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Gulpers said:
Thanks for posting the link Dave - interesting article!

"Dear Sir, we fail to understand ............." (Thumb)
When I was at sea with Marconi's the questioning letters always began "We fail to conceive.....". On receipt of such missives, my thoughts always ran along the lines of, if the writer received the treatment that they deserve, or if only I could get my hands on the writer, he/she might well conceive.

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Chris,

Surely there was never any doubt? ......... (Retreats to a safe distance and dons his tin helmet). (Jester)
Hoi what happend to the season of good will then? didn't last very long in these waters. (Ouch) Leave the ruddy engineers alone fine body of men without which you old salts wouldn't get anywhere. (digs large hole and keeps head down, OK I admit it, I'm an engineer (Night) )

Harlands always started their bad news letters to the owners etc " We beg to inform you...."
 
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