Tag Archives: Falklands War

Retrospective Shipwatch: Avalon

In March 1992 we headed off to Durban to see the QE2, and when we arrived I was very happy to see the Avalon alongside. Recently retired from her St Helena role, she was in Durban under the name and … Continue reading

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The Canberra and the Falklands.

I have just finished reading “A Very Strange Way To Go To War” by Andrew Vine (published 2012 Aurum Press Ltd). It deals with the requisitioning and subsequent service of the Canberra in 1982 in the Falklands War. In fact … Continue reading

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