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Re: Drowned Able Seaman - Where?
« Reply #18 on: Monday 31 July 17 16:05 BST (UK) »
I read it as 61.00 North X 49.7 West. This would give a position of  roughly 200 miles  East South East of Cape Farewell Greenland.

61.0 N 49.7 W is west of Ivigtut https://goo.gl/maps/1orGSawbTho

Stan

I bow to the Superior technology of Google Earth.
It's been nearly 50 years since I was up that way. From memory my rough estimated position was a little out.
The fact of the matter is. Given the severe weather, not withstanding tide and currents it would have been extremely difficult to obtain an accurate fix. No GPS in those days.
So all we can say in certainty is, he was drowned off the coast of Greenland. RIP.
Dim ateb yn well nag ateb anghywir. Nid oes dim yn ddall fel rhai nad ydynt yn dymuno gweld

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