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Monday 13th December 2021 Members of the Trust met at the ship with representatives of Peel Ports and Cammell Laird to discuss the possibilities. It was a very constructive meeting and CL are very interested in the project. So much so, that they are going to put together a feasibility study to see what can…
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Prince of Wales holds reunion for former Navy crew

(First Printed in the Telegraph – 7th March 2011) But a former shipmate has disclosed that the Prince suffered from such a bad case of seasickness that he captained his vessel with a bucket by his side. Michael Sinker was a chef on board HMS Bronington, which the Prince commanded for nine months in 1976.…
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HMS Bronington has sunk at her moorings

(Reprinted from the Ton Class Association) BRONINGTON – The Final Indignity BRONINGTON has sunk at her berth in Vittoria Basin, Birkenhead. She was discovered semi-submerged on the morning of Friday 18th March. Subsequently there has been considerable ill-informed speculation on social media about the cause of the sinking and a further “rescue” attempt. TCA was…
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