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by phil morgan
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Convoy AC1
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: Convoy AC1

Greetings Jodi
Admiral Cunningham mentions in his book in connection with HMS Coventry and Southern Isle etc :

Two small Indian passenger ships manned by RNR Officers, Chakla and Fiona

Good hunting
Phil
by phil morgan
Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Submarine Visits Lerwick 1942
Replies: 8
Views: 1339

Re: Submarine Visits Lerwick 1942

Greetings I am in touch with the daughter of a RN officer who was on HMS Loch Monteith for much of WW2. The family has quite a collection of diaries relating to that vessel.If you should send me a list of any relevant questions you want answers to, I will pass them on. Said daughter does not live lo...
by phil morgan
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Shetland Bus
Replies: 10
Views: 1241

Re: Shetland Bus

Shetland Bus From a brief look in the book “Shetland Bus” by David Howarth there is no indication of any contact with HMS Ambrose. It will take a little longer to dig further. A Major L H Mitchell was the CO based in Shetland, with a junior naval officer, David Howarth, as second-in-command. The boo...
by phil morgan
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 1
Views: 421

Greetings

Greetings Dear Lady
I trust that you and the crew of your new ship are surviving the presence of LAURA , and will shortly come through well afloat.
Thinking of you
Phil
by phil morgan
Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Adige/Maria/Carlo/LaMora/DaniloB.
Replies: 3
Views: 1054

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

Greetings Sergey

So far I can find data of one vessel only:
Danilo B (Sailing)
Registered Leghorn
Owners E Loffredok, L Zolezi
Build: Wood Aux. (Oil engine) Deutsche Werke, Kiel
Tonnage 102
Blt. 1921 by Gino Fenili. Viareggio
80x22x9.7 Ft.

Good hunting
Phil
by phil morgan
Mon May 18, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Question to forum members
Replies: 22
Views: 6658

Re: Question to forum members

Greetings Dame Siri
Trust that you have survived the Epidemic. I haven't received any spurious messages for some time. I'm beginning to feel neglected!!

Speak to you soon

Phil
by phil morgan
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMIS Indus 6/4/42
Replies: 9
Views: 3532

Re: HMIS Indus 6/4/42

Greetings Jordi Go to the following site. After RIN-1 you can change the Chapter Number for the following chapters. http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/UN/India/RIN/RIN-1.html It seems that the original entry into that site is not working, there is plenty there for you to dig. You may find what you want...
by phil morgan
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Question to forum members
Replies: 22
Views: 6658

Re: Question to forum members

Greetings Dear Lady
This has always been a nuisance, which you have admirably dealt with over the years. Just delete them after breakfast. Us Oldies can have a good laugh, SOMETIMES !!!

Best wishes

Phil
by phil morgan
Fri Mar 13, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawlers WW2 Crew Losses
Replies: 3
Views: 6208

Re: Requisitioned Trawlers WW2 Crew Losses

Greetings.
There was a site which had extensive coverage: www.harry-tates.org.uk.
It appears to be under maintenance. You may be able to pick -up something if and when it is resurrected.

Good hunting

Phil
by phil morgan
Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Grasshopper 1942
Replies: 4
Views: 6975

Re: HMS Grasshopper 1942

Greetings Jordi Roskill gives no information on those vessels. There is a footnote to February 14: It refers to S E Morisons "The History of US Naval Operations Vol 111" which gives an account of Battle of Balikpapan. There is also mention of planes of Japanese ship RYUJO and shore based planes. Goo...
by phil morgan
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Voyage Lists on Warsailors.com
Replies: 6
Views: 6392

Re: Voyage Lists on Warsailors.com

Greetings.
Try the following:

http://warsailors.com/singleships/ravnaas.html


Phil
by phil morgan
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: V and W class destroyers (Destroyer flotillas)
Replies: 4
Views: 7562

Re: V and W class destroyers (Destroyer flotillas)

Greetings Jordi
Try the following site:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_s ... stroyers_2

You will have to do a bit of digging
Good hunting

Phil
by phil morgan
Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Minimum Age for entry to Royal Navy
Replies: 4
Views: 7536

Re: Minimum Age for entry to Royal Navy

The question is "Was he actually in the Royal Navy?"

There is ample evidence of 14 year-olds joining the Merchant Navy. Billy McGee has written much on this

"They Shall Grow Not Old" and "Ropner's Navy"

Good hunting
Phil
by phil morgan
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: M/S Elizabeth Bakke Op RUBBLE
Replies: 3
Views: 6011

Re: M/S Elizabeth Bakke Op RUBBLE

There was an article on this site some time ago, which may be helpful:

https://www.warsailors.com/freefleet/kvarstad.html

Good hunting
Phil
by phil morgan
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Galatea
Replies: 6
Views: 8345

Re: HMS Galatea

Greetings Jordi The official record does not mention them. Cunningham’s records mentions: Vian’s cruisers. “on 14-15 December Vian’s force was about to enter the searched channel off Alexandria when Galatea was hit by two torpedoes and sunk”. At 10PM on 15 th Vian was off again in the Naiad,with Car...