Captain Arthur David Linklater (1870-1951)



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Arthur David LINKLATER.

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1 Name, writing, some genealogy. b. 1879
2 Evelyn Roxburgh's notes, childhood, truancy and apprenticeship. 1879-95
3 Apprenticeship, the British Princess, the Journal, breach of discipline. 1895-1900
4 Collision of British Princess with the Magnet; the latter sank with all hands. 16.iii.1898
5 Apprenticeships in general, Dana's and Worsley's in particular. 1895-1900
6 Extract i on apprenticeship from ‘My First Voyage’ by Frank Worsley. 1895-1900
7 Extract ii on apprenticeship from ‘My First Voyage’ by Frank Worsley. 1895-1900
8 Sail training before WW 1 1895-1900
9 Discharge papers from British Princess, joined B.I.S.N.Co., list of ships. 1900-1910
10 British India Steam Navigation Co., camels & other notebooks. 1900-1910
11 Work for B.I.S.N.Co., and home leave 1908, Sub-Lieutenant R.N.R. 1900-1910
12 Qualifications: masters certificate. Fellow Royal Met.Soc. Leaves B.I.S.N.Co. 1900-10
13 Other avenues before employment by Calcutta Port Commissioners. 1908-1912
14 The ‘Folio Commonplace Book’ with Arthur's ‘Index’ 1913-1916
15 The Hooghly, Pilot's Cert, Commander of D.V.Retriever, running aground. 1911-1914
16 Arthur's résumé, the Retriever and Guide, World War 1 1910-15
17 Night navigation of the Hooghly, myths and legends. 1915
18 Money. 1915
19 More on money and routine work on the Hooghly. 1912-15
20 Instructions on salving S.S. Lotusmere. 1915
21 Arthur's Report on salving S.S. Lotusmere. 1915
22 Award for salving S.S. Lotusmere. Resignation. 1915-16
23 Negotiating contract with Bomanji Dhunjibhoy. 1916-19
24 Contracts with Bomanji Dhunjibhoy and marriage to Elsie. Son's birth. 1917-19
25 The 1919 contract with Bomanji Dhunjibhoy and ‘home.’ 1919
26 Termination with Bomanji Dhunjibhoy. 1919-1923
27 Possible legal proceedings against Dhunjibhoy part 1 1923
28 Possible legal proceedings against Dhunjibhoy part 2 1923
29 Possible legal proceedings against Dhunjibhoy part 3 1923
30 Possible legal proceedings against Dhunjibhoy part 4 1923
31 Between Bomanji Dhunjibhoy and Dhunjibhoy Bomanji. Dum's ‘8vo Annual’ 1923-1929
32 A year from Dum's ‘8vo Annual’ 1923
33 Jobless and drifting. 1923-1924
34 Three more years from Dum's ‘8vo Annual’ 1924-1926
35 More from Dum's ‘8vo Annual’. What-ho Dhunjibhoy! 1927-1929
36 At The Willows, Windsor. 1929-32
37 Money and Dhunjibhoy. 1932
38 The end of Dhunjibhoy and departure from The Willows. 1935-37
39 Job prospects after The Willows. Economic climate. 1937
40 Death of Dhunjibhoy. 1937
41 The New Inn and Dum's preospects on the eve of war. 1937-39
42 The Merchant Ship Reserve. 1939
43 Other attempts at securing war service. 1939
44 Minor posts London, Southampton, Liverpool. Settled in Wallasey. O.A.P. 1939-45
45 Last look at the ‘8vo Annual’ 1940-1944
46 Dum as letter writer. An example to Dick 6 Oct 1944. 1944
47 Happy Christmasses! 1937-45
48 Hard Times. 1945-48
49 Declining health and death. 1940-55
50 Dum's possessions, his d.i.y., my memories, his friends. general
51 On inflation and Dum's overall financial problem. His books. 1900-55
52 Lady Bom's version. 1955
53 Dum v. Dhunjibhoys. Some sources. 1937-47

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