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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.

Over to you.

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Old 14-06-2014, 02:12
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It's been a while since we had any action here. Anyone like to take a crack at this one ? Background: location, Baltimore, ca. 66 [I think - I've gotten 50 yrs older since I took the picture]. Having seen pictures of the Deutschland in Baltimore in 1916, I think this was the same location.
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Old 16-06-2014, 02:15
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OK, I'll make it easy.
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Old 17-06-2014, 00:20
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There you go Alan, Opportune it was.
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