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    We also thought they would vote in Irelands'...

    We also thought they would vote in Irelands' favour for the 2023 Rugby World Cup but they preferred France instead , so much for being our Celtic cousins .
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    Trump said his 'Generals who are fantastic'...

    Trump said his 'Generals who are fantastic' thought it was a bomb , so when he is challenged on the subject of it being a bomb he can say it was his ' not so fantastic Generals' who said it, thus...
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    White and red makes it a Coast Guard version ,...

    White and red makes it a Coast Guard version , slap on some battle ship grey and hey presto we have a Naval version .
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    Will they still have the 'new car smell' when...

    Will they still have the 'new car smell' when they arrive .
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    Remember cousin "Itt" from the Adams Family whose...

    Remember cousin "Itt" from the Adams Family whose offspring was named "what ", now there's an idea .
    Congratulations on your promotion from Second Class What, to a First Class Itt .
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    So the Canadians want their navy to become more...

    So the Canadians want their navy to become more inclusive by introducing a gender neutral title of sailor instead of seaman and the ranks of ordinary and able changed to second class and first class...
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    So will the term "she" when referring to a ship...

    So will the term "she" when referring to a ship be replaced with "it"
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    They do , but it's complicated , I just checked...

    They do , but it's complicated , I just checked with herself who is fluent , when I started to hear the words masculine and feminine mentioned I knew it wasn't going to be a short answer .
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    How about "deckhand " it's gender neutral , just...

    How about "deckhand " it's gender neutral , just need to come up with something to replace ships steward .
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    I always believed that a "seaman " was a job...

    I always believed that a "seaman " was a job description and not a gender statement .
  11. I remember in 1982 onboard Emer we came across a...

    I remember in 1982 onboard Emer we came across a Russian Okean class spy trawler in the same area in question off Donegal , our skipper decided to get up close to them for a bit of fun and the...
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    Unfortunately this new sailing does not solve the...

    Unfortunately this new sailing does not solve the Sat to Sat campsite schedule or pretty much any holiday home lettings due to arriving in France on a Thursday and departing on a Tuesday . It works...
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    Brittany Ferries launched their 2021 sailing...

    Brittany Ferries launched their 2021 sailing schedule today and it includes an additional weekly sailing from Cork to Roscoff on Wednesday's , departing Ringaskiddy at 16.00hrs arriving Roscoff at...
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    I notice a few members of Marine National left...

    I notice a few members of Marine National left the parade very early .
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    It's also the ship in question on the pier in the...

    It's also the ship in question on the pier in the Google image , would the ship always use the same pier whenever in San Diego ?
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    Let me guess , the fire started in the galley ,...

    Let me guess , the fire started in the galley , that's were all our fire drills were located .
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    Have drones ever been or could be considered for...

    Have drones ever been or could be considered for this role .
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    Sticky: I saw the news article online with photos .

    I saw the news article online with photos .
  19. It's actually cutters , two of them , plus it...

    It's actually cutters , two of them , plus it depends on what you mean by "use" .
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    Canada using a Celine Dione concert to influence...

    Canada using a Celine Dione concert to influence votes was not the smartest move , obviously Canada thought we all regard her as highly as they do .
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    In the 80s several refridgerated ships loaded...

    In the 80s several refridgerated ships loaded with butter from the European "butter mountain " were anchored in Cork Harbour for several months due to the lack of suitable facilities onshore in...
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    Well at least our love of bananas is being...

    Well at least our love of bananas is being maintained by the arrival of the Maersk Niamey today from Costa Rica , and at 210m similar in size to Independent Vision from a few days ago .
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    It was most likely Marvin's first time on salt...

    It was most likely Marvin's first time on salt water , lake Michigan is pretty big but not the biggest of the Great Lakes but you do get ocean going vessels arriving in the lakes from the Atlantic...
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    The US Navy operate only one recruit training...

    The US Navy operate only one recruit training centre for the entire country , Naval Station Great Lakes , located north of Chicago on lake Michigan which makes it very central for the whole country .
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    Ah, great memories of being out on the water in...

    Ah, great memories of being out on the water in the whalers , No 2 Company Slugha
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