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Winter update

Posted on February 26, 2011 at 3:11 AM Comments comments (0)


It's been a while since I last posted & there's a lot of news and developments!

In short, I have many new photos, a few archives and extensive & developing details, on two of the crew, namely Humber pilot, Arthur Edward Pearson, of Hull and the sailmaker, Wilfred Joseph Reeds, of Australia. I had a lovely meeting with Arth...

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Autumn Update

Posted on October 13, 2010 at 1:27 AM Comments comments (0)


It's been ages since I last updated the site; it's still growing, information is coming in bit by bit, 
so things will get going as and when I learn more! 
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Lots of news!

Posted on August 21, 2010 at 1:13 PM Comments comments (0)

Well, the last few days, let alone weeks have been great; amongst other great crew details, I've discovered a lot about the life of one of the young apprentice's, William Austin Willis.

Born in Bangor, Co. Down in 1914, William's time on the Garthpool formed part of his early training, in a long career at sea which ultimately lead to him becoming a Captain i...

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Pulling threads together

Posted on August 2, 2010 at 1:03 AM Comments comments (0)

I've posted my research enquiry on a variety of sites but I'd like to pull all those threads together! 

Recently I added to Started Sailing, which doesn't require a sign in or registration.

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Posted on July 30, 2010 at 12:48 PM Comments comments (0)

Welcome to The Garthpool Project

I will soon be posting regular notes here on my work; if you would like to help me in any way, I'll be looking for leads, clues, advice, any suggestions, quotes and such like.

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