Mercopress: Uruguay Bans Docking Permit For HMS Gloucester

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  1. Re: Mercopress: Uruguay Bans Docking Permit For HMS Gloucest

    Maybe it was pressure from Angela Merkel in retaliation for the Graf Spee. Gloucester, Exeter; who cares? it's "ter" already.

    Anyway, good thing we're still on good terms with Brazil (frigate design/build cooperation) and Chile.
     
  2. Re: Mercopress: Uruguay Bans Docking Permit For HMS Gloucest

    Pollies at play again.

    I looked at this link, on the article, and found this.....

    http://en.mercopress.com/2010/09/15...of-falklands-war-booty-docked-in-buenos-aires

    ....it was a heap when I last visited it ( July '82 Port Stanley). We knew it as the 'Black Pig', maybe because it was painted black?

    I bet whoever bought it got it for very little dosh
     
  3. Prize Money aint what it used to be.
     
  4. A booby prize methinks
     

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