Discussion in 'History' started by wompingwillow, Feb 21, 2008.

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  1. Can anyone shed any light on were a boat with this number might come from have searched google, wikipedia and the royal navy web site with out success

  2. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

  3. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    German Tender (converted minesweeper). Either Hele (ex - M135), Wacht (ex - M133), Delphin (ex - M108), Frauenlob (ex - M134) or Jagd (ex - M82).

    Displacement 525tons (Jagd 500 tons), 184ft length, speed 16 knots
  4. M 133 1916 - 17 . Became tender Wacht 11th March 1928; then R-boat tender Raule 24th August 1939, then M 533 in 1940. Collision 9th May 1942.

    Why are you looking anyway?
  5. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    Nah, just wanted to test your Googling prowess!
  6. Not quite as quick as yours but I'm only a couple of seconds out. I'll try harder next time! :whew:
  7. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    It's all in the wrist, apparently... :thumright:
  8. That's why I haven't replied to Shag Shackers thread - just not quick enough to keep up with the others on here
  9. thanks for that, I did find thaose pics but they look nothing like the picture I brought from the charity shop ( for a bargin price of 75p) Next time I'm in cadets I will take a picture of the picture so you can see what I mean!
  10. Just a thought, could it be a Monitor?
  11. The WWI monitor M33 (sometimes known as HMS Minerva) is in a dock in Portsmouth Naval Base close to HMS Victory. Link here.

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