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The Whaler

Whipped for adventure, the sailor said, sounds quite the exchange for free fare.

But the salt, boy; the salt for the healing-

my mother would’ve wept for that; how it scarred. 567 more words

September 26 (Weds) 1945, at sea, off Japan

Swiftsure secured alongside starboard and at 1400 Rear Admiral Brind was pulled round the bows of both ships in a whaler manned by officers. Hands were mustered on the Forecastle, and led by the Captain, cheered the Admiral as he passed. 131 more words

FlinterFile: Sophie B. Hawkins- Right Beside You

Sophie B. Hawkins released her second album in 1994. This was the first single from that album. 60 more words

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March 28 (Weds) 1945, Gulf of Suez

Tuesday morning, weighted and proceeded out into the Gulf of Suez for Exercises. Carried out a mediocre 4″ HA Shoot at a sleeve target and later fired two torpedoes from the port tubes, one of these doing a cold run. 124 more words

March 8 (Thurs) 1945, Alexandria, Egypt

Last Tuesday morning we left the Quay & proceeded to the berth at F buoy. A tug aided us to carry out director tests soon after securing, & in the afternoon we embarked oil fuel. 245 more words

January 19 (Fri) 1945, Alexandria, Egypt

On Thursday, began the exercises with 6″ sub calibre & 4″ barrage firing at a sleeve target. Results were not outstanding. Further RIX and Dive Bomber Attacks helped fill in time till we were ready to be taken in tow by Uganda. 341 more words