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Old 8th November 2007, 09:48
Dave Edge Dave Edge is offline
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The "Nancy Dee", ex "Hughli", built in 1943, was powered by a 3-legged Doxford and when I sailed on her in 1969 ran so well that if the rest of the ship was equally good she would still be trading. It ran like a sewing machine, even at 26 years old.
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