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by Admin
Sat May 28, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: Forum & Web Site Feedback
Topic: New Web Site
Replies: 2
Views: 8863

Re: New Web Site

Hello Julie

Thank you for your kind words regarding the new look web site. As you can see, we have been busy creating a new format for existing material from the former site, whilst also adding new content, and we hope to add more articles and features in the coming months.

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Admin
by Admin
Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:34 pm
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: Forum Adjustments March 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 8648

Forum Adjustments March 2011

We have carried out some additions and amendments to the forum. We have added a new forum Fast Patrol Boats under the Coastal Forces Craft section. This is intended to cover the period of post-war development in general up to the demise of Coastal Forces as a formal branch of the Royal Navy in 1957....
by Admin
Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:26 pm
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: Forum Redevelopment
Replies: 0
Views: 6359

Forum Redevelopment

Having been online for over two years now, it was felt the existing forum topics were not serving the forum and its posts as well as they might, and that the time had come for a comprehensive overhaul of the board, to improve its usability, and help provide a better experience for readers. The major...
by Admin
Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: Books & Magazines
Topic: Posting Guidelines
Replies: 0
Views: 44422

Posting Guidelines

The following is offered by way of help & advice when posting to the forum: Subjects for Posts When entering a title for your post in the subject title box, please try to keep the title brief yet descriptive, avoiding vague or ambiguous subject titles e.g. use a specific title like MBG 658 at Ko...
by Admin
Sun May 30, 2010 11:48 am
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 269
Replies: 25
Views: 41673

Re: ML 269

Hello skiphaddon Welcome to the forum. I have a small amount of information on ML 269, though Mr Brian Holmes who holds a very good collection of information on most Coastal Forces boats may be able to supply you with more information once he sees your post. Briefly then: ML 269 was a Fairmile B Mot...
by Admin
Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:03 am
Forum: General Organisation
Topic: Research Coastal Forces
Replies: 4
Views: 13459

Re: Research Coastal Forces

Hello John Just for your information, you need to keep the %20 in the url—though browsers will put it back in anyway—as you are not allowed spaces in web file names, whether html or image files. Sea Hawk either needs to be written as seahawk or better still sea-hawk as Google and other search engine...
by Admin
Mon Aug 31, 2009 1:12 pm
Forum: Personnel
Topic: My Father Andrew Fraser ( Andy) JX642099
Replies: 3
Views: 6518

My Father Andrew Fraser ( Andy) JX642099

Hello John Welcome to the forum and thank you for posting details of your website which are very interesting. My father served aboard ML296 in Freetown, where they also experienced boat explosions. Are the two photos at the bottom of the Photo Page 1 on the Mosquito page, the engine room and radio r...
by Admin
Mon Aug 03, 2009 2:29 pm
Forum: Motor Gunboats
Topic: MGB 324
Replies: 18
Views: 34984

Re: MGB 324

I wonder how much these boats were bought for at the end of the war? Hello Pat I came across this insightful piece from a Canadian newspaper, regarding the sell off of Fairmile Bs which casts a bit of light on the haste with which resources were disposed of after the war. Demands Inquiry In Fairmil...
by Admin
Tue Jul 21, 2009 9:32 pm
Forum: Motor Gunboats
Topic: MGB 324
Replies: 18
Views: 34984

Re: MGB 324

Hi Pat My father was also at Mayina during August to October 1945 and again between December 1945 and February 1946. Mayina was actually a joint forces transit camp at Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). I believe he was there as part of a large build up of Allied Forces for the planned invasion of Jap...

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