201 January 04 2012 at 09:47:39|
Full Name: Barry Davis Diggle
Home Town?: Lichfield
Message Text: We have statue of Captain Smith of the Titanic in local park and will hold centenary memorial service in April. Council would like to contact descendants of Captain Smith
202 January 02 2012 at 16:15:14
Full Name: Andrew C. MacGregor
Home Town?: Windsor Ct. U.S.A.
Message Text: Sailed with Anchor Line 1956-1962 as an Engineer.
Would like to hear from anyone who was with the Anchor line during that time.
203 December 30 2011 at 04:57:15
Full Name: robert shearing
Home Town?: gerri gerringong n.s.w australia formally london
Message Text: I WAS BORN IN CAMBERWELL LONDON AND I WENT TO SEA IN 1940. AND FINISHED IN 1949, AND WONDER IF THERE IS ANYBODY AROUND IN THE SAME AREA WITH SIMILAR EXSPERIENCE.
204 December 27 2011 at 19:47:51
Full Name: harvey
Home Town?: colwyn bay
Message Text: anyone out there who sailed on the mv cumberland in the early 1970's' names i remember are billy bains chris peters phil king geoff toft
205 December 23 2011 at 20:03:54
Full Name: Tim Brant - National Secretary, MNA
Message Text: With best wishes for Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone.
206 December 18 2011 at 14:39:20
Full Name: Klaus Borgolte
Home Town?: Cape Town
Message Text: On 29th January 1967 I left Cape Town on the Cape Town Castle going to Southampton. I wonder whether it was her last journey.
It was a wonderful event and I like to know what happened to her.
207 December 15 2011 at 21:35:16
Full Name: Keith Park
Home Town?: Kidderminster
Message Text: Has anyone seen the new model of Clan Lines SS Argyllshire on the web. www.classicshipmodels.co.uk
Worth a look.
208 December 14 2011 at 21:40:03
Full Name: Michael Fleming
Home Town?: Bristol
Message Text: Bristol Branch would like to wish "a Very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year" to all our Branches, members and sea-faring personnel.
Michael Fleming - Chairman & National Councillor.
209 December 13 2011 at 16:05:08
Full Name: Janet Farrell
Home Town?: Cape Town
Message Text: My family and I set sail for Cape Town on the Athlone Castle in May 1964.
I have memerobilia of the journey including menues and passenger list.
210 December 11 2011 at 12:30:04
Full Name: Michael Wootton
Home Town?: Tamworth
Message Text: Tamworth and District Branch wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We would also send a special "thank you" to the National Comnittee for working so hard on our behalf. Mike
211 December 06 2011 at 18:33:55
Full Name: TURKINGTON
Home Town?: BEACONSFIELD
Message Text: Am exploring father Thomas Beresford TURKINGTON born 1916, Birmingham , who entered MN career as a cadet with engineering apprenticeship in early/mid 1930s. He became a 3rf Engineer officer and was on Shell Tankers before WW2. From 1945 was on Orbita, SS Etivebank and Granny Suzanne. Any help would be appreciated.
212 December 04 2011 at 12:12:20
Full Name: Peter Robinson
Home Town?: London
Message Text: I am looking for any crew member from RFA ships who served during the Falklands Conflict of 1982. There are suggestions that there may be a reunion next year for the 30th Anniversary and a group of us would like to get as many of our shipmates together as possible, if you served on an RFA or know of someone please drop me a line. Thank you.
213 December 03 2011 at 03:58:20
Full Name: stephen cox
Home Town?: christchurch , New Zealand
Message Text: regret to inform you of the passing of my father:
Henry David Ashley Cox Capt. ret'd late of Union Steam Ship Co. New Zealand
after a short illness he followed mother on the same day. he voyages into the great unknown with his wife.
214 December 01 2011 at 02:29:34
Full Name: John Queenan
Home Town?: Clydebank
Message Text: Shipped on the following:
Any shipmates out there???
215 November 23 2011 at 10:15:25
Full Name: Brian williams
Home Town?: Adelaide
Message Text: ANYONE WHO SAILED ON THE nORTHUMBERLAND JULY`57----DEC.`57
WOULD LIKE TO CONTACT.
216 November 15 2011 at 19:13:33
Full Name: Francesca Quine
Home Town?: London
Message Text: Thank you to all Merchant Navy members both past and present for the tremendous and essential job you do for our country. I will never forget your past bravery and sacrifice, nor your present endeavours and am so proud of you!
217 November 08 2011 at 11:45:05
Full Name: Colin Brown
Home Town?: Edinburgh
Message Text: My gradfather, Eric Alexander Brown, was apprenticed on sailing ships in the early 20th C, shipwrecked twice off Cape Horn. Master on Hogarth/Baron Line from approx 1924 to 1953. Torpedoed twice - Western Chief and Baron Jedburgh. Interested in any more detailed information anyone might have.
218 November 05 2011 at 13:41:26
Full Name: Cdr Tony Wong
Home Town?: Singapore
Message Text: I would be pleased to hear from anyone with information of Patrick David Brookes whose last known whereabouts was in Plymouth. He used to sail with Shell Tankers a long time ago until he retired from service.
219 November 04 2011 at 18:28:51
Full Name: Andrew Arm
Home Town?: merseyside
Message Text: my dad the late Frank Armstrong
was a radio officer in the mn
during the war and was in his teens
when he was in the battle of the Atlantic he was mainly on oil tankers out of liverpool.
220 November 04 2011 at 13:06:54
Full Name: david john rushton
Home Town?: bournemouth
Message Text: Hi all, i joined in 1965 first ship by choice good old queen mary,southampton my home port fyffes my favourite company finished up in 2000 after a lengthy time with townsend thoresen, later p&o ferries have just retired but finding it hard to be home! Good luck to allDave.
221 October 29 2011 at 21:53:28
Full Name: Paul Day
Home Town?: Harwich, Essex.
Message Text: Hi now live in Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands since 1993. Retired writing novels.
Good luck all.
222 October 25 2011 at 10:29:13
Full Name: Rob Brown
Home Town?: Dover
Message Text: Bankline 1971 - 1978 best years of my life
223 October 23 2011 at 22:06:15
Full Name: David Lee
Home Town?: robina,Australia
Message Text: Great website.I was searching for a photo of the old immigrant sailing ship Strathnaver-Didn`t find it,but enjoyed browsing your site.
224 October 20 2011 at 18:45:26
Full Name: Martin Geoffrey Roger Morris
Home Town?: Lampeter Velfrey, Pembrokeshire
Message Text: I am trying to get in touch with Alastair Charles MacVeigh Crichton, who went from the Royal Nautical College, Pangbourne, into the Merchant Navy, and joined the Clan Line. He would have been born in about 1941. I very much hope he is still alive. If anyone can help me, please e-mail me on firstname.lastname@example.org.
(The Rev Chancellor) Geoffrey Morris (he would have known me as Martin)
225 October 19 2011 at 19:40:02
Full Name: Jacyn Wade
Home Town?: Wasaga Beach, ON, Canada
Message Text: Looking for my father, Ron Wade, Dis. R399144. Joined Merchant Navy in 1951, sailed mainly with Blue Star Line but on many other ships as well. Last record is California Star in 1972. He was a Karate expert and had Master Diver Certificate.
Would be very grateful to hear from anyone who knew him or knows where he is now.
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