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British Trident /British Aviator

A ship to ship transfer (probably LDF) somewhere in the Gulf late summer of 1975. The Trident had just loaded crude at Kharg and was on its way to LEFO (Finnart) v.s. steaming.
Pete Smith was C/O on the Aviator. I was 3/O on the Trident.
I still remember walking into the mid-ships accommodation of t

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was on trident same time cannot remember any faces now,only that it was a painfull slow trip,joined ras el khaimah 14/8/75 ran away finnart 19/12/75,if i remember it was 5 knots most of the way.have uploaded several photos of that trip
 

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We did the same ship-to-ship transfer on the Renown in summer '75. I remember they told us that trips on the Aviator were limited to 3 months because of being stuck in the Gulf in summer.
 

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