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ENDEX Phase 2

DCdt’s Log 250952 May 2016 SMT
UTC –8

113 days,
6 countries,
16 ports,
33,738 nm (ish),
2 round trips,
8 sim cards,
5 blackouts, 1,316 more words

Phase 2

Devoran Men In His Majesty's Forces January 1915

Interesting newspaper clipping found whilst researching the names on the Devoran Roll of Honour and War Memorial for this web site / blog.

Useful in preparing for the talk on the “Names on the Roll” in Devoran Village Hall 7.30 pm on the evening of the Friday 1st July 2016 by Bob Richards and Mark Norris. 597 more words


Forgotten History-Irish WWII Losses

Even though Ireland was a neutral country during WWII it didn’t escape the war completely unscathed.

It was especially it’s mercantile marine which was affected by the German Navy. 1,038 more words


TMC Shipping – A Place Where Your Passion Becomes Your Career

After giving the 12th grade board exams, a student ends his school life and is about to embark on a new journey towards professionalism. A lot of questions and choices confuse him. 276 more words

Monday 8 May 1916 - We Lost 264

The Cunard liner Cymric is torpedoed three times by the German submarine U-20 at 16:00 one hundred forty miles from Fastnet.  The ship sinks in the early hours of the following morning.  132 more words

Merchant Navy

Hoegh Osaka - A handy revision summary for mariners based the MAIB safety flyer

For those about to sit deck officer  examinations, or for those serving on Ro-Ros the topic of Ro-Ro stability is definitely one to have a good knowledge of. 118 more words


A new MGN 552 on RoRo cargoes- a really handy summary

The UK M Notice MGN 552 (M) has been issued by the MCA on the safe Stowage and Securing of Specialised Vehicles. It is a useful source of advise for any seafarer involved in loading Ro Ro Cargoes. 321 more words