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Forum: Modelling Forum 22-02-2018, 20:31
Replies: 478
Views: 45,468
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Naval Tug ??

Well done Ivor, pleased you outsmarted the gremlins. the image is 600x900 and 178kb.

Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 22-02-2018, 15:52
Replies: 136
Views: 23,874
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: HMS Ocean: Helicopter Assault Ship 1995-2018

I can recall visiting HMS Cavalier at Brighton Marina, but I don't think they wanted her and she ended up at Hebburn, before a home was found for her at Chatham. So scrapping ships on Brighton beach...
Forum: German Ships and Crews 22-02-2018, 09:17
Replies: 123
Views: 24,319
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Scapa Flow: Scuttling of the High Sea Fleet

You would need the copyright owners permission to reproduce their work. Copyright is a minefield, an expensive minefield in some cases.

Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 21-02-2018, 15:29
Replies: 0
Views: 48
Posted By jbryce1437
HMS Monmouth 1901 - 1914

HMS Monmouth was the first of a class of ten armoured cruisers and was completed December 1903. She spent most of her time on the China station but, from the commencement of the First World War, was...
Forum: Service Records / Naval Relatives and Friends 19-02-2018, 20:32
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Service record Stoker John "Jack" GULLIVER KX 141578 minesweepers ww2

Hello Ben and a warm welcome to the Forums.
I have to agree about the lack of information on the record and I would have been very disappointed to pay for such sparse details. Hopefully, your new...
Forum: Other Naval Topics 18-02-2018, 14:14
Replies: 1,747
Sticky: Naval Uniforms
Views: 324,697
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Naval Uniforms

Pretty sure we had a plumber on the Ark Royal 1964. Unlike Artificers, they wore a branch badge on their lapels in the form of crossed axes.

Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 15-02-2018, 16:29
Replies: 303
Sticky: Crew Losses
Views: 172,451
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Crew Losses

I have attached a spreadsheet of the names of HMS Gloucester casualties on 22nd May 1941 from the Commonwealth War Gaves Commission site ( Less than 700...
Forum: Introductions 14-02-2018, 17:02
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: HMS Pembroke 1930's

Hello chalfonter and a very warm welcome to the Forums. I am pleased you have obtained his service record and you are welcome to post a copy on this thread and we will endeavour to explain its...
Forum: Other Maritime Topics 12-02-2018, 15:58
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Fleet Chief WRNS

I think she may have been a Chief Petty Officer Wren rather than Fleet Chief Petty Officer Wren. I think the Fleet Chief rank came into effect in the early 1970's.

Forum: Other Naval Topics 10-02-2018, 11:02
Replies: 398
Views: 95,026
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Unidentified Equipment

Could it be the hinge to fold the tail round for stowing (

Forum: Other Naval Topics 09-02-2018, 19:21
Replies: 5,484
Views: 483,723
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Jims Ship Paintings

I think this ( Osprey posed for the painting and interesting to learn that...
Forum: Introductions 09-02-2018, 19:14
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Gibraltar Records

Hello tchafe and a very warm welcome to the Forums. Looking forward to seeing anything further that you can add about your fathers service, especially regarding his training in underwater...
Forum: Introductions 09-02-2018, 15:20
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Delete account

Hello Peter, is there any particular reason why you want to do that?

Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 08-02-2018, 19:33
Replies: 25
Views: 4,135
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: HMS Intrepid 1967-1999

Hello RichardS and a very warm welcome to the Forums. Not sure if there are many former Intrepid crew amongst our members but she has her own association with a Facebook page...
Forum: Service Records / Naval Relatives and Friends 07-02-2018, 21:10
Replies: 211
Views: 58,375
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Abbreviations on Service Records

Hello Susan, can you post a copy of the part of the record where the entry is recorded.

Many thanks
Forum: Service Records / Naval Relatives and Friends 07-02-2018, 16:06
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: assistance to identify a RN Warship/Establishemnt c. 1976

I think it says ORONTES (, which was a troop transport, so he was probably embarked for transporting to wherever Rifleman was located when he joined...
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions 07-02-2018, 16:02
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Subscribing to a thread. How-To?

Yes there is. If you make a post, scroll down to the Additional Options section and in the Thread Subscriptions click on the Notifications Type down arrow to see the options available, as per this...
Forum: Introductions 06-02-2018, 22:48
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: HMS Kempenfelt -1915 to 1917

Hello upthewoods and a very warm welcome to the Forums. It will help if you would attach a copy of his service record here and we will endeavour to get some answers for you.
Also, see the posts in...
Forum: Introductions 06-02-2018, 20:03
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: James rayne or ryan

I can only find one record for James Rayne here...
Forum: Other Naval Topics 06-02-2018, 19:52
Replies: 30
Views: 20,674
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Rear Admiral Wilfred Graham

Many thanks for the post deps. I read of his passing a couple of days ago but cannot, as yet, find an official announcement or obituary for him.
RIP Sir.

Forum: Modelling Forum 06-02-2018, 11:09
Replies: 23
Views: 538
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Starting from scratch

You will find information about how to do that on this thread ( Just remember that images straight out of the digital camera/phone are...
Forum: German Ships and Crews 05-02-2018, 16:23
Replies: 44
Views: 5,197
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: German Grand Fleet ships in Forth 1918

:DI was noted for my observational powers;)

Forum: Other Naval Topics 03-02-2018, 13:14
Replies: 30
Views: 1,075
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: newly found historical papers?

A moving account and pleased that the writer persevered and was rewarded for her efforts by the Faroese authorities.

Forum: Other Naval Topics 02-02-2018, 16:53
Replies: 2,417
Views: 336,946
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: Communications in the Royal Navy

Or purloined one from a Soviet ship, which is what nearly happended with a couple of Devonshires crew, when in Freemantle with the Ark in 1965.

Forum: Other Naval Topics 02-02-2018, 16:30
Replies: 685
Views: 99,462
Posted By jbryce1437
Re: RN Shore Training Establishment: HMS Raleigh

They probably havent enough people on the parade ground these days for the order "Anson, Benbow and Collingwood divisions, left incline" :D

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