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Three talks by Alan Villiers about some of the unsolved mysteries of the sea
3-The Battleship
"In November 1951, the 19,200 ton
Brazilian battleship Sao Paulo was being towed to Britain for breaking up. In a storm off the Azores the tow-line parted and the great ship was never seen again.


Alan Villiers

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