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Calshot Salar

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Category: General Discussion
Forum Name: Where Are Those Boats Now
Forum Description: Tell everybody where those old boats are
URL: http://www.bmpt.co.uk/forum_posts.asp?TID=840
Printed Date: 16 October 2017 at 10:54pm


Topic: Calshot Salar
Posted By: Baldwin
Subject: Calshot Salar
Date Posted: 18 June 2012 at 2:35pm
Seeking information on the RAF launch Calshot Salar.



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Posted By: Baldwin
Date Posted: 18 June 2012 at 9:46pm
Update... I am now looking for her history from 1979 onwards to date.
 
She took part in a movie called  "Catch me a spy" starring Kirk Doglas, Trevor Howard and others. Her opponent "german" vessel was an HDML, a fairmile, called La-Lage, which was wrecked between sunken ammunition barges and Gull Point some years later.


Posted By: Rosedene
Date Posted: 05 July 2017 at 9:20pm
Hi, I found this forum completely by chance while trying to find information on the Calshot Salar. My dad worked on her when it was a fishing charter boat out of Rothesay. I spent the first year of my life on her as honorary crew! There are a few tales my dad told me, if you are still interested. Best wishes.


Posted By: Christian
Date Posted: 25 July 2017 at 12:31pm
Calshot Salar, ex Salar, EX RAF GSP 82. 

Still a houseboat at Shoreham as far as I know.



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