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Latest Royal Marines Base Chivenor Stories

2008-07-11 18:00:18

By Steffan Rhys A BODY found floating in the sea five miles off the coast of Tenby was last night identified by police as a swimmer who went missing two weeks ago. Deryn Rhys Telfer, 23, from Cwmparc, near Treorchy, went missing on June 25 while reportedly trying to swim from South Beach to a buoy, a swim he had successfully completed a day earlier. Witnesses said he had turned to wave to them from around 150mout to sea then disappeared. A search and rescue operation involving...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'