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  Topic: the Naval General Service medal of John Davies on sale
alexlitandem

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 6:02 pm   Subject: the Naval General Service medal of John Davies on sale
There are, indeed, ten 'John Davies', but only one listed with four NGS clasps.

The issue is: could a faker have obtained four such clasps and added them to another John Davies medal?

Long answe ...
  Topic: Age of Nelson main website
alexlitandem

Replies: 8
Views: 23638

PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 5:52 pm   Subject: To the same theme...
Patrick,

Roy's suggestion and your response are / were both helpful; I wonder, if it were not too much hassle, whether it may still further improve `flow to and fro' were it possible to superimpose ...
  Topic: HMS FAVOURITE - prizes c 1763-1764
alexlitandem

Replies: 8
Views: 65449

PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:06 pm   Subject: HMS FAVOURITE - prizes c 1763-1764
Randle,

Give us a link to your : / quote / source / twitter / facebook / etc., / ... 'reference' to 'the claim', in context?

Just so we can all follow the plot?

And, hopefully, help.

thank ...
  Topic: Types of ships
alexlitandem

Replies: 16
Views: 45476

PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:40 pm   Subject: Resource
El,

In the highly unlikely event you are not already familiar with it, here is a resource / portal that may e relevant to your endeavour:

http://www.io.com/gibbonsb/pob/
  Topic: What happened on 6 November?
alexlitandem

Replies: 7
Views: 24233

PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 5:26 pm   Subject: What happened on 6 November?
I think the most `famous' 6th of November from the period might be considered to be 6th November, 1799.

On which date SPEEDY engaged in a most brave action. Speedy was in action against fifteen ( a ...
  Topic: Naval Strategy and Tactics at the time of Trafalgar
alexlitandem

Replies: 1
Views: 10303

PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:54 am   Subject: Naval Strategy and Tactics at the time of Trafalgar
Brilliant Peter. Thanks for all the effort to get that onto the site.
  Topic: Napoleonic Period Shipbuilding
alexlitandem

Replies: 8
Views: 21889

PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 9:01 am   Subject: Napoleonic Period Shipbuilding
What a terrific resource there Peter.

118 Euros ain't cheap, that's for sure - but the site images certainly give the impression that the books themselves are as beautifully and meticulously const ...
  Topic: HMS Worcester
alexlitandem

Replies: 7
Views: 21735

PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 12:58 pm   Subject: HMS Worcester
Indeed, it was she.

"As he stared at her ample bosom, he daydreamed of the dual Stromberg carburettors in his vintage Triumph Spitfire, highly functional yet pleasingly formed, perched promine ...
  Topic: Spurlash
alexlitandem

Replies: 1
Views: 10716

PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:03 pm   Subject: Spurlash
Right.

True story, Binks, true story!

Wink
  Topic: Elizabeth... [not Kate]
alexlitandem

Replies: 1
Views: 10565

PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:43 pm   Subject: Elizabeth... [not Kate]
This from today's BBC site:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7899831.stm

The programme on Saturday will probably [ Kate says ] remain on BBC's iPlayer for a week thereafter.
  Topic: St.Valentine & St. Vincent
alexlitandem

Replies: 0
Views: 9540

PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 10:55 am   Subject: St.Valentine & St. Vincent
The 14th February always brings to mind, for me, not merely 'St.Valentine's Day' but also, much more importantly, the anniversary of the Battle of St. Vincent.

More specifically, it makes me think ...
  Topic: NGS Medal Roll resource
alexlitandem

Replies: 7
Views: 55493

PostForum: Hint and tips for researchers   Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:01 am   Subject: NGS Medal Roll resource
I should probably add, in fairness and out of courtesy, that the NGS extant medal `download' link above, is on the site created and maintained by Kevin Asplin [ himself an expert contributor to the di ...
  Topic: Barker collection of Nelson's letters
alexlitandem

Replies: 1
Views: 10442

PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 10:11 am   Subject: Barker collection of Nelson's letters
Thanks Patrick. Another terrific addition.
  Topic: ONLINE DATABASE: NGS ACTIONS and BOAT SERVICE engagements.
alexlitandem

Replies: 0
Views: 21728

PostForum: Hint and tips for researchers   Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:43 am   Subject: ONLINE DATABASE: NGS ACTIONS and BOAT SERVICE engagements.
NGS ACTIONS & BOAT SERVICE CLASPS – ONLINE DATABASE

As a wonderful companion `tool’ to the Message / DNW online NGS Roll, you can download [really quite rapidly] a Database relating to all know ...
  Topic: NGS Medal Roll resource
alexlitandem

Replies: 7
Views: 55493

PostForum: Hint and tips for researchers   Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:38 am   Subject: NGS - Reference Numbers and Online` Actions' resource
Patrick,

A) NGS ROLL – Reference Numbers.

A1) The letter / number shown after the name of the Action Here, every name is associated with a reference number given when a claim was first registere ...
 
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