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Old 29th Dec 2018, 21:57
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Pontius Navigator
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Age: 76
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Something similar happened on a Herc' in 72/73 - the nav'; applied grivation east instead of west ( or was it the other way round? My brain hurts! ) lo and behold landfall was IIRC Greenland and not Newfoundland or Labrador. On arrival at either Gander/Goose the skipper sent a signal outlining what had happened, including that the nav' had realised and owned up to his error.
An d the VC10 around 1968 but he didn't own up.
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