Tidespring delay explained!

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  1. Klanky67

    Klanky67 Badgeman

  2. Wightsparker

    Wightsparker War Hero

    Well, the MoD did give a response. If this, however, is really an issue, it will only take a short time for the UK defence media to leap into gear. Hello? Are you there?
     
  3. Random

    Random Badgeman

    Umm really... Don't believe everything you read in the media. It sounds like Mr Allison found someone angry with an axe to grind.

    I strongly suspect the reasons for delay are more complex than a lack of crew.
     
  4. Wightsparker

    Wightsparker War Hero

    I reckon you could be right. But as I said, if this is really an issue, it will only take a short time for the UK defence media to leap into gear.

    They haven't so far.
     
  5. spooner

    spooner Midshipman

    Yup, I strongly suspect that Random is bang on the money.
     
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  6. I'll do a couple of weeks just to bring her home, happy to do the odd duty here and there :)
     
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  7. Wightsparker

    Wightsparker War Hero

    Just remember port left, starboard right. Or has it changed.....?
     
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  8. Not sure, as a woo it was over there mate, up on the roof or stick that on the wall :)
     
  9. JamieDonut87

    JamieDonut87 Badgeman

    There's plenty of apprentices willing to bring it home I'm sure :)
     
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  10. Klanky67

    Klanky67 Badgeman

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    Tiderace out on sea trials. Looks like she's catching up with the spring which is still alongside with DSME
     
  11. SONAR-BENDER

    SONAR-BENDER War Hero

    Well, I'm free, have my own passport and would not mind a jolly, sorry, long spell going to Korea and bringing her back. Still know port from right or Madera are whatever it is.





    PS Could you let me off at Gib on the way home so SWMBO can pick me up and take me home?
     
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  12. Klanky67

    Klanky67 Badgeman

    Tidespring is currently underway in the Inland Sea, Japan. It looks like she's finally on her way home! Am I the only one feeling like a little kid waiting for his dad to bring the new puppy home???
     
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  13. SONAR-BENDER

    SONAR-BENDER War Hero

    Yes! ;)
     
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  14. dapperdunn

    dapperdunn War Hero

    Yes. :)
     
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  15. Klanky67

    Klanky67 Badgeman

    Dang it!
     
  16. Jago

    Jago Midshipman

     
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  17. SONAR-BENDER

    SONAR-BENDER War Hero

    They all look alike to me.











    Think about it...........! ;)
     
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  18. Not_a_boffin

    Not_a_boffin War Hero

    You're talking about the slope on the focs'le, right?
     
  19. WreckerL

    WreckerL War Hero

    Leave him alone, he's busy on the anchor chains!
     
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  20. SONAR-BENDER

    SONAR-BENDER War Hero

    You've been watching too much Top Gear!
     
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