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    #31
    Originally posted by DarbyRN, Lee-on-the-Solent View Post
    Too true Jim, HMS GANGES was HMS ST VINCENT's "Northern" equivalent. Its predecessor was a similar 3 masted "First Rate" sailing ship also. The stone frigate's claim to fame was that its mast was a couple of inches bigger than ours! It is still there although the establishment closed in 1976.
    My father was in the R.N in the late 40,s-early 50,s and trained at H.M.S Ganges he went on to serve on H.M.S Hardy F54 I believe

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