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Old 20th March 2019, 12:12
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Boom Defence Vessel BARCROSS

Barcross which became and still is SAS Somerset in South Africa is the last surviving boom defence vessel in the world (as far as is known). Have a look at the "Ships No More" sub-site and click on "Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects". Consider signing the petition to preserve this last piece of boom defence history.
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