TSS SHIELDHALL

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TSS SHIELDHALL

Post by riverman » Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:36 am

Now preserved and sailing on the Solent sailed on Sunday to watch the start of the Fastnet Race.
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Re: TSS SHIELDHALL

Post by riverman » Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:45 am

Don't care for the enclosed bridge wings, only my opinion.
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MYSELF AS 2/0 ON PORT BRIDGE WING 1974. DALMARNOCK COMING UP ASTERN.
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Re: TSS SHIELDHALL

Post by riverman » Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:05 am

West Solent off Cowes.
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THERE WAS ABOUT 480 ENTRANTS IN DIFFERENT CLASSES. HERE ARE TWO PARTICIPANTS TACKING THEIR WAY DOWN THE WEST SOLENT TOWARDS THE NEEDLES.
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Re: TSS SHIELDHALL

Post by riverman » Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:11 am

West Solent
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PLENTY OF WHISTLE BLOWING AND A FUNNY SOUNDING SIREN YOU USED TO HEAR ON DESROYERS DURING THE WAR
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Re: TSS SHIELDHALL

Post by riverman » Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:15 am

Engine and Boiler room.
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Re: TSS SHIELDHALL

Post by riverman » Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:35 am

TSS Shieldhall
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2/0's CABIN, NOW CONVERTED TO ACCOMODATE THREE CREW MEMBERS. BROUGHT BACK MEMORIES OF DOING THE CROSSWORD WHICH THE MATE ALWAYS FINISHED OFF.
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ANOTHER ENTRANT MAKING HIS WAY OUT TO THE NEEDLES.
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Safely tied up after a fine day.
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