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For questions about the sea-going or maritime branch of the military, including the marines.

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Getting information from Navy service record if date of death unknown?

I am helping a friend research her father who was born in 1917. The only document she has, of his, is his marriage certificate...giving his name, father's name and name of spouse and profession. ...
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WW2 German or Polish naval uniform?

The photo attached shows a naval person from WW2 having his hair cut. I am trying to work out whether this is German or Polish Navy. Both looking at Google images are very similar with the 3 white ...
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Were 18th century British mariners incentivized to serve aboard fireships?

Strong candidates for my 6th great grandparents are Jeremiah and Mary Smyth who baptised four children at Oxwich, Glamorgan, Wales: 16 Jan 1737, Jeremiah, s. of Jeremiah & Mary Smith 25 Feb 1739, ...
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Italian Navy Records from 1820 to 1840

I am researching about my family tree and I finally found something on my great great great grandfather. I have discovered that he was from Italian Navy posted in Sistre Levante from 1838 to 1842. I ...
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