+ Post New Thread
Page 11 of 19 FirstFirst ... 9 10 11 12 13 ... LastLast
Threads 201 to 220 of 377

Forum: Mariners and Ships

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Abbreviations on Merchant Seamen's Records


    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 07-06-2014 1:20 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 573
    07-06-2014, 1:20 PM Go to last post
  1. Yacht 'Bloodhound'

    Looking for any information on this mystery name and address: Capt. B. Chapman, Yacht Bloodhound, co/ Messr White Brothers, Southampton, England. Date 1909

    Started by BrendaE‎, 28-11-2008 7:42 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,945
    22-12-2008, 1:44 AM Go to last post
  2. Wink Steam**g Captain

    Hi Not sure this belongs here but the nearest I can find! I have at last pinned down one of my ancestors. He was listed in the 1871 Cencus as being a Steam**g (tug?) Captain. This is in Tyneside. Is there any way I can find out anything more about the Steam**g he operated? Rboina

    Started by Rubina‎, 04-12-2008 9:15 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,950
    05-12-2008, 7:17 PM Go to last post
  3. Wink Steam tugs in Northumberland

    Hi Any advise on who I can contact on finding out about steam tugs and who captained them in the middle 1800s would be really appreciated! Cheers! rubina

    Started by Rubina‎, 05-12-2008 12:45 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 543
    05-12-2008, 8:40 AM Go to last post
  4. missing seaman

    Thomas Wilson born Whitby, c 1833 was on board the John Murray (1861) listed as ships Misc. After this he seems to disappear. I cannot find him on another census and cannot see an obvious death record for him. If he died on board would his body be taken back to his home port or would his death...

    Started by nina‎, 02-12-2008 1:48 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 974
    02-12-2008, 5:31 PM Go to last post
  5. Collision Empress of Ireland & Sorstad 1914

    Can anyone help, I am trying to help a distant relative of a friend, she has given me info we did not have so hoping I can find some for her with your help. Here is the information she has sent. Information wanted on William George Naulls, born June 1881, Sutton Road, West Ham, Essex. ...

    Started by Auntie Boo‎, 30-11-2008 9:08 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 996
    30-11-2008, 1:33 PM Go to last post
  6. tracing ships records

    I have the name of a possible relative on the 1891 census on the vessel "express"in lincolnshire. He was listed as MASTER . How can I trace any further info or records?Any help appreciated.

    Started by Pamelawagster‎, 05-11-2008 8:40 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,003
    29-11-2008, 12:42 PM Go to last post
  7. Anyone to Guildhall Library?

    Hello all Is there any chance at all that someone would be visiting the London Guildhall Library and be able to look up a Trinity House Pilot's Registration information for me? The person I am looking for is John HOBBS, born about 1780 in St. Andrew's Parish, Devonshire, who became a Branch...

    Started by Mary Anne‎, 17-11-2008 9:02 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 621
    17-11-2008, 9:02 PM Go to last post

    Hiya, i have received my grandfathers marriage certificate,and it has as Rank or Profession --20576 Leading Stoker HMS VIVID----this was in 1919. could anyone please tell me how i find out more about this? Thank you Mag:)

    Started by Magsx1‎, 13-11-2008 3:41 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,361
    13-11-2008, 4:44 PM Go to last post
  9. amazon-royal steam packet

    i am tracing my great grandfather : george (gibbs) jewel b.1866 thanks to help from Bumble bee ,i now know that he sailed on the Amazon and docked in liverpool 1917 . i have since discovered that the Amazon was sunk off the north coast of Ireland 15th march 1918 by U-52 submarine, i...

    Started by deanC‎, 12-11-2008 5:22 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 555
    12-11-2008, 6:06 PM Go to last post
  10. Thomas Courts, Master Mariners death

    Hi, My GGGrandfather Thomas Courts was born in 1793 in Fowey, Cornwall, he was a Master Mariner his last Brig being the "Glenalvon" most of his time he sailed to the West Indies from London. For some reason at the time of his death he was sailing as Mate on board the "Mary Mitcheson" as noted on...

    Started by Valman‎, 10-11-2008 1:28 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,192
    11-11-2008, 3:00 PM Go to last post
  11. HMS Scott

    My husband's (distant) cousin was one of 23 who died when HMS Scott was torpedoed and sunk on 15.8.1918. I've found some basic information, where built, displacement, armament etc., but I'm hoping to find a bit more detail, even though her career was short, so any suggestions would be gratefully...

