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A longer stay in the Principality Part 2

“HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS” part 2 After the back-breaking loading of supplies and essentials onto the boat – an unsung and frequently forgotten and vital activity synonymous with the operational success of the Principality – we were soon underway. Once out of harbour limits, the skipper raised the revs to get the ship up …

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This time, Sealand’s David Blizzard describes the challenges of a longer stay in the Principality

“HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS” It’s all very well taking a day trip to Sealand – with prior permission and vetting of course. A relatively simple and brief day-visit enables one to witness a few hours of marine brouhaha, coupled with a brief (yet often mind-boggling) exploration of this unique man-made micro country and to …

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Prince Roy of Sealand (passed 9th October 2012)

Born 1921 to Harry and Lilyan Bates, Roy was born to be an adventurer. The only surviving child of five siblings who all died as baby’s or in early childhood. At the age of 15 he made his way to the Spanish civil war to join the international brigade seeking adventure, eventually returning to the UK …

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Sealand Facebook page reaches 50,000 Likes

As the Principality’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/PrincipalityOfSealand) reaches 50,000 followers over the short period of time it has been established, it is amazing to think that some 46 years ago when Sealand first came about it was just a small family and a few close knit friends who were involved. I remember my father sitting myself, my …

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Prince Michael remembers a close friend of Sealand

Prince Michael remembers a close friend of Sealand… After the German/Dutch invasion of August 1978, when I was held prisoner for several days until being forcibly put on a Dutch trawler and released in Holland, our subsequent counter attack by myself, my father and several fellow Sealanders was Some adrenalin rush! If you have ever …

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Princess Joan Being Lifted Onto Sealand

Prince Michael recalling an early memory from his time on Sealand… When the press came out to visit they would often charter the local Felixstowe harbour tug “Ocean Cock”. She was a proud old ship and the engineer would take me down into the engine room where  I would stand in awe watching the old …

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Sealand – A Typical Crew Changeover

Sealand’s David Blizzard  tells the brief story of a typical security personnel crew-change and some of the action needed for it behind-the-scenes. Harwich Ha’Penny Quay, 04.30, Sunday 25th September 2011. The atmosphere is one of intrigue – clearly a lot goes on here, stacks of hustle & bustle; but not at this hour. It’s deathly …

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SOPA Bill threatens our freedoms

The new SOPA bill is yet another attempt to censor the only true medium for freedom of speech and infringe further on the civil liberties of every individual that uses the internet. SOPA has no respect for local and national laws in various jurisdictions around the world. Coupled with the one-sided extradition treaties held by the …

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A message from Prince Michael

I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone for their interest and support over the years. Please take a moment to share our new website with your friends and family via Facebook Twitter and any other medium available. Our new website with its forum we hope will give everyone interested in the Principality …

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Our New Website is Online!

Welcome to our updated Official Sealand web site! Please take a moment to browse all of the new features! We have a forum available for Sealand supporters to express their opinions and ideas on anything from the legal/political position of Sealand to what the Sealand community envisages for the future! The Shop has been modernised …

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