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    Posted Jun 22, 2017, 4:11 PM by Posts Editor
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    Posted Jun 22, 2017, 6:05 PM by Posts Editor
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    Posted Jun 22, 2017, 12:33 AM by Posts Editor
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    Posted Jun 18, 2017, 4:01 PM by Posts Editor
  • Cadets in the Monty Our Montagu Whaler spent most of her life as a training vessel for cadets learning seamanship, and it was great to see her again being used for this purpose on ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2017, 3:26 PM by Posts Editor
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    Posted Jun 15, 2017, 8:24 PM by Richard Forster
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Bernie Version Montagu Whaler.mp3
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Dec 7, 2016, 12:03 PM