Not only has she attracted more publicity than any other naval vessel since the Mary Rose.
Not only has she attracted more publicity than any other naval vessel since the Mary Rose, but she wasn't even entirely British. We can now exclusively reveal that part of her was wait for it Argentinian. During her construction an explosion of welding gas damaged the stern section and killed a gang of welders. But as modern warships are built in modular form, the solution was to cut off the damaged part and weld on another. Fortunately, there was a stern waiting nearby to be tacked on to another Type 42 destroyer the Hercules. It is ironic that the Hercules is now in service with the Argentinian navy. # Adrift in the Atlantic # Dr Chris Lewis on the plight of the Cape Verde Islands # TELL your friends that you are going to the Cape Verde Islands and, in all probability, their eyes will glaze over for several seconds while they frantically try to recall their long-forgotten school geography. Phone your travel agent to book a night there and the chances are that your request will be met with an equally incredulous silence
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