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I came across this unusual boat name.... Scroll down to the bottom of the page!
http://www.swanseadocks.co.uk/George%20 ... ng%203.htm
I wonder why it was given this name! Any ideas?

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Im sure my granddad served on this light ship Helen, and I think the name is the area of the UK, where shipping forcasts would include every area around the coast each day on the radio ?

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Inner Dowsing is one of the shipping areas off Lincolnshire I think? See: http://www.nationalhistoricships.org.uk ... er-dowsing
Great picture though! I'm sorely tempted to steal that for my Facebook profile page... :)

Hmmm - it seems now to be a wind farm!

And the vessel later served time as a seafood restaurant.
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