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    I sailed with Martin on the Empress of France, he...

    I sailed with Martin on the Empress of France, he was a hard man, Bosun, did not tolerate cowboys, only good seamen. I got on with him OK. The dockers in Montreal all hated him and were causing...
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    GEORGE sKELLY`S BOOK IS FOR SALE... HERE IS A...

    GEORGE sKELLY`S BOOK IS FOR SALE... HERE IS A NOTE FROM GEORGE............
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    I'm aware most of you may have read the previous two editions of The Cameo Conspiracy. But dare I suggest that at the...
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    I will be there if I am available, but I could be...

    I will be there if I am available, but I could be away on that date. I know a man, Lou, Charles Louis Barron, from Wallasey who was repatriated back to Liverpool, from Changi, Singapore, he was...
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    The new expanded version of The Cameo Conspiracy...

    The new expanded version of The Cameo Conspiracy will be released in 2 weeks. It contains much more additional material, including the succesful 2003 appeals and photos. It also has a new cover, a...
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    The big problem in the 40s and early 50s if the...

    The big problem in the 40s and early 50s if the Police arrested anyone for a crime and it was in the papers then a man was automatically believed to be guilty, or why would he have been arrested???...
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    The long awaited new book, `THE CAMEO...

    The long awaited new book, `THE CAMEO CONSPIRACY`is coming on sale in July by George Skelly printed by the prestigious Waterside Press. It is over 400 pages and is updated and includes the...
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    Hi Brian, I have the pictures of the Madonna of...

    Hi Brian,
    I have the pictures of the Madonna of the Sea by Shoesmith. They are on the Queen Mary in Long Beach.
    I have tried to post them but there is no facility to upload them.
    I will try to...
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    Did you like those?? there are more pictures but...

    Did you like those?? there are more pictures but not ready yet. I bought a new Olympus camera for this trip but the the lens must be distorted it shows me with little fat legs etc, and more than half...
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    Here are a few of the 947 photos from Paradise....

    Here are a few of the 947 photos from Paradise. The back end of the tsunami on Hawaii I got a little wet taking this one., on an Island off Moorea, Cooks Bay in Moorea with the Bali Hai Mountain...
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    Happy Birthday Brian, all the best and many more...

    Happy Birthday Brian, all the best and many more of them.
    Cheers
    Brian.
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    I have been going every year since 1993, I will...

    I have been going every year since 1993, I will be there again this year but I will going in my car and camping on the field. Taking a barrel of Aspinalls Cambrinous Craft Brewerys finest ale, from...
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    Later we sailed for Rangiroa, Tuamotu. there are 78 Tuamotu islands stretched across hundred miles of ocean, NE of...
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    here are two photos of storm at sea. Canadian...

    here are two photos of storm at sea.
    Canadian Pacifics, Empress of France doing somersaults in the wild winter North Atlantic, I took the photo from the top of the mast.
    Then a huge wave about to...
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    We did two days on the old Queen Mary and two day...

    We did two days on the old Queen Mary and two day on when we were homeward bound. Try www.queenmary.com click on all the icons and do a full tour of the ship. there are some good photos of her and...
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    I saw the Royal Yacht V&A at Whale Island, near...

    I saw the Royal Yacht V&A at Whale Island, near Portsmouth, when I was on a gunnery course there. in 1950 she was laid up and awaiting scrapping.
    K Shoesmith was a Chief Officer with Cunard.
    When...
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    Been there and experienced it many times,...

    Been there and experienced it many times, sometimes SCARY.
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    OK point taken. I am grumpy at the moment, we got...

    OK point taken. I am grumpy at the moment, we got a severe virus somewhere over there and had no sleep for ten days now. and we are knackered. we spent last weekend in hospital. we have not seen any...
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    I dont have the photies, the photo card in my...

    I dont have the photies,
    the photo card in my NEW camera made the photos too big, I could not see them myself, I have sent it away to a mate and he is reducing them,
    Why not go and take the photos...
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    On my way to join the Rotterdam in San Diego, we...

    On my way to join the Rotterdam in San Diego, we got the shuttle bus from LA airport, LAX, to Long Beach,$17 each for the 23 miles, cheap. The old Queen Mary was sparkling like a new ship when we...
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    Before I sailed for Tahiti, where the Mutiny on...

    Before I sailed for Tahiti, where the Mutiny on HMS BOUNTY, was connected to by Mr Fletcher Christian, I went to my Dentist to have my back tooth removed. My Dentist is named Mr Christian. I told him...
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    Since 1900 all RFA hospital ships had been called...

    Since 1900 all RFA hospital ships had been called Maine. Maybe she had American patients on board.
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    KONG IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS.

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    Hi Fans, back home again after nearly six weeks on the Rotterdam and on the the old Queen Mary in Long beach.
    The...
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    Shoesmith was a Mate with Cunard. He has some...

    Shoesmith was a Mate with Cunard. He has some paintings on the old Queen Mary in Long Beach, He has the Madona of the Sea [ or ships] on board so I will be there Tuesday night and try and take a...
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    She sure does look good Brian Be with her in a...

    She sure does look good Brian
    Be with her in a couple of weeks.
    Back in six weeks
    Sayonara.
    Brian.
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    brian daley Cap'n Kong I hope you and Anne...

    brian daley
    Cap'n Kong
    I hope you and Anne have a wonderful time,bring us back a coconut,BrianD


    Hi Brian,
    Here is the Coconut from my friend Eline in Tahiti
    Cheers .Brian,
    Off tomorrow,...
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