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Here are recordings and media reports of this dramatic event when RNI's transmitting ship m/v Mebo 2 was set on fire by agents acting for competitor offshore pirate Radio Veronica on Saturday night 15th May 1971:
1. A 41 minute unedited Short Wave RNI recording from 22.57 hrs. until transmitter switch-off at 23.38 hrs. on Sat. 15th May 1971.
2. BBC Radio 2 News at midnight Sat. 15th May 1971.
3. RNI 220m. Alan West at 06.00 hrs. on Sun. 16th May 1971.
4. BBC Radio 4 News at 09.00hrs. Sun. 16th May 1971.
5. RNI 220m. at 18.30 hrs. Sun. 16th May 1971.
6. ITN TV News on Sun. 16th May 1971.
7. BBC1 TV News at 22.15 hrs. Sun. 16th May 1971.
8. Daily Telegraph Report by Brian Silk Fri. 21st May 1971.
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