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Date TimeJuly 22, 2019
VoiceThe man behind the dramatic audio of Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf says the episode played out over a chaotic 20-40 minutes while a UK warship raced in from an hour away -- too far to be of any help.
Iran caught UK by surprise in Gulf: audio company
The HMS Montrose "really didn't have much chance of having an impact on the scene," Dryad Global shipping risk management company head Philip Diacon told AFP.
Diacon refused to discuss how his London-based firm obtained the audio of Friday's high-seas drama over the Stena Impero.

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