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Old 15-03-2012, 06:55
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Regarding your superb unofficial badge for Chawton:

Your official badge for the ship reads CHAWNTON.

Which is correct?

Mel
Hi Mel,

In my Coastal jpg directory I had BOTH spellings. I've deleted the CHAWNTON now. Just in case you don't have it, here is the Official CHAWTON badge.

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Old 15-03-2012, 08:00
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Thanks very much.

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Old 16-03-2012, 04:43
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Hi Tom,

Delay as I ended up in Emergency Tuesday evening. Let me out yesterday morning. Decided it wasn't a heart attack, but was a bad case of Acid Reflux. But to be safe they've arranged an appointment next week with my cardiologist.

Here's FENTON. Tomorrow, if you're lucky, you'll get STUBBINGTON.

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Old 16-03-2012, 08:11
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Take it easy, old friend.

We're all getting older.

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Old 16-03-2012, 09:01
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Hi Tom,

Delay as I ended up in Emergency Tuesday evening. Let me out yesterday morning. Decided it wasn't a heart attack, but was a bad case of Acid Reflux. But to be safe they've arranged an appointment next week with my cardiologist.

Here's FENTON. Tomorrow, if you're lucky, you'll get STUBBINGTON.

Cheers,

Ed
Greetings Ed

Once again thanks for the FENTON, You need to take it easy, and heed the warnings, but on the bright side you are up and running again so thats got to be good news,
Looking forward to what you can make of the STUBBINGTON,

Best regards Tom
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Old 16-03-2012, 16:11
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Ed,

R E S T

I have acid reflux - simple tablet has made life a helluva lot easier - but take it easy my friend!

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Old 16-03-2012, 18:39
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Greetings Ed

Once again thanks for the FENTON, You need to take it easy, and heed the warnings, but on the bright side you are up and running again so thats got to be good news,
Looking forward to what you can make of the STUBBINGTON,

Best regards Tom
Hi Tom,

Here it is. Odd that the unofficial has no name box so there is no way of telling what ship it is for!

Cheers,

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Old 16-03-2012, 22:59
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Greetings Ed
yes i wondered why there was no name box, but as you are aware i have several copies of the STUBBINGTON with that format, so i have to go along with it until i learn something that changes it,
Once again Ed a big thanks,lovely job,
i am in touch with the TON CLASS Association , so perhaps i will be getting some answers to why these unofficial badges came about when their members see what i have collected

TAKE IT EASY!! I will not be around for a couple of weeks off to the Caneries on the INDEPENDENCE OF THE SEAS tomorrow morning, not looking forward to the "BAY", (I can remember what it was like when i was with the grey funnel line, ) big grin

Warm regards Tom
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Old 16-03-2012, 23:18
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TAKE IT EASY!! I will not be around for a couple of weeks off to the Caneries on the INDEPENDENCE OF THE SEAS tomorrow morning, not looking forward to the "BAY", (I can remember what it was like when i was with the grey funnel line, ) big grin

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Independence of the Seas is about 120,000 Tons. I don't think you'll notice the "BAY".

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Old 16-03-2012, 23:42
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A redraw by my wife,of an old Charles ffoulkes design for HMS/HMAS SUCCESS.
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Old 17-03-2012, 12:51
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Greetings Ed
yes i wondered why there was no name box, but as you are aware i have several copies of the STUBBINGTON with that format, so i have to go along with it until i learn something that changes it,
Once again Ed a big thanks,lovely job,
i am in touch with the TON CLASS Association , so perhaps i will be getting some answers to why these unofficial badges came about when their members see what i have collected

TAKE IT EASY!! I will not be around for a couple of weeks off to the Caneries on the INDEPENDENCE OF THE SEAS tomorrow morning, not looking forward to the "BAY", (I can remember what it was like when i was with the grey funnel line, ) big grin

Warm regards Tom
Enjoy the Independence Tom, we had a great cruise on her to the Caribbean, May we will be on the Radiance of the Seas doing a back to back cruise from Vancouver BC to Alaska and Back.
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Old 17-03-2012, 18:56
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Old 26-03-2012, 11:15
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Have just found these 2 versions of Upholders badge?? please be gentle with me if they've already been mentioned before!
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Old 26-03-2012, 18:40
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The first badge is the 1941 version,and the second badge is the 1989 version.
Both badges are contained within this thread along with a write-up for each badge.Well worth looking at it from the beginning. The Attached badges are Ed's and don't come any better.

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Old 26-03-2012, 19:53
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Thank you for the info alas being at work, i didn't have time to check all 291 pages.

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Old 29-03-2012, 18:00
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Escort carriers: Were Audacity, Avenger, Charger, Khedive, Nabob, Pretoria Castle and Thane the only escort carriers not to be granted an official badge? Does anyone know the reason why these vessels were so snubbed? This unequal treatment also happened with other lend-lease vessels in the Town and Catherine classes.
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Old 31-03-2012, 18:00
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Hi Tom.

Here's DARTINGTON's Unofficial badge.

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Old 01-04-2012, 18:41
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For Tom,

Here's the unofficial for ASHTON.

That only leaves CHAWTON (1), but the original is so small and poor I can't work out what the badge is. It appears to be a shell, with something superimposed on it. I can't make out what the 'something' is.

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Old 01-04-2012, 18:44
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Hi All,

I don't remember who originally posted these two unofficials, LISMORE & MTP, but here are my re-worked versions.

Now back to my ship models <grin>

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Old 01-04-2012, 20:37
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Thought i would give this one of "Just Nuisance" a try,about half way painting it.
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Old 06-04-2012, 19:21
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I have searched this thread and found no badge for HMS Inflexible nor searching the web. Is there one I can have for our WW1 commemorative Winkeigh web site?

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Old 06-04-2012, 20:14
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Unofficial badge for INFLEXIBLE

Regards

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Dear SCRG1970,

Brilliant. Many thanks as we can now show the ship that this man was on all though the war, including being at Jutland. The Winkleigh Roll of Honour only show the ships sailors were on during 1919-20 when the list was created. Now we can tell the real stories as the vicar at the time really wanted.

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Greetings,

I have come across this badge for HMS WOODBRIDGE HAVEN
(Minesweeper ) when sorting out my badges about Ton Class, and as there never was a Woodbridge Haven Minesweeper, only a Minesweeper support ship, can anyone caste some light on the origin of this badge, The anchor could have some reference to the Woodbridge Haven's official badge and the Chicken some reference to the looking after the Ton Class Sweepers,
Has anyone got any ideas of this badge or has anyone seen it before,
i would be most greatful for any help,

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Hi Tom,The inscription translates as "Amid the Drifting Currents an Anchor"

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