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Re: Trindade Navy Documents Discovered

From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 14:27:29 +0100
Archived: Fri, 13 May 2011 13:23:34 -0400
Subject: Re: Trindade Navy Documents Discovered


>From: Gerald O'Connell <goc.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 09:38:33 +0100
>Subject: Re: Trindade Navy Documents Discovered

>>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 22:18:46 +0100
>>Subject: Re: Trindade Navy Documents Discovered

><snip>

>>But we need to remember that Capt Bacellar was 700 miles away
>>on
>>the island at the time the Almirante Saldanha was preparing for
>>this voyage, and had been there for over 2 months.

><snip>

>>Too far for carrier pigeons.

>Not necessarily, Martin:

>'A pigeon was in the headlines in 1998 when its owner gave her
>to a friend in Algeciras, southern Spain, after retiring from
>breeding racing pigeons. The bird named Boomerang promptly flew
>the 1,200 miles back home. The bird was given away again but
>kept returning home. Recently after ten years away the bird
>returned once again.' -

>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racing_Homer

OK, you got me, Gerald. In fact now that you mention it I recall
the ship's dentist was Lt Homero, nicknamed "Homer" by our
whistleblowing sailor Sr Brito. Perhaps this came from his hobby
as a pigeon fancier?


MS




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