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Old 11-16-2012
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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Bilge shoots, Bilge scores .... well done that man.

Generally known as Tivanipupu but GE spells Tavainipupu ... sneaky buggers.

Wharf is still there but much shortened and hidden under cloud cover on GE.

I need to sail there one day to pay my respects to an old friend who once owned the island and is buried there.

The wartime connection with America that is most well known would be the sinking of PT109 and a certain JFK who was skipper of the thing. That was away to the north west.
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