✎ BANG! 

15 May 2017 tbs.pm/12371

46 years ago today, the troubled off-shore station Radio North Sea International – which had been banned, jammed, hijacked and bribed to go off air – had a new problem: someone threw a homemade grenade on to the rear of the ship; it detonated, causing a fire in the stern that took an hour to bring under control.

The DJ on duty on the MV Mebo II, Alan West, put out the following transmission…

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