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by de domenico
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Formigny
Replies: 5
Views: 779

Re: Formigny

From the Arnold Hague convoy database I gather that FORMIGNY went unescorted from the Clyde (where she had been since 19 Dec. 1943) to Liverpool on 26/29 July 1944 and from Liverpool to Cardiff on 22/24 Jan. 1945, so she was presumably scrapped there.
by de domenico
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Adige/Maria/Carlo/LaMora/DaniloB.
Replies: 3
Views: 397

Re: Adige/Maria/Carlo/LaMora/DaniloB.

MARIA, a cargo steamer of 440 or 548 grt, built in 1903 (launch 26.3.1903 compl. 4.1903) as CAMERONIAN by the Blyth SB & DD Co. at Cowpen Quay for F.B. Cameron of London, in 1908 ALGOL for R.H. Penney & Sons of Shoreham, in 1923 MARIA for Gennaro Malinconico & Co. of Torre del Greco, from 1940 owner...
by de domenico
Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: ship Franz Alchring
Replies: 1
Views: 517

Re: ship Franz Alchring

Could it be FRANZ OHLROGGE ? Completed 6.1917 by E. J. Smit at Hoogezand as the Dutch cargo ship SOESTERBERG of 481 grt, in 1917 Norwegian KRISTOFA then in 1920 JO, in 1928 ORION for the Atlantic-Rhederei GmbH of Hamburg, in 1938 FRANZ OHLROGGE for Karl Gross of Bremen/Brake, in 1939 lengthened, 647...
by de domenico
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Admiral Stark Evacuation convoy from Vladivostok
Replies: 7
Views: 1399

Re: Admiral Stark Evacuation convoy from Vladivostok

REZVYY was the name of an old torpedo-boat of the Baltic Fleet, ex VORON, 220 or 240 tons, built 1898-1901 at St. Petersburg, into Finnish hands 1918 as S-4, in 1922 again REZVYY, broken up 1925. ZAISHCTNIK (?!) was the name of a Baltic Fleet minesweeper, 190 tons, built 1915-17, also into Finnish h...
by de domenico
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawler Vascama
Replies: 3
Views: 6290

Re: Requisitioned Trawler Vascama

On October 8, 1943, British forces landed in the Azores, including the Horta (Faial island) roadstead to be used as a naval base Four RN trawlers were lent to the Portuguese Navy just then, to reinforce their patrol forces of the archipelago. says the loan was for "territorial waters patr...
by de domenico
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: motorship ELISSAVET
Replies: 3
Views: 7011

Re: motorship ELISSAVET

Byron Tesapsides' "Die Kriegsmarine in der Aegaeis im II. WK 1941-1944", page 135, has an ELISSAVET (no tonnage given) in Hafenamt Piraeus' list as no. 227, 10.43 at Saloniki, 4.44 with the 4.TransportFlottille, 1.4.44 Unternehmen "Loewe", resupplying of Leros.
by de domenico
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Italian ships in Souda, September 1943
Replies: 4
Views: 6083

Re: Italian ships in Souda, September 1943

According to Groener vol. 2, 1999, MS 42 and MS 43 were taken in Piraeus, MS 44 and 46 in Chamia (sic for La Canea, I suppose).
by de domenico
Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Op Husky (Invasion of Sicily)
Replies: 8
Views: 6862

Re: Op Husky (Invasion of Sicily)

I see on Arnold Hague's convoy database that convoy KMS 17 of 68 merchant ships, from Gibraltar 30 June 1943 to Sfax 6 July 1943, included Norwegian SS BRAZIL, 8,130 grt/1935, route Oran to Philippeville, and US SS GULF PRINCE, 6,561 grt/1921, route Algiers to Philippeville. May be one of them.
by de domenico
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: PESCARA???
Replies: 6
Views: 10411


A cargo ship built by Wood, Skinner & Co. at Bill Quay, Newcastle, launched 23.12.1897 and delivered 13. 2.1898 as PARIS to the London & Paris SS Co. Ltd. of Swansea, 1,052 grt, same year UCAYALI for the Red Cross Iquitos SS Co. Ltd., Liverpool, 1905 to the Iquitos SS Co, Ltd., Liverpool, 1913 STANI...
by de domenico
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Replies: 11
Views: 16953


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