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Offline Paul S.

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Re: 'Oxfordshire' ship movements, Hong Kong 1957
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 14 September 17 21:19 BST (UK) »
Yes. The image is from MT40/145 referring to EMPIRE KEN. Much easier and quicker, than taking notes. Take photographs and digest them at your leisure and of course they are always there for reference.

Brilliant. Thanks.

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Re: 'Oxfordshire' ship movements, Hong Kong 1957
« Reply #10 on: Friday 15 September 17 11:16 BST (UK) »
If you require totally accurate times (to the hour and minute) of dates of departure and arrival, this should  be recorded on pages 20 and 21 of the vessels official logbook.
If anywhere the logbooks for 1957 should be stored, together with the relevant crew agreements in the Maritime History Archive at the Memorial University of Newfoundland.
As these sort of documents are not catalogued from 1951, you would have to contact MUN directly. Give details of the dates your are interested in together with the official number of OXFORDSHIRE 187155. https://www.mun.ca/mha/about/orderagreements.php
Dim ateb yn well nag ateb anghywir. Nid oes dim yn ddall fel rhai nad ydynt yn dymuno gweld

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Re: 'Oxfordshire' ship movements, Hong Kong 1957
« Reply #11 on: Friday 15 September 17 12:18 BST (UK) »
If you require totally accurate times (to the hour and minute) of dates of departure and arrival, this should  be recorded on pages 20 and 21 of the vessels official logbook.
If anywhere the logbooks for 1957 should be stored, together with the relevant crew agreements in the Maritime History Archive at the Memorial University of Newfoundland.
As these sort of documents are not catalogued from 1951, you would have to contact MUN directly. Give details of the dates your are interested in together with the official number of OXFORDSHIRE 187155. https://www.mun.ca/mha/about/orderagreements.php

Excellent. I hadn't thought of going to the precise time of day but I will follow it up. Adds colour to the story, and extra verification of the date from the newspaper/passenger lists/TNA records.

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