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Sunset ceremony

Today my Dad remembers Grand Harbour in Malta and the moving Sunset ceremony. These few visits described and the couple of sporting events were the only relief from the time spent at sea in nearly a year that I served in HMS Ocean. It was a hard working ship but

Libya – a visit to Tripoli

Today, my Dad remembers a visit to Tripoli in Libya. When I first joined Ocean we set sail and had about 10 days continuous flying and then the ship's tannoy announced that we were to visit Tripoli in Libya.  So that the ship remained manned we were allowed ashore in two