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Old 29th August 2019, 19:39
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Old 29th August 2019, 20:33
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I was thinking Armageddon as she looked like she was still headed for Syria.

(As in the old Spike Milligan joke: "Armageddon out of here." )
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Old 30th August 2019, 01:00
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Our clients were moderately adept at swapping individual equipments or their IDs so that they appeared to be on different ships. A device, then, to maintain Inmarsat connectivity but would serve well enough to drawer off someone taking AIS as gospel (sorry, Elahspel).
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Old 30th August 2019, 07:47
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As mentioned earlier I thought it might be hacked. But I'd be surprised if the US weren't keeping a watch on this ship by their own more direct means.
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Old 30th August 2019, 09:45
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Is Elahspel a palindrome of gospel. If so it is an abomination crying to the Lord for vengeance.
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Old 30th August 2019, 17:37
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Lepsog? Not palindromic. Elah. As all Abrahamic and pre Abrahamic superstitious referred to their deity.
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Old 30th August 2019, 19:51
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Old 31st August 2019, 09:36
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Do the Americans realise she is in Asia Minor and could be heading for the Levant?
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Old 1st September 2019, 22:27
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This is better than a John le Carré novel. Or Vlad's hackers are running out of ideas. (I can't accept that the GRU thugs are running this, they'd have nuked something by now.)
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21 hours off plot. The ship has darkened. Let's hope the world doesn't go dark with it.
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Bob, is there any up date on this ship`s position?
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Old 5th September 2019, 09:03
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Been off plot for 3 days. Last seen as above off the Syrian Coast. I've read several theories about her but it's all speculation as far as I can tell.

I'm afraid nothing much is getting above the noise level of our local news here in UK.
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Old 5th September 2019, 10:50
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If the military don't have her down to the nearest half metre then perhaps LRIT was not quite the supplier led child begging for bereaved parents that it appeared to be.

I am not sure the White House bribing tactic will not misfire. I have observed and co-operated with the repossession of bankrupt tonnage and it is done with an element of discretion and finesse. Mr Trump's man risks little turbaned Masters queuing up in droves to live in luxury in the US in exchange for their dhows and cargoes of embargoed vegetable oil.
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Old 5th September 2019, 11:48
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I would hazard the US knows exactly where she is without recourse to bumbling IMO devices.
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