|April 25, 2012||Evacuations and Landings. The contribution made by mercantile shipping submitted by Roy Martin.|
|TBA||WW1 convoys. The reason why there has been a lack of additions to this web site for a while|
|July 16, 2010||18,746 notes by Arnold Hague and co-workers added to major convoy series (includes Commodores).|
|March 8, 2010||Mercantile Marine Memorials WW2. Search for Merchant Navy and DEMS gunners by name or by ship. Database contains 15,936 persons and data for 3,520 ships.|
|December 21, 2009||Major Update.The Arnold Hague Ports Database.
The individual area tables have been combined into a single database making this section much easier and quicker to use.
Also added a convoy search based on ship movements to supplement the convoy database.
|June 20, 2009||Ship movements An additional 37 vessels added. Now lists 378 vessels and almost 37,200 ship movements.
Arnold Hague Shorter Convoys Convoy series SPAB added.
|April 27, 2009||Signal Letters of British and Commonwealth Ships.
1912 and 1916 editions added to give a total of over 40,000 ship listings searchable by name or signal letters.
|February 18, 2009||
Signal Letters of British and Commonwealth Ships.
|November 17, 2008||
Arrivals/ Departures search engine added to find ships arriving and departing at any one of 1,414 ports on a particular date or period.
Since this site is becoming so large and daunting, particularly for the newcomer, I have included a simplified KEY for navigation.
|November 1, 2008||Ship movements for 341 vessels extracted from Lloyd's records held in the Guildhall, London.|
|September 21 , 2008||Some Russian convoys added to the Shorter Convoy Series.
|July 27, 2008||Convoy Codes extended by the addition of ADM 237 which contains more data and references than other quoted tables.|
|July 9, 2008||The EN series of convoy has been extend by the addition of 476 escorts and 750 merchants. Data provided by Tony Cooper.|
|July 8, 2008||Bugs removed from Numbered (Fr) and Lettered (Aus) Convoys in the Hague Shorter Convoy Series section.|
|June 23, 2008||The WN series of convoy has been extend by the addition of 256 escorts and 161 merchants. Data provided by Tony Cooper.|
|June 13, 2008||The NV series of convoy has been extend by the addition of 198 escorts and 141 merchants. Data provided by Tony Cooper.|
|May 24, 2008||
Incidents file added to the Ports database to record collisions, damage, grounding, straggling, joining, detaching etc.
|April 25, 2008||Major Update.
The Arnold Hague Ports Database.
Search over one million port entries from the world' ports listing the arrival and departure dates for merchant shipping to piece together a ship's movements both in convoy and as independent..
|March 26, 2008||Hague convoy search engine re-written to eliminate searches for vessels that are not listed in the database.|
|February 29, 2008||Additional data to the Hague database in convoys LTS.12, MB.24, MB.26, MB.30, MB.31, MB.32, MB.33, MB.35, MB.38, MB.41, MB.50, MB.51, MB.51A, MB.53, MB.54, MB.55, ME.17, ME.22, MW.19, MW.23, SRM.5, SRM.10, STL.12, SW.4A, TX.6/1, TX.4/1, XT.6/1.|
|January 18, 2008||Kriegsmarine U-boat Grid Charts added.
Minor updates/ corrections to Shorter Convoys Database.
|January 7, 2008||Arnold Hague Shorter Convoy database updated with more convoy data, mainly additional escorts. The Shorter database now holds 52,014 merchants and 5,490 escorts. The complete database now holds the composition of 28,156 individual convoys with full search.|
|December 3, 2007||Arnold Hague Shorter Convoy database updated with more convoy data and additional series. The Hague database now holds details of 28,007 individual convoys with full search.
Convoy Finder extended to cover all of the Hague databases.
|October 29, 2007||Convoy Finder completely rewritten to include most of the Arnold Hague database.|
|October 26, 2007||Arnold Hague Shorter Convoy database covers 346 shorter convoy series. The whole database now holds details of 27,892 individual convoys and the movements of 322,483 ships and 44,501 escort duties. The whole database has now been uploaded.|
|October 4, 2007||Arnold Hague Convoy database updated Rev. #4.
98 convoy series:18,461 convoys (271,310 ship movements, 40,880 escort duties) with full search. Convoy series added: BG, BM, BN, BTC, BW, CO, ETM, FBC, FH, FTC, FTM, HA, HF, HK, HS, JC, KH, KS, NG, OC, TA, TC.
|September 16, 2007||
Arnold Hague Convoy database updated Rev. #3.
|September 9, 2007||Arnold Hague Convoy database updated Rev. #2.
