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Old 9th July 2019, 00:48
Smalla Smalla is offline
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Hi guys
I was on Cadogan in Nov 72 till may 73 as A/Stwd and cadwalader July 73 till Nov 73
I remember Bob Preston great guy he use to develop my photos i also remember an incident where the night watch expecting the pilot dropped the pilot ladder over the side,knocking taff over the side his mate raised the alarm a line was thrown it landed across taffs body alas no movement a lifeboat was dropped we searched in a pitch Black Sea almost getting run down by an Iranian patrol boat.patrol boat found taffs body but couldn’t hold him they were too high out of the water he sank underneath the boat i never did hear anything about that incident
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