Long-time friends Lewis Evans and Tony Haworth discuss their Soviet swimmer

The Soviet swimmer looks right at home on Lake Windermere

Although he has a mint condition GAZ 46 parked in the garage of his Sandside home in Cumbria, classic military vehicle collector

Lewis Evans is quick to point out that he only owns a quarter of the rare, Soviet amphibious vehicle. “My good friend Tony Haworth owns half and my wife Julie said she owns a quarter, which leaves just a quarter for me,” joked Lewis. Lewis and Tony, who have been friends since 1973, discovered their mutual interest in military vehicles when they first met on a beach near Morecambe. Lewis was in a Willys Jeep with his older brother

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