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 Robert Appleton Account book. Summer Work 1916.

6 July 1916 Robert went to Whitehall and got a berth as mate of 'Tug Alice' for Malta. 7 July left for Paddington en route for Devonport. Joined H.M.S. FRANCONIA 8 July and left for Malta same day.

Royal Navy had: ALICE (ex-VINCENT GRECH), hired rescue tug. Built 1913, 253grt. In service 1916-9.25, HM Dockyard service before 1917. Sold. [ ...
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Robert Appleton Account book. Summer Work 1916.
6 July 1916 Robert went to Whitehall and got a berth as mate of 'Tug Alice' for Malta. 7 July left for Paddington en route for Devonport. Joined H.M.S. FRANCONIA 8 July and left for Malta same day.
Royal Navy had: ALICE (ex-VINCENT GRECH), hired rescue tug. Built 1913, 253grt. In service 1916-9.25, HM Dockyard service before 1917. Sold. [ www.-naval-history.net ]
Date: 6 July 1916      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Derek Shakespeare
Image ID DWS_APQ_017
Category 1 Tollesbury-->People
Category 3 War-->World War 1


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