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RFA Mounts Bay at Portland 29/01/06. Built by BAE Systems Govan. 176m.
· Date: Sun, 29 January 06 · Views: 293
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Bob S
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Mon, 30 January 06 09:59

Nice photo.
The sailing vessel is the PELICAN (I think, not sure now I've written it), I will check when I get home, I have a website about her which I will also post.

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Bob S
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Mon, 30 January 06 14:21

Yes it is the PELICAN. For more info see:
http://www.adventureundersail.com/

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wigger
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Mon, 30 January 06 14:31

Thanks Bob! I've been trying to identify the third ship. I think its the ARROCHAR. She was a Armament carrier, taken on from the Army around 1988 where she was called ST GEORGE. She looks like she has been there a while, we walked out on Queens pier a few months back to visit HMS Portland and Arrochar is in a bit of a state.
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STRAWBERRY

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Mon, 30 January 06 14:32

Bob, It's full tital is Pelican of london, going to be a training ship!

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Bob S
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Tue, 31 January 06 09:54

Thanks, thought the "of London" was referring to her port of registry.

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STRAWBERRY

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Thu, 9 February 06 14:32

Yes you would but it is written on the Bow as well

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