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  1. PAS/ETV ICEWHALE

    PAS/ETV ICEWHALE

    PAS EXPERIMENTAL TRIALS VESSEL ICEWHALE. ATTACHED TO UDE(UNDERWATER DEVELOPMENT ESTABLISHMENT)/AUWE( ADMIRALTY UNDERWATER WEAPONS ESTABLISHMENT) BUT CREWED AND ADMINISTERED BY PAS. SHE ALSO CARRIED AS PERMANENT CREW ONE AUWE LAB TECHNICIAN.
  2. ETV ICEWHALE AND HER SHIPS COMPANY.

    ETV ICEWHALE AND HER SHIPS COMPANY.

    ANOTHER OF PORTLAND'S FLEET OF AUXILLIARY VESSELS.EXPERIMENTAL TRIALS VESSEL ICEWHALE AND HER CREW PROBABLY BACK IN THE 60'S. I KNOW ONE OR TWO OF THEM BUT MANY HAVE CROSSED THE BAR NOW. THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE ROW SECOND LEFT(ALFIE BAKER) HAS ONLY JUST LEFT US AT THE AGE OF 93 DURING THE WAR HE WAS A
  3. EXPERIMENTAL TRIALS VESSEL ICEWHALE

    EXPERIMENTAL TRIALS VESSEL ICEWHALE

    THIS VESSEL WAS BASED AT THE NAVAL BASE AT PORTLAND UP UNTIL THE EARLY 70'S. ALTHOUGH CREWED BY PERSONNEL OF THE PORT AUXILLIARY SERVICE SHE WAS ATTACHED TO THE ADMIRALTY UNDERWATER WEAPONS ESTABLISHMENT ALSO AT PORTLAND. SHE WAS ALSO ENVOLVED IN PORTON DOWN TRIALS DURING THE 50'S AND 60'S. I BELIEV
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