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by johnk
Thu Nov 03, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: HDML 1321
Replies: 5
Views: 536

Re: HDML 1321

Hi again, Just logged onto the funding page, as per can not donate from UK, but have dropped an e-mail to Westside as per the site, little I know of impact from some guy in the UK but...was of course respectful and polite! but extraordinary....suggestion they would blow it up to remove her! glad to ...
by johnk
Thu Nov 03, 2016 3:35 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: HDML 1321
Replies: 5
Views: 536

Re: HDML 1321

Hi Roger,

No problem at all, most kind, again trust and hope she can be salvaged and saved, all the best.

Johnk
by johnk
Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: HDML 1321
Replies: 5
Views: 536

Re: HDML 1321

Hi there, Spotted your post on the main BMPT site, but saw your go fund me page via the "live" link here on RN-CFV....clearly as mentioned, donation from UK not possible...., have shared on Facebook for what it is worth, a great shame, sure we all wish you well and hope you get the support to recove...
by johnk
Mon Oct 10, 2016 2:37 pm
Forum: Motor Gunboats
Topic: MGB 324
Replies: 18
Views: 9963

Re: MGB 324

Hi there,
Just spotted this piece, very interesting as you say re the costs, but of course post war, wooden boats were not wanted, the US destroyed many boats in theatre rather than run them back, story heard from an old friend, of planes just pushed of carrier decks into the sea.....

Johnk
by johnk
Thu Oct 06, 2016 11:14 am
Forum: Coastal Forces Models
Topic: HMS Brave Swordsman
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Re: HMS Brave Swordsman

Hello there,

Just hand to say thanks for posting this, only word is magnificent, the skills of the model maker such as this gentleman are fantastic, the detail of the gun for a start.. well deserved awards for sure.

Johnk
by johnk
Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:19 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: An interesting development?
Replies: 10
Views: 558

Re: An interesting development?

Hi Again,

Sorry, still stands for Steve but of course...my thanks also directed to Pioneer! much appreciated,

Johnk
by johnk
Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: An interesting development?
Replies: 10
Views: 558

Re: An interesting development?

Hi Steve, Many thanks your kind response there...yes clicked on the NHS link there and indeed, at Chester for full? restoration...which is great news, so seems? like it has been passed on by the Childs fleet as you say...full respect regardless for saving to start with, but as we see, trying to rest...
by johnk
Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: An interesting development?
Replies: 10
Views: 558

Re: An interesting development?

Hello, Yes indeed it is, some interesting vessels not heard of, curious that MASB 27 is listed near Chester....I THOUGHT she was with the Childs at Watchet....with MTB 219...nothing heard of late ex Military Boats, did drop a line but...any how, as yo say, for those interested in surviving CF vessel...
by johnk
Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Coastal Forces Centenary
Replies: 2
Views: 380

Re: Coastal Forces Centenary

Hello there, Yes, some footage on the www.bbc.co.uk Hampshire and IOW tab, and on Facebook, ah I did plan to go but working on things for Paddle Steamer Medway Queen...pity MTB 102 could not make it then....but running these old craft is not guaranteed of course, and by volunteers...long trip! but g...
by johnk
Thu Aug 18, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 253
Replies: 13
Views: 1096

Re: ML 253 and CFV magazine

Hi there, Ah, now there is a shot...I remember a few years ago some chaps trying to save one of these for preservation....did not work out of course, gave a few pennies to try and help, at least an effort but..had the latest London branch newsletter yesterday, great edition and great to see in colou...
by johnk
Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 208
Replies: 5
Views: 739

Re: MTB 208

Hi there, Just spotted this last, pity I am working that day but what a great offer, be great if possible to see some pics of her...I have made contact before here, was at the traditional boat festival but missed CFV stand as you were there on Sunday?, I also think I am due to pay my subs, but have ...
by johnk
Mon Jul 18, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Thames Traditional Boat Festival
Replies: 4
Views: 576

Re: Thames Traditional Boat Festival

Hi there, Went to the above on Saturday, believe the CFV was there Sunday? sorry to have had to miss you...had a fantastic day, went aboard MTB102 and was invited for the sail past that afternoon, which was great and most unexpected! also went aboard and met Bob Morely and son Leon onboard coastal m...
by johnk
Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: Two Old Ladies Meet Again
Replies: 1
Views: 472

Re: Two Old Ladies Meet Again

Hi there,

Many thanks for this great picture! yes a few years apart but such changes, 1937 to..1942......, great piece on the Canada day, what a fantastic colour photo.....at the top of the page...

Johnk
by johnk
Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:36 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: Medusa 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1190

Re: Medusa 2016

Hello there,

Great to see this and Medusa moored in the basin, fantastic.

Johnk
by johnk
Wed Jun 15, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: Forum & Web Site Feedback
Topic: London Branch Newsletters
Replies: 2
Views: 621

Re: London Branch Newsletters

Hello there, Just had a read through on line of this latest, fascinating write up on the Vosper MTBs there, and great to see news of the SCC unit, great to see the cadets supporting the unit at the ASDA event, and the career program for the future...um, I have contacted via the site, need a postal a...

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