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    Post  ajg141 on Tue May 07, 2013 5:02 pm

    Tomorrow (8th May) on BBC2 at 8.00pm, part of the 'Coast' programme will be discussing submarines. To quote from their site - "Naval historian Nick Hewitt searches out the remarkable remains of the submarines that threatened to sink Britain by strangling its sea trade. Why does a First World War German U-boat, its hull astonishingly intact, lie hidden in the mud of the Medway estuary, so close to London? And what is the story behind the Soviet sub which Nick discovers nearby? Its hull reveals what life was like for Russian submariners, preparing for the day when Britain's Cold War would turn hot."
    Having spent several hours with them filming in an indoor pool and around Aberdour Bay in Fife I'll be intrigued to see how many secs are shown!

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Tue May 07, 2013 6:51 pm

    I'll be watching that...thanks for the heads up, Andrew.
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    Post  profesorul on Tue May 07, 2013 8:42 pm

    Can some one to record these and post them on You tube for some one like as?!.
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    Post  acrowot (Geof) on Tue May 07, 2013 11:00 pm

    thanks Andrew for letting us all know just set the recorder box
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Wed May 08, 2013 8:42 pm

    For Marius...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUvGBCjwaHA
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    Post  profesorul on Wed May 08, 2013 8:54 pm

    THANK YOU RICHARD,

    Willing to help as always.I remain forever indebted to YOU!.
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    Post  david f on Thu May 09, 2013 8:41 am

    The sub section in the programme was OK as it stood - too much "rag and stick" stuff in the rest of it.
    So the bit that Andrew mentioned is still to be shown (or is already on the cutting room floor?!)

    David

    PS I wonder if they know about the X craft wrecks that Andrew has covered elsewhere in this Forum?
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu May 09, 2013 9:20 am

    There was a whole programme about that Foxtrot on our local tv not too long back, that was much better, no sailing stuff, no Nick whatever his name is parading about onboard a yacht. I'll see if I can find a link to it, it must be still about somewhere.

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