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  • Cci
    Thanks Dave. ... From: David Massie To: Peterhead@yahoogroups.com Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 5:36 PM Subject: Re: [Peterhead] 1891 strays on ships ... Is
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      Thanks Dave.


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: David Massie
      To: Peterhead@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 5:36 PM
      Subject: Re: [Peterhead] 1891 strays on ships


      Cci wrote:
      > Hi group. I have no idea what the meanings of the letters for these mens jobs are.
      > Catherine
      >
      > ship Pembroke

      Is this HMS Pembroke in Chatham? (If so, is a shore establishment - men
      were posted here in between ships, or while training).

      > Charles Tillmer, ch.car.mte?, Leut, "Wildfire"

      CPO = Chief Petty Officer
      AB = Able Bodied Seaman
      ch.car.mte = Chief carpenters mate
      R ? = ??????????
      R. A. Sc = ??????
      Lg. ?to = Proabaly Leading Stoker
      Act. C.P.O. = Acting Chief Petty Officer
      Act/ C.P.I. Typo for the above?
      Lg. Sto = Leading Stoker


      see <http://www.pbenyon.plus.com/Navy_List_1879/Index.html> for a full
      list of Naval ranks

      --
      Regards
      Dave


      Peterhead Genealogy at http://users.bigpond.net.au/phdgen/

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