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Offline hdw

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From Gourdon to Germany
« on: Sunday 30 October 16 12:07 GMT (UK) »
I've heard of Scottish fishing boats being sunk by U-boats in WWI before, but not of the fishermen being taken back to Germany.

http://www.scotsman.com/news/the-six-north-east-fishermen-captured-by-a-german-u-boat-1-4237365

Harry

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Re: From Gourdon to Germany
« Reply #1 on: Monday 05 December 16 12:14 GMT (UK) »
Fascinating story Harry, thanks for sharing. Regards Maria

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Re: From Gourdon to Germany
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 07 December 16 12:12 GMT (UK) »
This is lovely, thanks so much for sharing.  I work locally, and by coincidence, last week we had a Mr Cargill in for repairs to his boat, so the tradition lives on.
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