Sources, References and Links

Ref. # Source
1 By courtesy of The Allen Collection:
2 By courtesy of The War Illustrated: 14 October 1939 pages 156-7 (reprinted in the Daily Telegraph at an unknown date)
3 This was a website dedicated to WW2 U boats and their exploits including ships damaged and sunk - no longer online.
4 Middlemiss, Norman L. (1991): Travels of the Tramps - Twenty Tramp Fleets Volume II, Shield Publications Ltd. Newcastle upon Tyne, ISBN 1 871128 06 4
5 Convoyweb Convoy Database: An extensive and highly recommended Website that includes comprehensive information about WW2 convoys and other voyages of merchant ships and some information about ships that were lost.
6 Website dedicated to WW2 U boats and their exploits including ships damaged and sunk. It also includes a more limited section about U boats from WW1.
7 Tennant, A.J. (1990): British Merchant Ships Sunk by U-boat in World War One, Starling (ISBN: 1904381367 / 1-904381-36-7)
8 HMSO (1947): British Vessels lost at sea 1939-45; reprinted by Patrick Stephens, Cambridge 1983 ISBN 0-85059 659 9.
9 Norwegian Website with much information about convoys and other matters related to WW2.
10 Report of an Interview with Chief Engineer A. H. Stirling of Darlington Court, Shipping Casualties Section - Trade Division Dated June 7-1941
11 Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia website: Site providing wreck information for divers including wreck location maps.
12 British Submarines of World War Two website: Site dedicated to these submarines which includes a great deal of information about their service history
13 Wingrave, Alec: Service on HMS Taku - BBC WW2 People's War
14 Miramar Ship Index: A subscription website containing basic information about a huge number of ships both past and present.
15 Tørnes John Aa, Voie Øyvind A, Ljønes Marita, Opstad Aase M, Bjerkeseth Leif Haldor, Hussain Fatima (2002): Investigation and risk assessment of ships loaded with chemical ammunition scuttled in Skagerrak, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI), TA-1917/2002
16 Sharkhunters International, Inc.
17 Navyphotos website: An excellent website containing primarily RN and RFA photos run by George Mortimore - Ex. Chief Officer RFA
18 RFA Association Plymouth and District website: Excellent RFA site with many photographs.
19 The Scanner - Monthly News Bulletin of the Toronto Marine Historical Society: Vol 7, No. 6, March 1975 - Marine News Section
20 Philpott, Roy: “Twenty Years Before the Antenna Mast” (this article was on line but has since disappeared hence no URL quoted)
21 Webster's Comprehensive English Dictionary of the English Language (1996 "Deluxe" Edition): Trident Press International, ISBN 1888777052
22 District Director New York: Matter of M/V Halcyon Wave: Interim Decision #1928 - NYC-10/52.1402
24 Dotiedot: The Gates of Hell: WW2 People's War: BBC online archive article.
25 Wikipedia Entry for HNoMS Stegg (1921)
26 Website for divers - Bergen area Web Page
27 Dive Sites in Western Norway: Website by Richard Scarsbrook - last updated in 2007. Entry on Afrika (FKA Lavington Court (1920)
28 All the World's Rotorcraft website: Off topic for this interesting site is a page about the Heinkel He 177 Greif bomber.
29 Slader, John (1968): The Red Duster at War, William Kimber & Co. Limited, ISBN 0-7183-0679-1
30 Unknown author: An account of the life of Jack Nicholson of Sandwick - Master of SS Peverton (formerly online but now disappeared)
31 Jackson, Allan: The Ovington Court, Facts about Durban Website<
32 wannaDive website: Ovington Court Wreck
33 Saville, Pamela Jacqueline: Crossing the North Atlantic in wartime on the Rossington Court, BBC WW2 People's War archive
34 Marsh, John H.: South Africa and the War at Sea Website.
35 Helder Line Website: Kees Helder's website with information about Sheel Tankers built between 1845 and 2011.
36 Mersea Museum Website: Website of a local museum which includes a section about shipping.
37 By Courtesy of Stuart Smith
38 By courtesy of Brian Watson
39 By courtesy of the City of Vancouver Archive
40 By courtesy of the Benjidog Tower Hill website
41 By courtesy of the Fort Lauderdale Daily News
42 By courtesy of the Daily News
43 By courtesy of Dave Bonner
44 By courtesy of the collection of Giorgio Spazzapan
45 By courtesy of George Robinson
46 By courtesy of the Hull Daily Mail
47 By courtesy of Tom Quirk
48 By courtesy of Clive Ketley
49 By courtesy of John Bateson
50 By courtesy of Alan Richardson
51 By courtesy of Malcolm Cranfield and Chris Howell
52 By courtesy of Tees Built Ships
53 By courtesy of Chris Howell
54 By courtesy of Kevin Patience
55 By courtesy of Dave Edge
56 By courtesy of William H. Day
57 By courtesy of Charles Miller Ltd.
58 By courtesy of Sarah Bioletti
59 By courtesy of Roy Taylor
60 By courtesy of Clive Malvern
61 By courtesy of Colin Holgate
62 By courtesy of Paul Strathdee
63 By courtesy of Wikipedia
64 By courtesy of Bjeorn Pedersen
65 Provenance unknown
66 By courtesy of Bruce McCartney
67 By courtesy of Harold Appleyard
68 By courtesy of A. Duncan
69 By courtesy of The Gulliford Collection
70 By courtesy of John Powell
71 By courtesy of Wayne Wood
72 By courtesy of Gordy Ross
73 By courtesy of Mike Rochfort, Janine Anderson, Jack Cann and Facts About Durban
74 By courtesy of Johnny Vassilaros of the Durban Paddle Ski Club
75 By courtesy of David Gilroy
76 By courtesy of Peter Janner
77 By courtesy of Frances Miller

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