Navy Seal Rescue

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Navy Seal Rescue

Postby LANDROVER ROGER » Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:07 pm

A customer of mine told me that when he was stationed at Machrihanish many years ago,some American Navy Seals were dropped in to the sea off Campbeltown as part of an exercise and had to be rescued by the Campbeltown lifeboat.Can any one verify this?
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Re: Navy Seal Rescue

Postby westport321 » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:28 pm

I have a vague memory of that, seems there were some injuries???boat prop??? cant recall any more right now , that brain cell is all used up.
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Re: Navy Seal Rescue

Postby petewick » Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:36 pm

Their assault craft hit the reef just off Sanda at high speed, the craft was a Seafox design.
In typical style they concocted a drink in the Pipers Cave, "Seafox on the Rocks", to mark the incident, ingredients unknown!
Not only but also they totalled the replacement Seafox a while later, so there ye are now :?
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