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by alanmmh
Thu May 01, 2014 10:56 am
Forum: Shipbuilders
Topic: Harold A Underhill
Replies: 2
Views: 3301

Re: Harold A Underhill

I emailed Brown Son and Ferguson who are Harold Underhill's publishers. Nigel Brown kindly sent me this short note on Mr Underhill. HAROLD A. UNDERHILL The late Harold A. Underhill was born in 1897 in the industrial Midland town of Smethwick in the heart of the black country. The elder of two sons b...
by alanmmh
Tue Apr 15, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Shipbuilders
Topic: Harold A Underhill
Replies: 2
Views: 3301

Harold A Underhill

Can anyone tell me anything about Harold A Underhill. I have three books of his. Plank on Frame Models Vols 1 & 2 and Deep Water Sail. He appears to be very erudite on (sailing) shipbuilding and rigging and I am curious as to his background. Nothing found on the internet.
by alanmmh
Sat Dec 28, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: READ ME FIRST
Topic: Berwindlea
Replies: 5
Views: 4414

Re: Berwindlea

S.S. BERWINDLEA : Official Number - 161108 : GRT - 5,276 tons : Type - Cargo / Collier Built in 1929 by The Blythswood Shipbuilding Company Limited, Scotstoun, for the Berwindmoor Steamship Company Limited - Yard Number 25 Yes the Berwindmoor S.S. Co. Ltd. (J. Esplen) Liverpool seems to have been a...
by alanmmh
Sat Dec 28, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: READ ME FIRST
Topic: Berwindlea
Replies: 5
Views: 4414

Re: Berwindlea

yorkieman Thanks, Like you I have already found these sites. The PRO at Kew has information on the Berwindlea but is closed until the New Year. When I've had sight of the records will post any info here. I stumbled across the 'Berwindvale ships in P N Thomas's 'British Ocean Tramps Vol 1' and was i...
by alanmmh
Sat Dec 28, 2013 12:17 am
Forum: READ ME FIRST
Topic: Berwindlea
Replies: 5
Views: 4414

Berwindlea

Hello, I have just joined this site. I discovered it whilst searching for information on the three UK built 'Berwind' ships. Berwindvale (1910) Berwindmoor (1911) both built by Raylton Dixon Middlesborough and thirdly the Berwindlea 1929 Blythswood Scotstoun. I'm interested in the Berwindlea because...

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