60 convoy series:12,380 convoys (222,343 ship movements) with full search. Convoy series added: AT, BC, CE, CW, EC, EN, GN, GZ, HN, KN, SH, TAM, TAW, WAT, ZG
|September 2, 2007||Arnold Hague Convoy database updated Rev. #1.
45 convoy series: 9,560 convoys (191,980 ship movements) with full search. Convoy series added: BX, GAT, GUF, GUS, JW, KG, KX, NK, OL, ONS, PQ, QP, RA, STL, TAG, UC, UGF, WN, XB.
|August 29 , 2007||
|August 12 , 2007||
WS series completed.
|April 27, 2007||
New section - WS convoy series (WS.1 - WS.29) started.
|April 8, 2007||Search engine extended to index 1,590 convoy Web pages.|
|February 19, 2007||
Merchant Shipping Movement Card finder added here.
|December 6, 2006||12 more OB convoys added - all the data that I have at this time.
Search engine extended to index 1,451 convoy Web pages.
Added additional detailed chart of Freetown - see here or Extras.
|November 8, 2006||KMF.5 added to Convoy Charts (64).|
|November 7, 2006||21 more OB convoys added.
Search engine extended to index 1,420 convoy Web pages.
|October 2, 2006||20 more OA/ OB convoys added.
Search engine extended to index 1,342 convoy Web pages.
Ebook "The Convoy Goes Through" free download.
|September 5, 2006||
5 Convoy Charts added (63). WS.12Z and SL.127 extended.
|September 2, 2006||OA convoy series separated from OB and extended.
OA convoys added (to OA.184)
Search engine extended to index 1,307 convoy Web pages.
|July 29, 2006||OB convoy series extended to OB.160.
Search engine extended to index 1,273 convoy Web pages.
|July 3, 2006||OB convoy series extended to OB.140.
Search engine extended to index 1,250 convoy Web pages.
|June 13, 2006||OB convoy series extended to OB.103.
Search engine extended to index 1,200 convoy Web pages.
|May 3, 2006||OB convoy series extended to OB.80.
Search engine extended to index 1,163 convoy Web pages.
|April 15, 2006||Charts for troop convoys added (58).|
|April 3, 2006||OB convoy series extended to OB.60.
Search engine extended to index 1,132 convoy Web pages.
|March 25, 2006||OB convoy series started (added OB.4 - OB.32)
Search engine extended to index 1,112 convoy Web pages.
|March 15, 2006||Charts for OB and OG convoys added (48).|
|March 14, 2006||Uploaded final set of SL/MKS convoys (total = 153 convoys).
Search engine extended to index 1,085 convoy Web pages.
|March 2, 2006||Uploaded 18 additional SL convoys.
Search engine extended to index 1,030 convoy Web pages.
|February 26, 2006||Added an additional search engine for convoys.|
|February 18, 2006||Extras: 8 convoy charts added. Total plots = 42.
Extras: New addition, Signals used in convoy.
|January 29, 2006||
Notes and commemorations (provided by Billy McGee) have been added for 108 vessels lost in the SL/MKS series.
|January 27, 2006||Search engine extended to index 984 convoy Web pages.|
|November 26, 2005||SL/ MKS convoys added to SL.176. This completes the data that I have to hand for the SL/ MKS series. Additional charts (31).
Search engine extended to index 919 convoy Web pages.
|November 13, 2005||
Additional charts plotted (27).
|October 22, 2005||Search engine extended to index 877 convoy Web pages.
Convoys SL.141 - SL.150 added.
|October 11,2005||Convoys SL.131 - SL.140 plus the Mediterranean section of MKS.24 added. Multi-convoy search engine extended to search 794 convoy Web pages.|
|October 5,2005||'Extras' added (charts, calculators etc). Site map added.|
|September 30, 2005||Search engine extended to index 768 convoy Web pages.|
|August 24, 2005||Search engine re-written and extended to 738 Web pages. Convoys SL.113 - SL.130 added. Escort vessels added to Russian convoys.|
|July 10, 2005||Russian convoys extended and hyperlinks added.|
|July 5, 2005||Index for multi-search engine extended to include data for over 700 convoy web pages.|
|June 21, 2005||
Convoys SL.104 - SL.112 added.
|June 9, 2005||Russian convoys added.
Multi-search engine extended and updated.
|June 6, 2005||Convoys at www.mhold.eclipse.co.uk are now redirected here.
Website moved to new host (http://www.your-name-here.co.uk/) which I would thoroughly recommend. Really excellent support! BTW I have no financial interest.
|May 28, 2005||Convoys added to SL.103. Multi-search engine extended and updated.|
|May 3, 2005||Convoys added to SL.77|
|April 30, 2005||Convoys added to SL.60|