    Started by Fidgetsmum‎, 07-11-2008 9:31 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 822
    08-11-2008, 7:29 AM Go to last post
  12. Royal Marines

    Edward Saxton (Sexton) died in Egypt around 1884. We are unable to find a death certificate for him. Can anyone tell us how we find a Royal Marine death certificate? David

    Started by Spinner‎, 04-11-2008 4:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 520
    04-11-2008, 11:23 PM Go to last post
  13. Bandsman on "Ganges"

    My ancestor Alphons Eder appears on the 1861 census on board the Ganges "at sea" occupation Bandsman. Cant find any reference to Bandsmen in the Royal Navy at that time, so must I assume he was in the marines ? the Ganges was the flagship of the Pacific fleet at the time so presumably there...

    Started by Ed McKie‎, 19-11-2005 5:40 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,138
    30-10-2008, 7:24 AM Go to last post

    My Father was Junior and Senior Assistant Engineer on the Western Prince 161305 from 28-02-1940 until 14-12-1940 when the ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic. Fortunately he survived despite being unable to swim!. Please does anyone know where i might find any information about this...

    Started by thehopefulrook‎, 24-10-2008 3:56 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,236
    27-10-2008, 5:42 PM Go to last post
  15. Smile Tracing Service Records of Master Mariners

    I have recently acquired the captain's certificate number of my husband's g-g-great grandfather and wondered where I go next. I found his record on the Lloyd's Captains' Register which read as follows: Wilson, Henry Padstow 1833 (C. 6,163, Belfast, 1852) James 1852, B.; Glentanner...

    Started by debco‎, 13-01-2008 6:05 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 6,684
    26-10-2008, 10:04 PM Go to last post
  16. Advice Please re Master Mariner William Carty

    Hello All, I wonder if anyone could give me any assistance with my search? My Great Grandfather was known as a "Master Mariner" in the family and also on my Grandparents' marriage certificate (1898). On an earlier certificate (birth of my Grandfather) he was recorded as a "Seaman (Mate)...

    Started by Rosalind‎, 26-10-2008 11:46 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 490
    26-10-2008, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  17. Question S.S. Dongola, Russia

    On 22 May 1920 my Great grandmothers brother and wife arrived at Southampton aboard the Dongola from Helsingfors Finland...country of last permanant residence Russia. According to the Clydesite website in 1919 after the armistace the Dongala repatriated deported Russians, and brought back...

    Started by harleychick‎, 24-10-2008 12:56 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 964
    24-10-2008, 5:41 PM Go to last post

    John Hullock was born about 1799; place unknown. He was a captain in the merchant service in the 1830's living in British India and possibly with the East India Company. He married Mary Codling in 1829 in Calcutta and they had three sons, William, Philip and Charles, all born in Calcutta. They also...

    Started by erinnacap‎, 16-08-2008 2:34 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,590
    22-10-2008, 7:50 PM Go to last post
  19. Re drowning at sea from Huasquina

    Hi all, can anyone help me find anything about a John Whiteman who was drowned from the Huasquina off Pemambuco, South America, June 13th 1866 age 21. We saw this on a grave stone at St Mary's Church Udimore. We think he may be a relative. I did find a John Whiteman who was a passenger on the...

    Started by JulieW‎, 20-10-2008 1:44 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,028
    20-10-2008, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  20. Exclamation Shipwrights

    My 2 x Gt Granddad was a shipwright in Rotherhithe between 1815 and 1850. I am interested to know if anyone knows of any company records that exist that would perhaps have some helpful information about him, or any other documentation that would be of interest.|help|

    Started by Hils Hoppo‎, 20-10-2008 1:56 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 542
    20-10-2008, 4:12 PM Go to last post

+ Post New Thread
Page 11 of 19 FirstFirst ... 9 10 11 12 13 ... LastLast

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

Contains unread posts
Contains unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Contains no unread posts
More than 25 replies or 150 views
Hot thread with unread posts
More than 25 replies or 150 views
Hot thread with no unread posts
Closed Thread
Thread is closed
Thread Contains a Message Written By You
You have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Select a file: