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Guardian: "Chinese Businessman Bids £5m For HMS Invincible"

jockpopeye

Lantern Swinger
Book Reviewer
They bought one from someone else to turn it into a Casino and promptly started to refit it to be a carrier, not sure how far they have got.

The irony of selling Invincible to the Chinese for them to do this would be very Catch-22
 

2_deck_dash

War Hero
Let them have the old heap of shit. I curled down a Cleveland steamer in the Flyco while she was mothballed in Fountain Lake. I wonder if it's still there?
 

SONAR-BENDER

War Hero
On Meridian news this morning while covering this story, they showed a video of Herpes!!!!!!

Now THEY should know better. Must be a sprog part 3 in the Defence section!
 

Interesting contrast in reports:

Pompey News said:
...Lam Kin-bong - who owns restaurants in the West Midlands - told the South China Morning Post he wants to turn the former warship into an international school in China...

Daily Mail said:
...Mr Lam wants to ship the carrier China and convert it into a nightclub or even a restaurant...
 

Flagdeck

War Hero
On first glance I thought it had been bought by a Chinese Leading Air Mech. LAM kin bong. - Should've gone to specsavers.
 
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