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    Post  david f Mon Oct 03, 2011 5:38 pm

    All right you clever lot, try this one!

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Mon Oct 03, 2011 7:28 pm

    Do I read that correctly...'total weight 400lbs'?
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    Post  Deep Diver (Fred) Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:22 pm

    Could make a good beer vat.
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    Post  david f Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:58 pm

    No clues, but I wouldn't put beer in it!
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    Post  david f Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:48 am

    Give up?

    (Answers next week.)
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:29 am

    I'm guessing it's of WW1 vintage?
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    Post  david f Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:38 pm

    It is actually the container that went on HMS Seraph as part of Operation 'Mincemeat'.

    It contained the corpse of 'Major Martin' who was set adrift off the Spanish coast bearing secret, faked documents. It formed a significant and very successful deception operation which saved many lives in WW2.

    (You may remember the story from the film "The Man who never was.")

    The drawing is taken from a very interesting paperback "Operation Mincemeat" by Ben Mcintyre. Not much about submarines but you learn a lot about the origins of James Bond and Ping Pong! (There is a photo in the book of the designer of the "WTC" Charles Fraser Smith who looks exactly like (and was the basis for) the Q character in the Bond films.)
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:00 pm

    Well done, that man!!

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