Liverpool Retired Merchant Seafarers

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can u help solve a 60 year old mystery

i am looking for info on which ships my grandfather served on during ww2. He was on a minesweeper and he died in the 60's. His name was james (jimmy) broome and he came from manchester, England. He had a brother named clifford and his partners name was annie. If you served with or think you may have served with him please contact me as you may be able to unravel a 60 year old mystery. he may have served on hms lighting. Many thanks liza broome

Re: can u help solve a 60 year old mystery

Hi Liza
We are a Merchant Navy site , but I can possibly give you what help I can in your search.
If you write (email) to Robbie Robson he is the Gen Sec R.N Fed I am sure he would assist you.
Here is the email address.


If your Grandfather did serve aboard a merchant vessel.His records are at .

Anchor House
Cheviot Close
Parc Ty Glas
Llanishen
Cardiff
CF14 5JA

or
National Maritime Museum
Romney Road
Greenwich
LONDON SE10 9NF
Good luck im your search
Gerry LRMS