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    Captain Kong

    Re: Farming / environment

    I was once going to be a Farmer, then a Seafarer, it we a toss up which way I went.
    I went to a Boarding School in Cheshire, near Congleton. It

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    Keith Tindell

    Re: Alacrity

    Here is another grainy film of Bob Roberts, one of the last sprit sail barge skippers, no engines, sail only. The Cambria was originally one of Everards

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    Chris Allman

    Re: Medical madness

    Good luck John, all will be well, see you back here soon.

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    Tony Taylor

    Re: Heads Up

    Maybe we should put in a claim with Italy for what the Romans did?
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    Nelson Every

    Re: Empire Stanley and Empire Ocelot

    Ok I can understand that photos were restricted. Good point thank you Captain Kong. The Empire Stanley was new, built 1941. However, Empire Ocelot was

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    John Pruden

    Re: Medical madness

    john mine were put in at 12noon I was back in my house at 6pm and they had to go through my heart from right to left 6 times very cleaver people doing

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    john middleton

    A taste of honey

    Thread Starter: john middleton

    Just enjoyed watching an old film on T.V. 'A taste of honey'
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    vic mcclymont

    Heads Up

    Thread Starter: vic mcclymont

    New TV series starts on TV channel 5 tonight @ 20:30, Great British ships.
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    Trevor Bodiam

    Against the odds

    Thread Starter: Trevor Bodiam

    Board of trade acquaintances.

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    Nelson Every

    Empire Stanley and Empire Ocelot

    Thread Starter: Nelson Every

    Hello, I am searching for photos of both Empire Stanley and Empire Ocelot. Also any information would be appreciated. My Uncle served on both ships when

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