Strongman sunk by Navy frigate

Friday 19 February 1999 00:02

Strongman sunk by Navy frigate

A CHARITY strongman collapsed while trying to pull a Type 23 Navy frigate and its 157 crew into dry dock. Simon Ford, 34, managed to drag HMS Lancaster - stripped down to 2,000 tons - over 25ft at the Devonport dockyard, Plymouth, before suffering breathing difficulties.

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