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Forum Name: Motor Gun Boats
Forum Description: Discussion on Motor Gun Boats
URL: http://www.bmpt.co.uk/forum_posts.asp?TID=831
Printed Date: 22 March 2019 at 8:36pm


Topic: MGB60
Posted By: FrankG
Subject: MGB60
Date Posted: 26 March 2012 at 10:19am
I have just received my Dads service records from Navy Search, Frank Forbes Grant MX99921 was Petty Officer Motor Mechanic on MGB60. I am looking for contacts, pictures, and any information or anecdotes as he died when I was 21 and we never had that conversation.



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Posted By: johnk
Date Posted: 27 March 2012 at 12:03pm
Hello there,
 
Yes, the only thing I do know about here was that in fact she survived till recently, was being restored at Newsons yard Lowestoft when unfortunatley the shed burnt down, nearly taking MTB 102 with it as she was on the slip way outside, yard is now re-built and working fine, owned by the 102 trust in fact, her service history I don't know, but I am sure hon. colleagues here will be able to help, all the best,
 
Johnk


Posted By: FrankG
Date Posted: 27 March 2012 at 1:15pm
Thanks Johnk,
 
Very sad to hear that, but still happy to receive any of her history.
 
I now have a nice picture of her crew but it measures in at 203kb at I am not PCL enough to zip it, how can I get it to you?
 
Kind regards,
 
Frank.  


Posted By: johnk
Date Posted: 27 March 2012 at 1:18pm
Hi Frank,
 
Same here I am afraid!hmmmm give it a few days, and hon. members will I am sure, revert with a solution, be great to see it if possible to down load it here, many thanks,
 
Johnk



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