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'Big John walks the plank for fiasco on QE2....'
« on: Jul 03, 2011, 05:11 PM »
From The Sunday Times.
Published: 19 June 2011 - Archive material
by Murray Sayle
 
'...wrong with his ship, Big John was the obvious man...the blame. As the QE2 limped sadly back from her proving voyage, Big John’s retirement was...remarkable man. When QE2 was launched by the Queen 15 months ago, Big John, boss of the John Brown...'

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http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/public/sitesearch.do?querystring=John+Rannie+QE2&sectionId=2&p=sto&bl=on&pf=all
QE2 had been waiting alongside in Dubai for nearly 12 years.  Please restore her Lifeboats and Tenders to where they truly belong - she looks naked without them - please spare her this ignominy.