Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

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Andrew453
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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by Andrew453 » Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:01 am

Another volunteer-led project success story that will see an historic paddler, laid up since 1981, returned to service. And I'm old enough to remember school trips on the Maid back in her 1960s heyday.
http://www.dumbartonreporter.co.uk/news ... ent_grant/

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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by XL391 » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:14 pm

I visited the birthplace of the Olympic class liners in Belfast a few weeks ago, I was even lucky enough to get the Thompson Graving Dock to myself! The dock is an engineering wonder in itself, never mind the ships they held...
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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by Mike Bull » Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:13 am

Funnily enough, even as a lifelong Titanic nut, when I saw the dock I thought 'Is that it?!' :lol:

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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by midlife » Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:02 pm

Ohh heck, you don’t look best pleased there Mike [.]


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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by sbt » Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:39 pm

'Is that all there is?'

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https://youtu.be/qYWjsS4kZoA

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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by Jordangbr » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:47 am

I wonder if she will be in the same condition as the Terror and Erebus?

Antarctic expedition hopes for Ernest Shackleton bonus http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-43703723
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Mike Bull
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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by Mike Bull » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:19 am

Saw that- would be a cracking find if they can spot it.

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Tally Ho

Post by CHWk7 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:33 pm

Hi All,

Is anyone else watching this as it's another true inspiration and then some!

http://sampsonboat.co.uk/

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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by ted.walsh » Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:43 pm

i agree! i am an avid follower of his work. his skills with timber make my wonky shelf outcomes look even poorer. sampson boat co gets my timber vote definitely

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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by Richie » Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:09 pm

Great one on Britannic, I have seen it before...... unfortunately Bill's hat makes an appearance though :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YSt1WW6tWk
Clarence come out ov zat tank at vonz !

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