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Radio ham on sinking of Radio Caroline ship

Title
Radio ham on sinking of Radio Caroline ship
Genre
Interview; Speech; Special
TX Date
20 Mar 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:01:29
Description
Unidentified male radio ham tells how he contacted the coastguard after the Mi Amigo - the ship housing pirate station Radio Caroline - sank off the coast of Essex. Includes final moments of last broadcast (or announcement of ship getting into difficulty). Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
Shipwrecks; Weather; Radio Caroline; Mi Amigo; Piracy; Radio stations; Radio; Ships; Essex; Coastguard services

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