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  1. Next time you are in Cobh, Michael Martin is...

    Next time you are in Cobh, Michael Martin is conducting tours of Spike Island, from Kennedy pier at 2pm daily. Well worth a trip.

    Regards,

    Gabriel.
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    What bottle of water and mobile phone is that?

    What bottle of water and mobile phone is that?
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    Perhaps I can sort the confusion out. The flag...

    Perhaps I can sort the confusion out. The flag that was raised was a new one. The old flag was handed over in a folded condition by a naval rating in a ceremony at ground level.

    I have to say the...
  4. Here is a few more from Spike 1981. Nearly all of...

    Here is a few more from Spike 1981. Nearly all of it as we would have remembered it then has either changed very much or is gone. The pic marked 'east yard no longer exists nor do the 12 pounder...
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    The Navy guys acted as the colour party for the...

    The Navy guys acted as the colour party for the raising of the flag for the handover to Cork County Council and for the handover of the original flag used when the Naval Service handed it over to the...
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    Last crew out of Spike after the hand over ....

    Last crew out of Spike after the hand over . Again!
  7. [QUOTE=Goldie fish;296808]From the etenders...

    [QUOTE=Goldie fish;296808]From the etenders website:




    There is a mistake in the tender description. The average payload of a mini rov / sub is 10kg.
    Yet the manipulator is to be rated at...
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    Is the rule still there that allows one to wear...

    Is the rule still there that allows one to wear one's grandfathers medals from the 'war'?
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    Just a thought, If a member of the defence forces...

    Just a thought, If a member of the defence forces retired and became a bus driver, would it be appropriate for him to wear his medals on his uniform? It's a civil uniformed service.
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    Ah yes! I can see Morgan Freeman in the front...

    Ah yes! I can see Morgan Freeman in the front row, beside Boxcar Willie.
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    Bloody hell. I thought no one saw me. I can do...

    Bloody hell. I thought no one saw me. I can do nothing in this town without the world wide web being informed.

    I'll be looking out for you now GR. Ha Ha! :biggrin:
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    If you want to age rapidly, try this. This...

    If you want to age rapidly, try this.

    This was taken yesterday in the same weather that the container ship lost her containers.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLIzp3WLpQE

    Have a look at...
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    Yes, I can understand the bit about the...

    Yes, I can understand the bit about the blackberries.

    I had two people over from Sicily some time ago. We went to Ballycotton one morning and they were amazed at the amount of shellfish that was...
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    From the Maritime Journal today: Too many...

    From the Maritime Journal today:

    Too many ships today are still unprepared for transit through pirates waters, came the worrying verdict from the IQPC Counter-Piracy and Ship Security conference...
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    River and Coastal Searches

    A river search is still under way for missing person, Breacon Mooney, in Cork. Search units involving the Naval Service, Gardai, Garda divers, Civil Defense, Mallow Search & rescue and Youghal SAR...
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    Charlie Nabrago, was the recruit. The was a story...

    Charlie Nabrago, was the recruit. The was a story on Spike once, where something had happened and all the recruits were 'fell in' so as to enquire as to what had unfolded. Charlie was asked if he...
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    Sadly, I have to agree with you Murph, the carry...

    Sadly, I have to agree with you Murph, the carry on was appalling. I won't comment further on this man.
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    Interesting to see that the RIB crew have no...

    Interesting to see that the RIB crew have no protective gear.
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    Aaaaaaaaaagh!:rolleyes:

    Aaaaaaaaaagh!:rolleyes:
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    They all look great - but I would have doubts as...

    They all look great - but I would have doubts as to their performance even in a moderate sea. The 'blurb' in my earlier post was from the manufacturer press release and that's just what it was -...
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    High speed Interceptor a threat to pirates 30...

    High speed Interceptor a threat to pirates

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    Pirates will be wishing they had stayed onshore when they see the new XSR Interceptor approaching at up to 97 mph with a .50 calibre remote...
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    Brilliant! :biggrin:

    Brilliant! :biggrin:
  23. Thread: QM2 at Cobh

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    Wow! You are corect - I mistook them to be vents....

    Wow! You are corect - I mistook them to be vents.

    Some pair of hooters too! The windows were hopping in my place and the dogs went mad. Worse than the fire works at New Years Eve. :biggrin:
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    Early morning push-pull with Tug's Gerry...

    Early morning push-pull with Tug's Gerry O'Sullivan and Alex at Whitegate.

    taken from Alex.
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    Tug Alex and Maam.

    Tug Alex and Maam.
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