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by Cy
Thu May 14, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Registration
Topic: How to register
Replies: 0
Views: 712

How to register

Due to the enormous amount of spam/hacks and other unwanted attention to this forum I have had to implement a new method of registration. To register to post you must now register here as normal. However you will NOT receive an email to confim the registration or anything else. Then you must send an...
by Cy
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Forum Talk
Topic: Hope all are keeping safe
Replies: 1
Views: 637

Hope all are keeping safe

Given the current worldwide lockdown, it seemed appropriate to ask if all are keeping safe and well. I am just out of 14 days total isolation, I think I may have had a very mild version, so am looking forward to a gentle walk in the local fields, which my wife, who was somwhat worse but now better, ...
by Cy
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Ships
Topic: Need information on HMS Wolf- 1731-1741
Replies: 11
Views: 1641

Re: Need information on HMS Wolf- 1731-1741

The national archives hold the following logs for the Wolf All dates are julian calendar with January 1st as start of year, Note she was not in commission in 1736 and 1737 Captains Log 1731/11/25-1732/07/16 ADM 51/1076 1734/12/23-1735/09/05 ADM 51/1076 1738/04/11-1741/02/18 ADM 51/1076 Muster Books ...
by Cy
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Ships
Topic: Need information on HMS Wolf- 1731-1741
Replies: 11
Views: 1641

Re: Need information on HMS Wolf- 1731-1741

Hi One of our editors, Rob Boon has sent me a link to an privy council document on John Drapers reappointment as a RN Captain. He was dismissed by court martial for the loss of the Wolf. That states the sloop was "cast away on the Windward passage on the West Caicos". http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT7/G2...
by Cy
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Need information on HMS Wolf- 1731-1741
Replies: 11
Views: 1641

Re: Need information on HMS Wolf- 1731-1741

If it helps the source for the Caicos Banks is WInfield's British Warships in the afe of sail 1714-1792, https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=Y5WCAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA1826-IA11&lpg=PA1826-IA11&dq=%22wolf%22+wreck+caicos+banks&source=bl&ots=SXlE8sS46i&sig=ACfU3U3WDnXKCjgDbPgpLh3nKKN0IR48fg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ah...
by Cy
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Naval Officers and Crew
Topic: Multi service/name listings possibly for the same person?
Replies: 1
Views: 882

Re: Multi service/name listings possibly for the same person?

It is possible that multiple listing relate to a sinlge person where no definitive correlation between the two sets of data has been identified. This is most likely where the person has multiple roles, E.g. Naval and Merchant sailor etc. If you have a specific person in mind we can always review the...
by Cy
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Ship Building
Topic: Danish warships Paint schemes
Replies: 4
Views: 937

Re: Danish warships Paint schemes

Sailing warships url changed a while ago, the image is now at https://felipe.mbnet.fi/html/odin_1788.html
by Cy
Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Forum Talk
Topic: Danish shiplist blocked by googlemap
Replies: 3
Views: 764

Re: Danish shiplist blocked by googlemap

OK, I've put a quick and dirty fix in until I work out a better display.

You'll probably have to refresh the page to update your cache to benefit though.
by Cy
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Forum Talk
Topic: Danish shiplist blocked by googlemap
Replies: 3
Views: 764

Re: Danish shiplist blocked by googlemap

Hi

Not your browser, a display issue with the maps.

I'll try and sort it tommorrow.

Cy
by Cy
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Prince Royal (1610)
Replies: 7
Views: 2608

Re: Prince Royal (1610)

To view the picture you have to copy the URL and post it into your browser. I am not sure why you cannot just click on the address. The National Maritime Museum's search function is at [url]http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections.html[/url] Because the url's are not secure. Only secure 'https' url...