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Awards[edit]

Wikiwings 2.0 Wikiwings
For all your work on the Australian aviation articles. Canglesea (talk) 15:18, 22 March 2008 (UTC)
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For his esteemed dedication, devotion and initive in venturing out in order to capture File:Charles Crombie War Grave .jpg with a Kodak EasyShare C433 Zoom Digital Camera, I am please to bestow the Photographer's Barnstar upon Newm30 as a token of my appreciation. Cheers, Abraham, B.S. (talk) 06:08, 18 May 2009 (UTC)
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For removing lots of redlinks in Military History articles, I hereby award Newm30 the Red Link Removal Barnstar. AustralianRupert (talk) 13:15, 15 March 2010 (UTC)
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your good work helping with the WikiProject's Peer and A-Class reviews for the period Jan-Jun 2010, I hereby award you this Military history WikiProject Reviewers' award. Ian Rose (talk) 02:21, 2 September 2010 (UTC)

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For creating many location and biographical articles, and thereby removing a number of redlinks from the Battle of Sattelberg article, I hereby award you a Bar to your Red Link Removal Barnstar. Keep up the good work in 2011! AustralianRupert (talk) 02:25, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your good work helping with the WikiProject's Peer, A-Class and Featured Article reviews for the period January–March 2011, I hereby award you this Military history WikiProject Reviewers' award. AustralianRupert (talk) 08:19, 3 April 2011 (UTC)

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For your prolific creation of articles. Keep it up :) -- saberwyn 02:31, 2 September 2011 (UTC)
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For having contributed a thousand new articles to Wikipedia. Properly sourced, too - at least those I looked at. Keep it up; I'm sure you have hundreds more in you! ;) Aridd (talk) 18:45, 25 January 2012 (UTC)
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A barnstar for creating the new article SS Arkaba (1924). Your work to help improve Wikipedia is appreciated! Northamerica1000(talk) 08:32, 12 February 2012 (UTC)

DYK's[edit]

Updated DYK query On August 23, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Battle of Kujin, which you created or substantially expanded. You are welcome to check how many hits your article got while on the front page (here's how) and add it to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

Wikiproject: Did you know? 05:00, 23 August 2009 (UTC)

Updated DYK query On August 23, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Battle of Yongju, which you created or substantially expanded. You are welcome to check how many hits your article got while on the front page (here's how) and add it to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

Wikiproject: Did you know? 11:00, 23 August 2009 (UTC)

The DYK project (nominate) 06:03, 3 October 2010 (UTC)

Barwell (1782)[edit]

Hi Newm30, thanks for the lead. So far your suggestion re Armenia looks like being dead on. Cornwallis remains a mystery. That she was an escort suggests RN or Bombay Marine, but the first doesn't work out at all, and I haven't been able to track down anything that would look like an 18-gun sloop or brig. Still, that's why they pay us the big bucks to search. Thanks again. Acad Ronin (talk) 04:34, 11 November 2014 (UTC)

Hi, The search goes on. I have found Cornwallises, Marquess of Conrwaliises,and Earl of Cornwallises. However, There are major discrepancies in terms of dimensions and burthen between the National Archives data, Admiralty data via Winfield, letters of marque data, and the Wikipedia data based on sources I don't have access to. This one is going to prove to be very difficult, and perhaps impossible to untangle. The letter of marque Marquis Cornwallis data does give the armament as 14 x 6-pounders, close to the 18 of the Naval Chronicle item, but I can't match this vessel and master with any of the others. As for Toole/Poole, I had found the EIC site, but I don't have access to its sources. Also, I can't find any other confirmation of the item. I would have thought that something that dramatic would have left other traces, but so far no joy. Regards, Acad Ronin (talk) 02:10, 12 November 2014 (UTC)
I just posted an article on Armenia (1796). There's not much on her career, but she had an interesting end at least. Thanks for the tip.Acad Ronin (talk) 16:40, 12 November 2014 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CIV, November 2014[edit]

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