John Biscoe


The John Biscoe was purchased by the government of the Falkland Islands to act as a research and supply vessel. She was extensively refitted for ice conditions, including having her hull sheathed in 3 inches of greenheart timber. She was hastily used to transport the newly arrived 8901 to Port Stanley when it seemed that tensions were rising over the issue at South Georgia.


Falklands War | British Ships





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by Stephen Luscombe