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    Colin McClelland

    Re: NATO & World War 3

    #70 John.. when my wife and i were courting we used to go to the Black horse on a monday night , the Panama jazz band used to play there, a great night

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    j.sabourn

    Re: NATO & World War 3

    #68 . I went to his home a few times , when he was on the Pennyworth he had his wife and son with him. That was in 1964 . What did his son finally do

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    j.sabourn

    Re: Captians or not (Re Queens Funeral}

    Further to membership of the MNA a few months ago I made enquires to becoming a member , as other commitments I had, had come to an end. Apart from joining

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    DeepSea

    Re: Captians or not (Re Queens Funeral}

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    DeepSea

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    Re last post and Black Horse 1958 If got into the bar section you will have probably known my old man. I was away at sea most of the time then but he

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    'Green Linnet' set free.

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