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Doddridge, Coastal Messenger
Built : 1945
Weight: 5,500 tons
Length: 338’ (103m)
The Courier was not allowed to broadcast from the high seas and was only permitted to operate within the territorial waters of a country which had granted it permission.
The ship was generally located off the harbour in Rhodes, Greece but could be moved to a particular ‘hot spot’ if an international crisis occurred.
Photo David M. Newell
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