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    HMS Upholder's loss...anniversary yesterday.

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:38 pm

    OTD 18 April 1942- Submarine UPHOLDER posted missing, perhaps mined off Tripoli. Unprecedented statement issued by the Admiralty- '...they take this oppurtunity of singling out those of HMS Upholder..such was the standard of skilll and daring that the boat and her officers and men became an inspiration..they may be gone, but their example and inspiration remain'. (photo of Lt Cdr Wanklyn VC on conning tower)


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    Post  david f Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:20 pm

    A great photo of some great men, Richard. (And a ewe class!)

    Where did you get it from?
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:37 pm

    I subscribe to the Sub Museum's Facebook page, David...there's normally two or three news feeds a day.

    https://www.facebook.com/RoyalNavySubmarineMuseum
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    Post  david f Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:03 am

    I will try that. Thanks.

    Just had a look - very good.

    Still a lot I don't know about Facebook.
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:49 am

    Ahh, you're only a sprog...got a lot to learn yet!

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