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August 15, 2022 * 13 posts * 290 views
Research Help - Where to lookMervyn Rowlinson said:
Dear Shipmates: I am trying to find information on the Oslo registered SS Basis. This steamer ran down the the Alexandra Towing tug, Toxteth in 1948 in the River Mersey, Birkenhead. I was interested to find that she was built as Palmyra ... Read more >>
February 16, 2016 * 35 posts * 20,408 views
General ArticlesDoc Vernon said:
PLEASE NOTE This Article is being posted on behalf of Red Lead Ted India-Pakistan Conflict Hub NB: Please note that the copyright of all the material belongs to CTW Houston, as the beneficiary of Capt HP Houston's will. Any use of ... Read more >>
March 21, 2012 * 158 posts * 37,276 views
Ask the ForumDavid Snook said:
I've done some research on Discharge Books and Discharge A numbers from WW2 to 1972 to try and get an idea of the turnover of British seamen over the period. Typical numbers issued for various years are 1940 R 217400 1943 R 230000 ... Read more >>
September 30, 2022 * 2 posts * 174 views
General Member DiscussionJames Curry said:
The only seafarer to turn down a payoff when P&O Ferries sacked more than 800 workers without notice has won a claim for unfair dismissal against the shipping giant. [link] The ... Read more >>
October 01, 2022 * 1 post * 109 views
Merchant Navy General PostingsRobert George Young said:
Long Journey from Jersey U.K. Hoping to meet two people If times suit my new friends Visit number of places dad went in early 1950's Read more >>
September 28, 2022 * 1 post * 262 views
Missed a Newsletter - Find it here....NickTheGreek said:
Click here to view on the web||Highlighted posts|| In times of war 1939-45.September 12, 2022 * 27 posts * 1,061 views Merchant Navy General PostingsJohn F Collier said: Dad's ... Read more >>
September 27, 2022 * 14 posts * 930 views
Everard & CoRobbie Kaye said:
hi Phil, i was cook/stwd with him on the Ability back in 72/73, nice old man. Read more >>
September 28, 2022 * 18 posts * 2,316 views
Bank LineSteve Peacock said:
Hi Guys, in response to those who think a "Career at Sea" is a thing of the past. this is not the case and plenty of opportunities still exist for those who try. My 3 sons are ... Read more >>