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Merchant navy or mercantile marine or Royal Navy ?

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Merchant navy or mercantile marine or Royal Navy ?

Posted: 9 May 2004 2:30PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 5 Sep 2005 2:04PM GMT
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Hugh W


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there are also

Seafarers of New England
Seafarers of Nova Scotia
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and military

Boards > Topics > Military > Merchant Marines
sailors in US military transport =======================================
Boards > Topics > Military > United Kingdom > Royal Navy
if the ship is an HMS Her, or His, Majesty's Ship
or a Royal Marine soldier - technically light infantry.

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Boards > Topics > Military > United Kingdom > British Merchant Marines
British merchant seamen who served from USA on board U.S.M.M

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Hugh_Watkins 9 May 2004 8:30PM GMT 
Hugh_Watkins 9 May 2004 9:28PM GMT 
Hugh_Watkins 17 May 2004 7:01PM GMT 
Barry Campbell 21 Jun 2004 6:07AM GMT 
Hugh_Watkins 21 Jun 2004 7:14AM GMT 
martin roe 14 Jul 2012 12:25PM GMT 
SKandRC 15 Jul 2012 9:01AM GMT 
martin roe 15 Jul 2012 10:09AM GMT 
martin roe 15 Jul 2012 10:32AM GMT 
SKandRC 15 Jul 2012 2:35PM GMT 
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