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50 Years of Pirate Radio Stations

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Tony Hadley30/03/2014 21:37:28
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Some time ago Barry Freeman built a model of one of the Radio Caroline ships, the Ross Revenge which was featured in the magazine and as a build item on this site --

Other Pirate Radio ship models can be seen at the Radio London site --


The Radio Station is celebrating 50 years of broadcasting, initially as an illegal pirate radio station broadcasting from from two ships and now as a legal based station. The ships were the MV Fredericia which broadcast Caroline North from Ramsey Bay off the Isle of Man and the much smaller Mi Amigo which broadcast Caroline South off Frinton-on-Sea, Essex. The history (and details of their current out of use vessel Ross Revenge) is available from their website --

To celebrate the 50 year anniversary, a new station, Caroline North, will be broadcasting on the 30th March until the 28th April from the Mersey Bar Lightship in Liverpool --

Tony Hadley18/02/2018 11:45:40
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Radio Caroline are now offering trips to their 'Ross Revenge' radio ship from West Mersea CO5 8PB. Looks worth a visit at £25 for anyone within travelling distance.

The dates for 2018 are in the link.



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