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New Year, New Boat! Scratchbuilt Sloop/Gunboat

So after reading a fantastic book I got from my father for Christmas (SHIP: 5000 years of maritime adventure), I felt the urge to build something new – rather than finish the multitude of ships-in-progress that sit on every available surface! 687 more words

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HMS Gay Archer

HMS Gay Archer (P1041) was a Gay-class fast patrol boat of the Royal Navy. She was built by Vosper, Portchester, and launched on 20 August 1952. 25 more words

Capturing Moments In Time

Women grieve during the funeral of the four Palestinian boys from the Baker family

Women grieve during the funeral of the four Palestinian boys from the Baker family, whom medics said were killed by a shell fired by an Israeli naval gunboat, in Gaza City

Gaza

Palestinians carry the body of a boy, who was killed by a shell fired by an Israeli naval gunboat

Palestinians carry the body of a boy, whom medics said was killed by a shell fired by an Israeli naval gunboat, on a beach in Gaza City

Gaza

Wreck of the Magpie - Cliffs of Moher - 1864

Freeman’s Journal 22nd June, 1864 p3

WRECK OF H.M. GUNBOAT MAGPIE.

Galway, April 5.

Yesterday morning I telegraphed to you the intelligence of an unfortunate accident to the screw gunboat Magpie (2) ; and since then, the additional particulars I have gained are of little importance, expect that she did not float last night, as expected and that fears are now entertained that she will become a total wreck. 407 more words

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