Re: Very Cheap or Free Weekender
Doh! The Mauritius Command. A bit of poking around the Interweb is bringing it all back... But Corbett's command was the "Nereide", a captured French ship, or a British built ship named after a captured French ship, as was their wont back then. The Weekender is named after a British/American sea nymph, not a French one. ;o)toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
We use Nereids for bait, the Vietnamese think they're a delicacy:
On 10/18/2019 8:04 AM, Claire wrote:
John! I am shocked and amazed...hint...
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