Papers, Documents etc
A Fateful February - story of the torpedoing of Asphalion.
* Message from a Malta Convoy - June 1942.
1901 Discharge Book One of the earliest issues.
Submarine Menace Certificate Grandfather's cert from 1918.
1947 Discharge Book including a two year trip.
Efficient Deckhand Certificate received in 1949.
Lifeboat Certificate 1949 version.
Apprentice's Indenture the body of a 1947 copy.
Midshipman's Duties letter from the company.
Middy's Report on carrying pilgrims.
Master's Ticket 1909 My grandfather's certificate.
Master's Ticket 1928 Dad's certificate.
Master's Ticket 1956 Not much change from Dad's.
First Aid Certificate A week's course
Radiotelephony Certificate Newfangled equipment in the fifties.
Chinese New Year Dinner menu in 1962.
Diary extract - of an apprentice aboard the barque Clan Buchanan in 1907/08.
Crew Lists and endorsements from the 1890s.
CR1 Alphabetic Index cards to the Central Register of Seamen 1913-1941.
CR2 Numeric Index cards to the Central Register of Seamen 1913-1941.
CR10 Alphabetic records of World War I Seamen's Identity Cards 1918-1921.
Assault on the high seas - three cases from the 19th century with different results.
Wages and Effects of a seaman left abroad with smallpox.
Sail v. Steam - itineraries of coasters in 1891 and 1928.
1892 and 1913 Discharge Certificates - from the pre-discharge book days.
Modern Discharge Certificate - and the Ribblemere story behind it.
Pay off slip - and how to keep your money.
Official Log Book entry: fire on the Denbighshire in 1942.
Noon Chits - and home made draught chits.
Crimping - a newspaper report from 1891.