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by Cy
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Naval Officers and Crew
Topic: Lieutenant John Sleigh HMS Ramillies
Replies: 2
Views: 25

Re: Lieutenant John Sleigh HMS Ramillies

Hi

I have updated the Threedecks site with some details on this officer.
https://threedecks.org/index.php?displa ... n&id=37793

Interestingly there is an earlier officer of the same name.
https://threedecks.org/index.php?displa ... n&id=13193
by Cy
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Ships
Topic: Italian Navy Sources
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Italian Navy Sources

IN response to a request here is a selected list of the sources for Italian navies as listed on Three Decks. by Virgilio Ilari & Piero Crociani, all available as pdf's in Italian: follow the links on https://threedecks.org/index.php?display_type=source_search La Marina Italiana di Napoleone La Marin...
by Cy
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Ship Builders & Designers
Topic: Leith Dockyard Personnel
Replies: 1
Views: 147

Re: Leith Dockyard Personnel

Some more on Stainer Canham London kalendar and court and city register show him as one of the foreman of the Yard at Deptford in 1819. ADM 29/8/80: "Stainer H CANHAM; Rank: Foreman; Born: [Not Given]; Age on entry: [Not Given]; Dates served: 13 June 1780-25 May 1825; Date and Type of Application: B...
by Cy
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Naval Officers and Crew
Topic: Naval Officer at Leith
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Re: Naval Officer at Leith

Hi. Thanks, but slightly confused by this. Interestingly I have no record of either a George Kingdom or a John Day as captains in the Royal Navy. In fact there's no record of a George Kingdom as a commissioned officer at all. There is a John Day, commissioned lieutenant on 21 Dec 1808 and as a retir...
by Cy
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Ship Builders & Designers
Topic: Missing Master Shipwrights Antigua Added
Replies: 2
Views: 311

Re: Missing Master Shipwrights Antigua Added

Thanks, I'll update the sites records when I find some time to do so
by Cy
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Forum Talk
Topic: Some info on 17th C Danish ships
Replies: 2
Views: 884

Re: Some info on 17th C Danish ships

Hi

All info is useful and in any format you prefer, although scans of the original would be my preference.

Cy
by Cy
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Names of English cannons
Replies: 7
Views: 1615

Re: Names of English cannons

One thing to remember is that in the 17C the terms Cannon and Culverine indicated different types of armament as well as different shot weight. Cannons were shorter in calibre, 18-28 against a culverines 32-34, more squat, and therefore had a lower muzzle velocity and lower range but with a greater ...
by Cy
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Wargaming
Topic: War by Sail
Replies: 3
Views: 970

Re: War by Sail

Much better, thanks
by Cy
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Prize Money.
Replies: 1
Views: 537

Re: Prize Money.

You may be able to find some information in the London Gazette, which published dates and locations for prize money to be paid.

The Gazette is available online at https://www.thegazette.co.uk/
by Cy
Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Wargaming
Topic: War by Sail
Replies: 3
Views: 970

Re: War by Sail

Word of warning mediafire (the host site for the pdf) is full of bogus links, all of which say DOWNLOAD, and most of which try to install software you REALLY REALLY do not want. There is a link that downloads the pdf, but unless you are certain you know what you are doing, don't. I will not remove ...