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George.GM



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1953 Coronation Fleet Review
· Date: Sat, 13 January 18 · Views: 573
· Filesize: 30.4kb, 93.9kb · Dimensions: 709 x 442 ·
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Keywords: RFA Amherst
Location photo was taken: Spithead
Date photo was taken: 1953
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Stephen J. Card

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Registered: November 2006
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Sat, 13 January 18 13:02

Former Furness Line's FORT AMHERST and sistership FORT THOWNSHEND.

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OLD STRAWBERRY

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Registered: January 2006
Location: Chickerell, Nr Weymouth.
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Wed, 29 April 20 05:03

Hello George, I have taken the liberty of pinching a copy show On PAS/RMAS Site (Gibraltar). Cheers.

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REGARDS.TONY. (OLD STRAWBS.)(DISCHARGE BOOK No R691311) CAREER (1956-1958) T S ARETHUSA(215, QDST, 21 MESS)/ (1958-1963)/ RFA/ (1964-1965) AUWE / (1965/1973) SHORESIDE/ (1973-1995)PAS/RMAS (PORTLAND NAVAL BASE)/ (1996-2002) RFA/ (2002-2005) HMP WEARE.
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Waighty

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Sat, 9 May 20 10:16

Excuse the ignorance but what is the pole like object protruding from the bow for? I see the ship astern has one as well.
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James_C

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Sat, 9 May 20 10:34

It's part of the paravane gear for dealing with sea mines.

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