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As Seen from St Helena

by cambslibs

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cambslibs
Location of story: 
St Helena
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A3093716
Contributed on: 
06 October 2004

I lived in St Helena during the war and remember the ships calling in during the Cape Town run for supplies and refuelling. They were always coming and going. It was lovely as a teenage girl seeing so many sailors around!

There was one incident I recall that wasn’t so good. I think it was on 22nd October 1941 that a refuelling tanker was blown up. That was terrible.

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