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    My Grandfather James Gerald Sims served with P & O as a Second Officer. I also have a photo of him as a Master. His cap badge has a red Scottish lion enclosed in a gold coloured square. Anyone know what shipping company this is please.

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    Mike post a picture you will get a result in no time Terry.
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    Last edited by Doc Vernon; 19th July 2018 at 07:49 PM.
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    Sounds like Clan Line??

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    CLANCAP.jpg


    Not Clan or BI thats gold lion on red
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    Pretty certain this is B.P. officers cap badge

    BP-Merchant-Navy-Officers-1955-Visor-Cap-Badge.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Allman View Post
    Pretty certain this is B.P. officers cap badge

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    I would agree

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    might be worth looking at Scottish shire and Scottish tanker , I think that BP has yellowed , think it was white originally
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    Fifeshire (2) 1887 1898 sold to the Ducal Line, Glasgow, renamed Duke Of Fife. 3,821
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    Have now posted a photo. Thanks for replying. Think it might be Shireline but can’t find their cap badge. I have a cutting regarding the Fifeshire so I think he could have served on that ship before 1911.

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