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You could try searching the 1915 crewlists at the National Maritime Museum to see if your grandfather appears on any of the lists. They have recently been indexed so you can search by name (see link below). The crewlists only relate to British owned ships, however, a sailor was supposed to give the name of his last ship so you might get lucky and find the ...


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http://westmayo.ie/german-submarines-in-north-mayo/ Memoirs of Henry, Michael. "BMH.WS1732", Page 3. http://www.militaryarchives.ie/collections/online-collections/bureau-of-military-history-1913-1921/reels/bmh/BMH.WS1732.pdf A German submarine made contact with some fishermen off the coast. A fuelling was established. Our organisation had nothing ...


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It appears that you can obtain Merchant Marine records from the Coast Guard (see Mariner Record Requests and Request Information). Though it sounds like you may not have enough information to be able to complete the request. Their website says: Merchant Mariners, or their next-of-kin, may obtain copies of their records, but the National Maritime Center ...


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There are some hidden assumptions when we ask the question "Which one of these records belong to my grandfather?" I'll make these explicit because we can often lead ourselves astray when we are hot on the trail of new information. We assume that the record set that we're looking at is complete, and that if our research subject should have had a record of ...


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If I am correct I think that there might be mis-reading here of the wife's name on marriage certificate. The name is Sheila Mallon not Cecilia Mallon. There is also a son Gerald Minnick born in Liverpool in 1928 with the mothers name of Mallon and Bernard Mienicki also born in Liverpool in 1924 and who died 1994 with a mother named Mallon. Who may also be ...


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In the same book, "Colonial Cameos and Genetic Gambits - the Stacy Brown Story", Albert E. Stacy writes on page 14: John Stacy was a boy chorister in St Paul's Cathedral Choir. He was later apprenticed to a vintner in Leadenhall Street and when so employed, his portrait was painted and presented to him by the customers of his master. The occasion ...


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Finding ship logs This reference guide won't give you a direct answer to your question, but it may be helpful in searching for other resources. The US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has a guide about the microfilm publication M2089, Selected German Documents from the Records of the Naval Records Collection of the Office of Naval ...


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