10 thoughts on “How a radio ship and 7 men shook up Britain in 1964

  1. Ferdinand Edwards

    Mar 19. 2014

    Always perplexed me why an apparent libertarian Tony Benn ( RIP) was so fanatically against this young counterblasting radical champion of the airwaves – surely not just because it was, as you say, ‘swashbuckling capitalism’ but in a sonic form? And this from the man who so vigorously championed the ultimate capitalist symbol, Concorde, complete with sonic boom……

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  2. Steve

    May 13. 2015

    Good information and glad to see the old days are still being remembered, any chance of a mention http://www.radiokaleidoscope.com (source of one of your pictures) …

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  3. Ben

    Aug 11. 2015

    Supplement ‘Ross Revenge’ required.

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  4. Ray Churcher

    Sep 03. 2015

    Just read CMs artical on Pirate radio…..great reading as i remember this time too well whilst living
    in Clacton…still listen to Caroline on the net from Canada. Thank you Colin for the times we shared in the 60s

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  5. Paul teughels

    Nov 03. 2015

    Fantastic.I seldom cry,but i did when radio london closed down.

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  6. Nick maskell

    May 24. 2016

    As a life long supporter of offshore “pirate ” Radio I found this article very interesting how about a follow up telling the ongoing story of watery wireless as we journey through the 70s 80s and 90s with Caroline mi amigo 390 RNI seagull the Ross Revenge laser etc

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  7. Nichael

    Mar 18. 2017

    It was a great time and I listened to all the pirates, good health to all of you and thank you for the memorises. Big L time is 3-o-clock and radio London is closing down, gee in 2017 I remember Aug 14 1967.

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  8. Michael

    Mar 18. 2017

    Who bought the ship for 14 million pounds???

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