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The 2019 Quiz

Hoping you are all surviving the lock-down and are in good health. As promised, for those who were not at the meeting, here is the 2019 Quiz, originally staged following the November 2019 AGM.  Of course, you can Google the

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Captain John Quilliam, RN

(A talk to the Collingwood Society by Commodore Gary Doyle, RN, Naval Regional Commander: Newcastle upon Tyne Trinity House, 14th June 2016). Now I have to confess, that although I was of course very much aware of the good Admiral

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The 2015 Christmas Quiz!

Round by round, we will be reproducing the 2015 Christmas Quiz, for those who could not make it. Here is the second of the picture rounds, plus below, you will find the first of the picture rounds, the anagrams round

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21st October 1805, 0800 hours: and now, the Shipping Forecast…

At frequent intervals since 1805, the argument as to whether Collingwood made the right choice after the Battle of Trafalgar is re-run.  This of course relates to his decision to deliberately sacrifice a number of prizes and for the fleet to run for Gibraltar
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