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12-10-2011, 11:29 PM
I'm not sure if anyone is interested in the following but here's some photo's of my grandads Merchant Navy days.
Any info appreciated as I know nothing about this stuff.
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I've posted some of these elsewhere before
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12-10-2011, 11:55 PM
Fascinating stuff John, cheers for posting,
12-26-2011, 03:17 PM
Another piece for those who are interested.
12-28-2011, 08:16 PM
Got a few of those discharge books myself John belonging to my stepfather,here`s his last one as you can see from the last entry he died at sea.
Had to go down to the Huskisson Dock as his ship docked to collect his possesions at 2;30 in the morning, in case they went missing. I was 18 at the time.
The books stretch back to 1923.
12-29-2011, 02:38 PM
Fascinating stuff Joe, sad too that he died at sea. Would he of wanted to go that way? Did most of the seamen want to be "buried" at sea ?
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