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Old 17-07-2016, 09:33 PM   #483
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Dreadzone - Chinese Ghost Story ..
HMS Glasgow was a Type 42 destroyer of the Royal Navy..She was built at Swan Hunter Shipyard in Wallsend, Tyneside and launched on 14 April 1976 by Lady Kirstie Treacher, wife of Admiral Sir John Treacher..Named after the Scottish city of Glasgow, she was the 8th ship to bear the name..On 23 September 1976, while being fitted out, a fire on board killed 8 men and injured a further 6..Glasgow was among 5 Type 42 destroyers sent as part of the Task Force sent to retake the Falkland Islands..

Swan Hunter, Tyne and Wear, UK..

The James Watt Street fire on Monday 18 November 1968, was a fatal factory fire in Glasgow, Scotland-It was notable for the huge loss of life, with 22 employees killed - Janet Taggart (23)-The factory premises was located in James Watt Street, a street between Argyle Street and the Broomielaw on the north side of the River Clyde..Hamid Hassani or Hamid Hasani ( حمید حسنی‎‎ born November 23, 1968 in Saqqez, Iranian Kurdistan province, Iran) is an Iranian scholar and researcher-SiĆ“n Llewelyn Simon in the year 2000 appeared on Series 20, Episode 4 of Have I Got News for You - Shangguan Yunzhu (上官雲珠; 2 March 1920 – 23 November 1968)) was a Chinese actress active from the 1940s to the 60s..She was said to have had an affair with Mao Zedong, for which she was severely persecuted by the followers of Mao's wife Jiang Qing during the Cultural Revolution, leading to her suicide..At 3 am Shangguan Yunzhu allegedly jumped from her se7enth-floor apartment in the Wukang Mansion-She starred in several prominent leftist films such as Spring River Flows East, Crows and Sparrows, and Women Side by Side..The building has a local reputation for being haunted by ghosts..

HMS Mahratta (G23) aka Marksman, was damaged while under construction, and dismantled to be rebuilt on a new slipway..She was launched as Mahratta in 1942, completed in 1943, and quickly pressed into service..Builder:Scotts, Greenock..OP FH - HMS Mahratta departed Scapa Flow on 2 June 1943 with HMS Musketeer and HMS Onslaught, arriving back at Scapa Flow the same day.. On 4 June Mahratta left Seidisfjord, Iceland bound for Spitsbergen, Norway as part of Operation FH, which was the relief of the garrison at Spitsbergen-Operation Lorry departed Skaalefjord on 26 August 1943. Mahratta was part of the 10th Cruiser Squadron-In September 1943, Mahratta was sent to the Mediterranean with HMS Matchless - Convoy RA 54A was delayed by thick fog, but allowed the convoy to reach Loch Ewe without being attacked-Convoy JW 54A sailed on 22 November 1943, arriving at Archangel on 3 December - HMS Hardy was hit by a torpedo from the German submarine U-278 and HMS Venus later sank her - On 23 February a Focke-Wulf Condor aircraft was spotted-Although Mahratta was lost, the convoy was a success..It was the largest convoy ever sent to Russia..The Stack family of New York City has fallen on difficult financial times..A chimney is a structure that provides ventilation for gases or smoke from a boiler, stove, furnace or fireplace to the outside atmosphere..The height of a chimney influences its ability to transfer flue gases to the external environment via stack effect... in the east, mist coming in..Like somethin' is brewin' and bout to begin..Can't put me finger on what lies in store..But I fear what's to happen all happened before..I don't know what we did, but it must have been something dreadful..He sent the police after us, and the army, and everything..Well, it's not my place to say..I only observe...

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