The sinking of HMS Dasher

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The Sinking of… HMS Dasher – The Ship That Shouldn't Have Been Sunk. A converted American vessel, the compliment of aircraft on the Dasher were being refuelled when an explosion (blamed on the ignition of petrol fumes from a leaky valve) holed the hull and she sank to the bottom of the Ardrossan. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 715 (27 September 1975).

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