Is Raleigh to become the new Britannia? Remembering 1970's Ganges in its dying days when it was kept alive with Iranian Navy Personnel The Shotley Peninsula was crawling with some 600 Iranian sailors arm in arm with their mini skirted girl friends. Is Raleigh following suit? Soliciting Dartmouth? The Egyptian navy perhaps? The Libyans? Well any one with fully convertible currency. Piastres/ Shekels? Dinars? Are theTorpoint souks open for business?