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falmouth
« on: March 16, 2010, 03:06:36 pm »

went to falmouth argus is back moored  up in the dock  also a strange looking ship called STRONGBOW  had a strange looking funnel ?? with looked like a radar dome and 2 anchors at the bow could not see the stearn blunt at both ends
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Jimmy James

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Re: falmouth
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2010, 06:27:28 pm »

Sounds interisting , Any Pictures?
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Re: falmouth
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2010, 06:31:36 pm »

sorry forgot camera but it had a helecopter stand  on the  back
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Re: falmouth
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2010, 01:26:21 pm »

Think she was the trials barge for the type 45 destroyers radar ete.
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pugwash

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Re: falmouth
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2010, 05:25:23 pm »

If the barge is the LONGBOW Capt Jack is correct she was used to test the Samson Radar and Astor 15 
and 30 Missiles - she was working off the south mediteranean coast of France wor several months and I believe
they fired several missiles very successfully from Longbow

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