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Old 25-08-2013, 16:29
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I thought the ship used to play HMS Torrin was Bicester but I could be wrong??
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I believe that it was actually HMAS Nepal
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Old 26-08-2013, 07:27
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I believe that it was actually HMAS Nepal
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Old 02-10-2013, 21:29
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I served aboard both 2758 and 2768 (as Wireless Operator) during 1962 and 1963. At the time, the boats were used by 1151 Marine Craft Unit at RAF Marsaxlokk, Malta. A very happy period in my service life...!


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Excellent response mandrake079 yes the photograph, most probably a still, was taken during the filming of the 1970 film Hell Boats.

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