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The Mercy — Colin Firth as the Ill-Fated Donald Crowhurst

“The Mercy” is a soon to be released film about Donald Crowhurst‘s attempt to win the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, the first single-handed, non-stop, around-the-world race in 1969. The film stars Colin Firth as Crowhurst and Rachel Weisz as his wife, Clare.  Crowhurst was … Continue reading

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Belated Happy 100th Birthday Wishes to Bill King, World War II Sub Commander and Adventurer

We are five  days late but nevertheless would like to wish Commander William Donald Aelian “Bill” King a most happy 100th birthday.  He is only living submarine commander from World War II.  He initially served on the battleship, HMS Resolution, and later becoming … Continue reading

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