I read with interest on this site regarding HMS
Actually this is a mistake.
I served on board HMS
In January 1980, HMS Hecate did a tour of the
I can verify that HMS
I cannot remember precisely the date, because I wasn't really interested in the fact that we had passed right over the wreck of the Titanic, but I do remember the
As I said, it was of no interest to me, and it wasn't until I read an article here, that Hecate had found the Titanic in
My guess is that someone in authority on Hecate probably let it slip about the Titanic's real location. Funny, I also remember that we were not allowed to mention the fact of the discovery, of which I completely forgot about the day after.
I remember however writing a letter to my
I swear that what I have said here is absolutely true. Somebody somewhere got their date wrong...1980 not 1977.
Regards to all, hope you found that interesting!
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