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steve hale

United Kingdom

posted: 17.06.2002 17:56

A long awaited site.

For a long time there have been many questions unanswered about the tragic loss, I was fortunate to have been working for DRSO when channel 4 made the going critical documentary, some of which was filmed on \" birmingham\", sister ship to ,\"coventry\", the hairs on the back of my neck stood up when Bill Canning said that \" he forgot coventry for a moment\", and I remember thinking that there would be a lot of eyebrows raised in the MOD when this is screened
Martin Geary

United Kingdom

posted: 12.06.2002 21:05

Members of 824 \'F\' Flight RFA Fort Austin, also remember your sad day. We wish you well.

This is an excellent website. Well done.
John "SCUDS" Sharman (ex

United Kingdom

posted: 09.06.2002 21:31

You should be very proud of your lad Patrick Joseph, he\'s obviously got your gift when it comes to organising stuff. I can see that I am one of many that have missed the Chatham event, however I was contacted by a number of ex-S&S (aka Douds, Wanty and Potts)a couple of weeks before and we think we will get together later this year, and possibly \"up North\". Can somebody please let me know what is happening at Sultan in June, although I guess it is the annual memorial service. Details please anyone! Once again, well done Damien and remember, as your Dad always used to say, \"It\'s a big firm Partner\". God Bless all who are reading this, especially Ex COV\'s.
Phil West [AEM(R) Broads

United Kingdom

posted: 26.05.2002 19:57

Great website

It has all come back to me again particularly strongly this year. At quiet moments I recall the events of those few days and especially the 25th. I don\'t know how long I spent on the focsle that day bringing the Coventry boys on board. Their resolute composure and attitude that night is still with me in my thoughts, as are those I never knew that we left behind that night. It is now half a lifetime away yet nothing I have done or am likely to do will have as profound an effect on me as those few short days.
Tanzy Lee

United Kingdom

posted: 26.05.2002 17:04

I thought about it all over again yesterday (25.05) as I do every year. I hope there are plenty of hang overs today after your reunion. Hope to see some of you Covs for a beer at Sultan in June. Great site. Well done Danien.

Best wishes to you all.

Tanz. ex LS(S).

Treasurer Broadsword Assoc.