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by trevor
Wed May 20, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Question to forum members
Replies: 22
Views: 6725

Re: Question to forum members

Hi Siri, I have never had any and only seen 1 or 2 before you get to them

Keep up the good work
Stay safe and well All of you

Best regards
Trevor
by trevor
Thu May 14, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Blackburn Rovers GY 102 FY 116
Replies: 2
Views: 990

Re: Blackburn Rovers GY 102 FY 116

Thanks David I have since found a family member who's uncle was on board at the time and he tells that although they opened the sea cocks they failed and that left the boat drifting until the anchor snagged on the kentish sands looks like it was then recovered because by the 28/02/1940 she was sent ...
by trevor
Thu May 14, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Blackburn Rovers GY 102 FY 116
Replies: 2
Views: 990

Blackburn Rovers GY 102 FY 116

Good Morning Gents, I have been asked if I can look into the history of the Grimsby Trawler Blackburn Rovers GY 102 she was requisitioned as an Anti Sub Trawler 25/08/1939 I have found 2 conflicting reports 1. 26/11/1939 whilst off Goodwin Sands in bad weather a cable was washed off her foredeck and...
by trevor
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawlers WW2 Crew Losses
Replies: 3
Views: 6220

Re: Requisitioned Trawlers WW2 Crew Losses

Morning Phil, Dave,
Thanks for the information

I will check them out

Cheers
Trevor
by trevor
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawlers WW2 Crew Losses
Replies: 3
Views: 6220

Requisitioned Trawlers WW2 Crew Losses

I am trying to find if there are any lists of the crews lost during the WW2 conflict who served on the Requisitioned Trawlers ideally Grimsby Boats
I have access to those lost during WW1 but am struggling to find those in WW2

any help as always is appreciated

Regards
Trevor
by trevor
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawler Vascama
Replies: 3
Views: 6756

Re: Requisitioned Trawler Vascama

Thank you both for this,
Sorry I only just replied but I work away a lot of the time and can't always get to a computer

Certainly helps

Best regards
Trevor
by trevor
Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawler Vascama
Replies: 3
Views: 6756

Requisitioned Trawler Vascama

Hi, I am looking for information concerning the Grimsby Trawler Vascama GY 164, she was on loan to the Portugese Navy in WW2 10/1943, Named P6, and returned 08/1944
What was her role/duties whilst with the Portugese

Many thanks
Trevor
by trevor
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Trawler Donna Nook WW1
Replies: 4
Views: 4874

Re: Trawler Donna Nook WW1

Morning Phil, Yes this is the same as I found, I think its a typo with the managers being Grimsby Based when in fact she was only registered as a Fleetwood boat, I have now checked the Registry for Grimsby and it was definately NOT registered at Grimsby Looking at the Fleetwood database it has only ...
by trevor
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Trawler Donna Nook WW1
Replies: 4
Views: 4874

Trawler Donna Nook WW1

Evening all, Looking for clarification concerning the Trawler Donna Nook Its down as being a Grimsby Trawler GY 237 in various references Toghill Page 125 and Dittmar& Colledge Page 186 BUT when I check my records I can find no record of it ever being registered as GY 237 According to my records it ...
by trevor
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawler Mildenhall
Replies: 7
Views: 7615

Re: Requisitioned Trawler Mildenhall

Thank you both, I am ordering a copy from Abe Books

best regards
Trevor
by trevor
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawler Mildenhall
Replies: 7
Views: 7615

Re: Requisitioned Trawler Mildenhall

Honestly not sure
I never knew the book existed until Maurice mentioned it

Lets hope google can find a copy for me...

cheers
by trevor
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawler Mildenhall
Replies: 7
Views: 7615

Re: Requisitioned Trawler Mildenhall

Thank you Maurice, Next task is to find a copy

Thank you for your help

best regards
Trevor
by trevor
Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawler Mildenhall
Replies: 7
Views: 7615

Requisitioned Trawler Mildenhall

Hi everyone, looking for any information concerning the requisitioned trawler Mildenhall GY 124
Pennant FY 128
Requisitioed 09/39 but went to the french navy and renamed L'Ajacc jenne

any information on her role whilst serving with the french navy

Thanks
Trevor
by trevor
Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Armed escort trawlers
Replies: 4
Views: 9018

Re: Armed escort trawlers

Thanks, I will see if I can find a copy

best regards
Trevor
by trevor
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Armed escort trawlers
Replies: 4
Views: 9018

Re: Armed escort trawlers

Hi Geosub1978, Thank you for the explanation, I have the following books that I am trying to understand from Convoys to Russia by Arnold Hague 1941 - 1945 Arctic convoys by Richard Woodman The Real Cruel Sea same author and Convoy Drama in arctic waters by Paul Kemp my aim is to try and identify the...