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Old 21st December 2013, 15:20
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Originally Posted by Waighty View Post
The side numbers you refer to are actually called pennant numbers.
My apologies - I am used to that term when dealing with RNLI Lifeboats. I stand corrected.
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Old 26th December 2013, 18:42
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Originally Posted by Gulpers View Post
My apologies - I am used to that term when dealing with RNLI Lifeboats. I stand corrected.
No probs, before I joined the RMAS I had no idea what they were called either!
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Was sold and became joseph brown and was sent to tow jupiter and hermione to the breakers which took an epic 6 months due to various issues the tug broke down out in the solent with 2 leanders being toqed side by side mod refused to let them back into portsmouth so they went into southampton to effect repairs.
Moving on joseph brown was sold and re named Al fahd and scrapped at alang 2006
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