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only known Offshore Radio ship's dog "Raffles".
The story of Raffles is that Peter Chicago rescued him
when he was found in the dock during the Ross Revenge
fitting in Spain. He then stayed onboard until Peter
eventually left the station. The two were inseparable
and following quarantine Raffles joined Peter at his
home. Raffles died in 1997, aged approx 17 years.
The back deck of the Ross - when the station originally
returned it had "LA 319 CAROLINE" painted in
the change to 558 kHz the "3" was changed to
"5" - 519 being the closet metre frequency to
her career Caroline has always used frequencies ending
in "9" to rhyme with Caroline - sometimes
despite the fact that in fact the frequency is not quite