From: Gerald O'Connell <goc.nul> Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 19:23:41 +0100 Archived: Sat, 14 May 2011 05:35:51 -0400 Subject: Re: Trindade Navy Documents Discovered >From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 14:27:29 +0100 >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. On the contrary Martin, mark it down as a personal success. Influenced by your forensic example, I now check more facts than I once did. >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? I think that may be regarded as a 'fanciful notion'. In the best interests of serious research and discussion I promise to make no further contributions to this fascinating thread. -- Gerald O'Connell http://www.onlyport.com Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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