Firth of Clyde Saturday 28 June

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Craig
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Firth of Clyde Saturday 28 June

Post by Craig » Sun Jun 29, 2014 7:57 pm

Hi all

Had a day out on the river yesterday and managed to photograph a few ships. Here's what I got....

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HMS Lancaster at anchor in Kilchattan Bay, Bute.
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HMS Lancaster at anchor in Kilchattan Bay, Bute.
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HMS Lancaster at anchor in Kilchattan Bay, Bute. The rib was being launched to escort a submarine upriver.

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Re: Firth of Clyde Saturday 28 June

Post by Craig » Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:05 pm

And here's some more....

Craig.
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Pengalia speeding down river between Bute and Cumbrae
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Pengalia speeding down river between Bute and Cumbrae
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Busy scene with a submarine preparing to move up river with SD Eva, a police boat and some ribs in attendance . French cable layer Rene Descartes in the background.

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Re: Firth of Clyde Saturday 28 June

Post by riverclyde_tug » Mon Jun 30, 2014 1:47 am

Great pictures Craig

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Re: Firth of Clyde Saturday 28 June

Post by Craig » Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:01 pm

riverclyde_tug wrote:Great pictures Craig
Thanks. Had my camera set incorrectly and thought they would be a disaster but Photoshop worked wonders.

Here's some more of Rene Descartes.

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French cable ship Rene Descartes on station between Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae.
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French cable ship Rene Descartes ready to pull a cable from the shore to the ship.

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Re: Firth of Clyde Saturday 28 June

Post by Brianh » Tue Jul 01, 2014 5:53 pm

Submarine is HMS Talent.

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Re: Firth of Clyde Saturday 28 June

Post by kevvostevenson » Thu Jul 03, 2014 3:06 am

It seems as if Rene Descartes left the Clyde today. It was interesting tracking her on Marine Traffic

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