1982 Photographs

MV Aris Fire




In February 1982 HMS Ambuscade went to the aid of MV Aris on fire in the Red Sea.

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" I was part of the salvage team that went across to the Aris, stayed overnight. Being the RO, I got to flash up the radio shack. Always had good memories of it, my own radio shack aged 19!" RO1(G),  Pete  Box (Boxy).

photo by Dave Rowlands ex AB(R)

Ambuscade to the rescue -


photo Nigel Anderson

Firefighters go into action

photo Nigel Anderson

The fire is brought under control

photo Nigel Anderson



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