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HMS Vivid

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Joseph

Joseph Report 9 Feb 2014 10:44

Hi looking for crew list for HMS Vivld

Potty

Potty Report 9 Feb 2014 11:01

When for? Crews changed regularly you would need a specific date.

Potty

Potty Report 9 Feb 2014 11:16

HMS Vivid appears to have been a Shore Training establishment - if you Google there are several references - although there does seem to have been a later vessel that saw service.

Andysmum

Andysmum Report 9 Feb 2014 14:50

HMS Vivid was the Base Depot Ship at Devonport and later renamed HMS Drake.

The name was used again for a submarine in WW2. If you are looking for a crew list for the submarine you might be lucky, but you stand no chance of a crew list for a training establishment. You might perhaps find details of the permanent staff, but as Potty said you would need a specific date. Anyone else would be there on a training course, varying in length from a few weeks to several months.

Joseph

Joseph Report 11 Feb 2014 20:21

Thank you for your information I was looking for ww2