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by Cy
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Naval Officers and Crew
Topic: Who is "General England" Royal Navy 1809
Replies: 2
Views: 25

Re: Who is "General England" Royal Navy 1809

Hi There was a Thomas England in the Royal Navy at that time, but he was a Lieutenant in 1809. see https://threedecks.org/index.php?display_type=show_crewman&id=6365. He is the only Royal Navy officer with that surname in that year. Another consideration is that General is not a Royal Navy rank. It ...
by Cy
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: People
Topic: My book is due to be published soon
Replies: 1
Views: 353

Re: My book is due to be published soon

And is now available to buy.

Go me :)
by Cy
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Forum Talk
Topic: Minor Correction on James Saumarez
Replies: 1
Views: 324

Re: Minor Correction on James Saumarez

I am aware of the distinction, but the software isn't.

One day I might find time to rewrite that part of the system and update the data to allow the display to be amended.

But it's not going to happen overnight.
by Cy
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: People
Topic: My book is due to be published soon
Replies: 1
Views: 353

My book is due to be published soon

Shameless plug time... Royal Navy Officers of the Seven Years War is due to be published shortly. https://www.helion.co.uk/military-history-books/royal-navy-officers-of-the-seven-years-war-a-biographical-dictionary-of-commissioned-officers-1748-1763.php?sid=d1f53b89adec6e00e9c6e3a06d4e53ab https://t...
by Cy
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Naval Officers and Crew
Topic: Lieutenant John Sleigh HMS Ramillies
Replies: 2
Views: 308

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: 360

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: 385

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: 441

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: 528

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: 1087

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