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So lucky me (no sarcasm intended) is off to the sister ship of my last ship and being someone who rarely, if ever, has their priorities in the correct order here was my thought process on this: 167 more words

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The View from The M Shed Roof, Bristol, 07/08/14.

The third floor of the M Shed, a museum dedicated to the story of Bristol and its “unique place in the world”, offers exceptional views of the Floating Harbour and various points of nautical interest. 264 more words


We must never forget The Merchant Navy and the important service they gave during the first/second world wars

This year is the centenary of the start of the first world war. There probably is no one still alive who fought during the first world war 1914-1918. 773 more words

Lest we forget

Today is a day of vigils for me and I suspect many other people. In the evening I will attend a vigil in Woolton and then at 10p.m. 827 more words

Stories from the Atlantic Coast Express

Good evening,

As part of the Mid Hants “Canadian Pacific – Engineering a Future from the Past” project (if the Heritage Lottery grant is successful) they will be creating a historic record (oral, video and displays) of how steam trains were used for educations from London in the Second World War, immigrants travelling from Southampton in the 1950s, and holiday maker specials in the 1950s and 1960s such as the Atlantic Coast Express. 3,719 more words

Steam Train

Finally the End of Phase 3

I don’t even know what to say about Phase 3 really other than it was a long slog made bearable by having a great group of people in my class.   274 more words

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