Capt. Arthur David LINKLATER

Captain Arthur David LINKLATER 1879 - 1955

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