This listing from Cindy follows
My story follows.
Lord BYRON slept in the beds of some two hundred or more ladies ? so the lurid stories of him reveal, however, he was not the homely bed making person; more like a SUBMARINE dweller - where on which the bedding had multiple users.
It was on my Forty third birthday; I recall, The day of the APOLLO 11 moon launch 16th July 1969 on that day I had travelled to Portsmouth (ENG). I had been invited by an old friend to visit The SUBMARINE The HMS RANGER Despite of the fact that the crew had had a few days to tidy up the interior since returning from sea the un mistaking smell of the SUBMARINE was BLOODY awful, even so only a few of the crew were on board when I arrived having previously doused myself with 'Super CONFIDENCE' a strong deodorant. capable of defying the smell of an aged billy goat. when one aged subby Say's " What's that funny smell " I replied "Anti Submariner stink" " never heard of it Say's he" . I wasn't surprised at his remark.
It was a standing joke in the Brit Royal Navy that, if a sailor 'Whiffed a bit' he was deemed to be a Submariner.
But it came to pass as the saying goes there had to be a reckoning the Old Brit SUBMARINE was totally different to the sub I visited in New London Connecticut USA the US Nautilus in 1965; it was larger than the ship I was serving on, a converted destroyer HMS Verylam... and the turkey dinner on the Nautilus went down well too.
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Wednesday, 31 January 2018
2nd Words on Wednesday.
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Vest Has Left the Building
To advise that Vest (Les Bowyer) passed away this morning. Regards, Chris (Son).
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Great job as usual Vest. Glad to be reading you again.
hahaha, excellent use of the words. I don't think I would like to be a submariner!
Very good, Vest!
And you tale brought back memories to me, too. I stood watching the moon landing alongside many other people - it was showing on a television in the window of Coles-Penney's store in Queen Street, Brisbane. I'd snuck out from work...I worked in an office in a building across the street from the store. :)
Granny Annie. Thank you for your kind words . I shall call on you soon.
Jamie Ghioni, Thanks , and I hope You call again.
CINDY.. The THIRD Riech ? Lost more than 650 Subs (UB)losing 40,000 Submariners during WW2, not a healthy lifestyle. the latest cliche for Sub's is 'The Widow makers.'Thanks for your call.
LEE. I watched the 'Take off' on the telly At 2100hrs BS time at my home in Hampshire England. Incidentally It supposedly landed on my Mothers Birthday 21 7 69 of course the dates would alter slightly to account for the varying time zones around the world.. Thank for calling.
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