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    Keith at Tregenna

    Re: Richard Moffat Baird

    RE: this had your photo (with Discharge book number in the photo)

    Thanks Ivan, explains what I was fishing for.

    K.

    Keith at Tregenna Today, 09:27 PM Go to last post
    Denis O'Shea

    Re: A trip down the West Coast

    Doc he must have lead sheltered life, to insult a shipmate like that. We have all had our moments. Rgds Den

    Denis O'Shea Today, 09:08 PM Go to last post
    Ivan Cloherty

    Re: Richard Moffat Baird

    When I was at sea you had to have a Discharge Book to sign on, as soon as you signed on these were relinquished into the Master's care and kept in the

    Ivan Cloherty Today, 08:59 PM Go to last post
    Keith at Tregenna

    Re: Richard Moffat Baird

    Gather you had some form of ID then,
    have you retained it ?

    K.

    Keith at Tregenna Today, 08:40 PM Go to last post
    Doc Vernon

    Re: A trip down the West Coast

    Hi Louis
    I may yet again sit and write that Story and as said be damned! LOL
    I have a few that may shake the Bones a bit but

    Doc Vernon Today, 08:39 PM Go to last post
    Doc Vernon

    Re: Wartime Memories

    Indeed sort of Stories we all like to read here on site, need more of these, so get out your writing Skills and Memories ALL.
    cHEERS AND THANKS

    Doc Vernon Today, 08:34 PM Go to last post
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    vic mcclymont

    Help wanted

    Thread Starter: vic mcclymont

    Looking for information on an oil tanker L W Haskell.
    In 1951 her registered owners was British Mexican Petroleum Company Limited.
    I have

    Last Post By: vic mcclymont Today, 07:46 PM Go to last post
    John Arton

    Missing cadet from VLCC

    Thread Starter: John Arton

    Call me a cynic but read through this and see if you too find something suspicious in the answers from the ship and her owners.
    Rgds
    J.A.

    Last Post By: Ivan Cloherty Today, 07:12 PM Go to last post
    Charles Webb Cooper

    Wartime Memories

    Thread Starter: Charles Webb Cooper

    I remember a time when I was crewing on an old coal burner on a trip to S.America in 1943. and I got the fright of my life. I had turned to at 7.00am

    Last Post By: Doc Vernon Today, 08:34 PM Go to last post
    Bill Morrison

    Pool of London (1951)

    Thread Starter: Bill Morrison

    Once again Ch 81 freeview UK TV. Watched some of it tonight but will record it next time round. Tale of two seamen one a bit dodge and one coloured, looks

    Last Post By: Doc Vernon Yesterday, 10:44 PM Go to last post
    John F Collier

    Genevieve

    Thread Starter: John F Collier

    If you like a good old fashioned English comedy "Genevieve" is a classic, made in 1953, so lots of nostalgia showing England as
    we like

    Last Post By: Keith at Tregenna Yesterday, 01:07 PM Go to last post
    Roland Bradley

    Hello

    Thread Starter: Roland Bradley

    Hello, my name is Roland Bradley, I first went to sea on the 4th of October, 1950 at the age of 20, one month short of my 21st birthday as a 7th junior

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