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Old 13th July 2018, 17:20
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Belgian vessels in London

Couple of Belgian naval ships in London this weekend, sailing Sunday around 17.00
Frigate LEOPOLD I & minesweeper CROCUS.
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Old 16th July 2018, 11:51
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Couple of Belgian naval ships in London this weekend, sailing Sunday around 17.00
Frigate LEOPOLD I & minesweeper CROCUS.
Saw both of them yesterday whilst on a pleasure trip, the frigate was tied up to the buoys next to H.M.S Belfast and the minesweeper was tied up at the R.N.R. establishment H.M.S. President. Smart looking ships.
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Old 16th July 2018, 16:47
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As a FOST once said to a frigate captain in Portland when he said he was tied up to Bravo buoy,
"shoelaces are tied up, HM Ships are secured. Go out and do it again"
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Old 16th July 2018, 17:34
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LMAO - Nice one George - I haven't heard that one since I was in the pusser!
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Old 19th July 2018, 13:13
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Back in the 1980s, when I worked near London Bridge, there was a piece of grafitti by the stairs from the south end of the bridge towards Southwark Cathedral which read:"F***k the Belgian Navy". Never did work out what that was about.
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