Lake St. Clair Fishing Forum banner
1 - 4 of 4 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,920 Posts
QUOTE(boatmonkey @ Apr 1 2003, 05:16 PM)Oddly, I understand it used to stand for both Steam Ship and Sailing Ship.

HMS means Her/His Majesty's Ship (British Royal Navy).
YES you are correct! I confirmed this with the Coast Guard about 10 years ago. I asked the question in a bar one night and we never really came up with the right answer ...it took me about another 2 years before I picked up the phone and called CG
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
18,818 Posts
QUOTE(manana @ Apr 17 2003, 11:58 AM)QUOTE(boatmonkey @ Apr 1 2003, 05:16 PM) Oddly, I understand it used to stand for both Steam Ship and Sailing Ship.

HMS means Her/His Majesty's Ship (British Royal Navy).
YES you are correct! I confirmed this with the Coast Guard about 10 years ago. I asked the question in a bar one night and we never really came up with the right answer ...it took me about another 2 years before I picked up the phone and called CG
2 yrs to pick up a phone !?
wow ! manana, you must have been partying hard back
then !

i did not know the HMS
so Captain Beer Jammer's vessel should have
"CBJ OU812 BUD" #
 
1 - 4 of 4 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top