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by phil morgan
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: USN Armed Guard in WW1
Replies: 1
Views: 7276

Re: USN Armed Guard in WW1

Greetings Felix
From a casual scan I don't think that submarine activity was much within the scope of the Armed Guard in WW1.
Try the following site for some data.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_St ... rds_(1917)

Good hunting

Phil
by phil morgan
Sun Sep 01, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: "Barry commodore"
Replies: 4
Views: 9684

Re: "Barry commodore"

At some stage the original convoy was split, with part of it going to the Bristol Channel, hence another Commodore was appointed for that portion, usually one of the ship's Master. Pilots for the Bristol Channel ports above Swansea and Port Talbot were based at Barry, and are to this day. Good hunti...
by phil morgan
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: "Barry commodore"
Replies: 4
Views: 9684

Re: "Barry commodore"

Strange, can you give an example?

Phil
by phil morgan
Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Abkürzung / abbrevation M/GL
Replies: 1
Views: 7114

Re: Abkürzung / abbrevation M/GL

Greetings

This could be a German Lloyd classification.
If so:
http://rules.dnvgl.com/docs/pdf/DNVGL/R ... Pt1Ch2.pdf

shows
M Modern Yacht Rigs
The qualifier M is a design additional class notation. (FiS survey requirements are not given)

Good hunting

Phil
by phil morgan
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: british KEYNES
Replies: 2
Views: 8205

Re: british KEYNES

The following from convoyweb

Keynes was lost in the East Coast UK on Jan 11, 1940 whilst sailing independently.
Cause of loss: AIRCRAFT.

Good hunting

Phil
by phil morgan
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Seahorse
Replies: 3
Views: 10377

Re: HMS Seahorse

Greetings Jordi
Nice to see you still digging.
Go to www.uboat.net and enter HMS Seahorse in the Search. Therein you will find what is known so far.

Good hunting

Phil
by phil morgan
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: P.L.M. 23
Replies: 3
Views: 9797

Re: P.L.M. 23

From the following information it would possibly be trading under the German flag: PLM-23 was built in 1921 by Sir Raylton Dixon, Middlesbrough for the Soc. Nationale d'Affrètements, Le Havre. On August 5th, 1940, PLM-23 was seized by the Germans at Bordeaux and transfered to Unterweser Reederei A.G...
by phil morgan
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Indian Salt Department
Replies: 1
Views: 6421

Re: Indian Salt Department

Greetings An interesting subject. I was based in India for several years. There is an amount written about salt and Ghandi, but the means of transport mentioned seems to be the railways, although salt lakes are mentioned. My old logbook has one voyage from Aden to Calcutta with salt. I recall we whi...