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by Kevin Birch » Sun May 19, 2019 10:23 am

I was asked yesterday how Jensen came up with the Interceptor name, I'm sure I should know, but I don't. I know how the 541 and C-V8 got their names, and this leads me to think I haven't seen a thread with this topic, otherwise I would know.
Any ideas, or links to threads, as putting Interceptor in the search brings up a few posts :o
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by felixkk » Sun May 19, 2019 3:42 pm

I‘d have to check in which book(s) it is recounted, but it was Lord Strathcarron who suggested the name to the Jensen brothers back in the 50s- was it not?
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by colin7673 » Sun May 19, 2019 6:16 pm

felixkk wrote:I‘d have to check in which book(s) it is recounted, but it was Lord Strathcarron who suggested the name to the Jensen brothers back in the 50s- was it not?


You are quite correct Felix,, and what a great name is it
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by VFK44 » Mon May 20, 2019 4:22 am

David Strathcarron was in the RAF during the war, which may have given him the inspiration.
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