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Old 18th July 2018, 20:49
Davie M Davie M is offline  
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Basra pilots.

Read in a freebie today that pilots taking shipping up the Shatt El Arab to Basra are to be housed in Basra aboard Saddam Hussainís Yacht Basrah Breeze.
Built in 1981 at a cost of $30m the man himself never boarded.
Davie
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