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Farewell Cable Restorer

It is always sad to see ships being broken up,  and a classic being chopped up is just so much worse. Back in South Africa the veteran cable ship Cable Restorer is rapidly disappearing and will soon be only a … Continue reading

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John Travers “Jack” Cornwell VC.

John Travers “Jack” Cornwell 08/01/1900 – 02/06/1916 was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on board HMS Chester during the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916. The Citation reads: “The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the … Continue reading

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