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A Personal Account of a “Truly Amazing Organization”

By John Dalby 2019-04-21 18:02:01

You all know me as a former Merchant Navy man, so why should I be writing in support of what seems to be a British Armed Forces veterans’ support organization? Well, I have two very strong justifications for doing so that I feel compelled to share with you. The first is the terrific news of how Veterans Outreach Support (VOS) (http://www.vosuk.org/) bring inclusivity into their amazing organization by reaching out to British Merchant Navy veterans – such as myself -...

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Unemployed Seafarers on Passenger Vessels Could Rescue Migrants

By John Dalby 2016-06-07 00:29:20

by Captain John Dalby Whilst acknowledging, indeed applauding, the great work being undertaken by the naval forces in the Mediterranean and their vital contribution to the humanitarian efforts, it’s about time the politicians practiced what they preach about civilian/military co-operation. I shudder to think what the cost of the migrant naval operation throughout the Mediterranean might be, but I’m betting it’s tens of millions of dollars a week. All...

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