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by sparksoft
Sun Jun 19, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: READ ME FIRST
Topic: New Member hoping for information :)
Replies: 8
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Re: New Member hoping for information :)

Hi Dennis Thank you for that additional information; I can see I am going to learn a lot about my Dad's world in the war from this forum! I wish I had found it when Dad was still alive - he couldn't speak due to a stroke but he would have loved all the info and pictures I am finding with the help of...
by sparksoft
Sun Jun 19, 2011 9:11 pm
Forum: READ ME FIRST
Topic: New Member hoping for information :)
Replies: 8
Views: 10026

Re: New Member hoping for information :)

Hi Sean Thank you for that comprehensive reply! That has clear that up nicely :) Thank you very much. Best Regards Les :) Hello Les, welcome to this friendly resource, In 1940 with a huge increase in new and requisitioned tonnage, the system of pendant number recognition was reviewed, with many wars...
by sparksoft
Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: READ ME FIRST
Topic: New Member hoping for information :)
Replies: 8
Views: 10026

Re: New Member hoping for information :)

Hi Ian I found the Wikipedia article earlier, but thank you for taking the trouble to point it out to me. It is so nice to see that people are keen to try to help, I appreciate it! Best Regards Les :) Hello Les, Welcome to Clyde Maritime I found this on the internet if it helps http://en.wikipedia.o...
by sparksoft
Sun Jun 19, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: READ ME FIRST
Topic: New Member hoping for information :)
Replies: 8
Views: 10026

Re: New Member hoping for information :)

Hi Angus Thank you very much for the extended info (I found some on Wikipedia for you have extended it!) :) One quick question: Do you know the significance of the "J" in the Pennant number, J307? I have seen photos of the ship with an "M", M307 which I assumed (probably ignorantly!) meant Minesweep...
by sparksoft
Sun Jun 19, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: READ ME FIRST
Topic: New Member hoping for information :)
Replies: 8
Views: 10026

New Member hoping for information :)

Hi All 'looks like a well run and interesting forum! :) My Dad recently passed away and looking through his old photos, we found a photo of the ship he was on, H.M.S. Hound. I have managed to find a number of photos of the ship (and I have a couple of photos of my Dad from those days, one of them sh...

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