted, Port

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    Better late than never ?

    Thread Starter: j.sabourn

    I see our newspapers are finally reporting a bit of news which I hope is true. That the Morrison Government will finally take the foreign acquisitions

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