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PostPosted: Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:37 am    Post subject:  Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

There were a lot of folk to see the launch and loads of schoolkids.
I hope they get the chance to see more launches.



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Launch over but folk dont wait to see the ship being nudged by the tugs into the fitting out berth, I do.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

The tugs are fussing around H.M.S. Dragon like mother hens


















H.M.S. Dragon is just about in dock



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

The next ship for launching is well on its way, HMS Defender,launched october 2009











Some of the deck plates look buckled, can they get them straightend when they join the segments of the ship together?



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

I bet these cadets are frozen, I was ;D



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

The former entrance to reception in the old offices of Fairfields




A close up of the entrance.
Well thats all from the launch.
I hope you enjoy the photos from the warmth of your house ;D
Bye for now. ;D ;D


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 27, 2009 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Excellent stuff Norrie, thanks for taking the time to show these  
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

norrie wrote:
More top brass.
I will say this for them, they didnt ignore the cadets



Whats Alex Salmond doing wearing a naval uniform?

Cracking set,Norrie.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Hi doog doog, never noticed that.
God dont give him a uniform he is bad enough as he is  

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Doog Doog wrote:
norrie wrote:
More top brass.
I will say this for them, they didnt ignore the cadets



Whats Alex Salmond doing wearing a naval uniform?

Cracking set,Norrie.


That was my first thought.

Great pics Norrie...............    
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