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by johnk
Thu Nov 12, 2015 1:10 pm
Forum: Forum & Web Site Feedback
Topic: Web Site
Replies: 6
Views: 3442

Re: Web Site

Hi there,

Just wanted to comment on great home page photo of six Fairmile D's moored outside what I presume is one of the U-boat pens....many thanks,

Johnk
by johnk
Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:24 pm
Forum: Forum & Web Site Feedback
Topic: Web Site
Replies: 6
Views: 3442

Web Site

Hi there, Hope right place to post, feel free to move! just had e-mail from Ted, and logged on, fantastic, a great re-vamp of the site, my congratulations to Kevin on a great job, along with all the existing great resource, the preserved vessels section is great, said before of course it is the peop...
by johnk
Tue Oct 13, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: General Organisation
Topic: RNPS
Replies: 8
Views: 2298

Re: RNPS

Hello there, Just seen this latest, little to add really, but indeed RNPS as you rightly say of course, not Coastal Forces, I worked on an old Motor Mine sweeper laid up at Isle of Grain on the River Medway, number 191, was trying to be preserved by a Rev. Michael Melvin, who had served during the w...
by johnk
Mon Oct 12, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Forum & Web Site Feedback
Topic: Casualties
Replies: 2
Views: 1799

Re: Casualties

Hi there, Ah, many thanks, sorry yes it was me being a bit...the casualties I thought were running through to as I say, end of the war, but clearly mis-understood, and casualties as per the post of the resume, were for this month in the war, of which of course there would have been many through out....
by johnk
Sat Oct 10, 2015 2:42 pm
Forum: Forum & Web Site Feedback
Topic: Casualties
Replies: 2
Views: 1799

Casualties

Hello there, I was just wondering, casualties unfortunately continue into October, last I see all listed on one vessel, aware of course that the far East campaign continued into August, forgive if seeming ignorant, but were those at least on one vessel, due to accident or mines or some such, people ...
by johnk
Tue Oct 06, 2015 10:21 am
Forum: Personnel
Topic: Researching HMML 168
Replies: 2
Views: 1981

Re: Researching HMML 168

Hello there, Just spotted your post, I have no info, but wanted to acknowledge and my respects to your parnters Dad, among many of course, but the siege of Malta was such a key event, saw documentary on it few months ago, albiet on the RAF's work, but mention of submarines, but to hear of the coasta...
by johnk
Thu Oct 01, 2015 6:06 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: RML 526
Replies: 27
Views: 14449

Re: RML 526

Hello there,

Just browsing the BMPT site and check in on RNCVF of course and see latest news, great to hear re the dinner and contact with Ben, posted on the FB page, trust all is well, await more news as and when, all the best.

Johnk
by johnk
Tue Jun 23, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Forum & Web Site Feedback
Topic: Mr Randall
Replies: 0
Views: 1755

Mr Randall

Hello, Just seen the post on Mr Randall, wanted to express of course firstly my condolences to his family, friends and shipmates, and to note his fantastic work with the establishment of the library, but also for getting this web-site and forum finally off the ground, which of course is now the main...
by johnk
Sat Feb 14, 2015 6:25 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: RML 526
Replies: 27
Views: 14449

Re: RML 526

Hi Sandy, Bit of a ....but posted under ML 296 for some reason but also on your facebook page....just really saying great to see plans for RML 526 and her future, great to see such a great patron! we at Paddle Steamer Medway Queen have Lord West, Admiral of course, who has already done sterling work...
by johnk
Sat Feb 14, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 269
Replies: 19
Views: 9751

Re: ML 269

Hello there, Just posted on your FB page, caught by chance your latest news on 526 there, which is great of course, to see another of our surviving CF craft going to be restored, with recent re-launch of hull of MTB 219, along with as ever MTB 102, HDM Medusa, MGB 81 won't list them all! but no dis-...
by johnk
Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Newsreel Footage
Topic: IWM compilation
Replies: 1
Views: 1878

Re: IWM compilation

Hi there,

Many thanks, recognize the shots of the guys fuelling ship, great shots of the D and the E boats coming out of their pens...

Johnk
by johnk
Sat Jun 14, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: Motor Gunboats
Topic: MGB 81
Replies: 16
Views: 9047

Re: MGB 81

Hi there,

Indeed, many thanks for this, great site and shot, only sorry, and I know discussed before, that perhaps she is going to be laid up now....

Johnk
by johnk
Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: 5 Admirals aboard the 'Medusa'
Replies: 3
Views: 2313

Re: 5 Admirals aboard the 'Medusa'

Hi there,

Cracking shot of Medusa, how very fortunate to have a member of the ship's company aboard from that day, and indeed able to tell such a story, fantastic.

Johnk
by johnk
Sun May 25, 2014 9:16 am
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: RML 526
Replies: 27
Views: 14449

Re: RML 526

Hi there,

No problem, many thanks,

Johnk
by johnk
Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:27 am
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 415
Replies: 11
Views: 5042

Re: MTB 415

Hi there,

Short answer I would suggest, is yes, people there also very much interested in CF,

Johnk

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