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Old 17 August 2004, 01:51   #1
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Buoys I have seen...



A whole new thread of photographs of Buoys (careful that you do NOT miss out the 'u'), what a brilliant idea (even though I do say so myself).

So, to start us all off, here is a couple of photographs of the 'Buss Bank' buoy in the mouth of the Cromarty Firth...

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Bouys only??

Or any hard object that would make a mess of your boat if you "met" it at speed???
How about these towere in the Thames Estuary off of Whitstable???
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This on does not float but is a navigation aid. It's off Eastborne and Hastings.
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They seem like a nice couple of buoys.


Those towers always remind me of the old War of the Worlds film.
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Towers in the Thames Estuary off of Whitstable???
What where these used for?
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No prizes for this one.......a quiz.



Here is a structure seen by many but noticed by few a navigation aid? yes but not originally.

What/where izzit? No there isn;t a prize, but it has given me an idea!!
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Old 17 August 2004, 05:21   #7
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Bouys I've been........

....on ! It was Phil Davies's fault, he was telling us another one of his boring stories - bla - bla - bla - bla - bla so Jono and I just had to get away.
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Old 17 August 2004, 05:34   #8
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What where these used for?
Take a look here for all the info on the towers.
Maunsell See Forts
I think the ones in the picture are Red Sands Towers.

And yes Robin, they always remind me H.G.Wells Martians as well!!

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looks like bembridge to me,st.helens?
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Old 17 August 2004, 06:53   #10
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Yes Carl it is. St Helens Fort

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erm a cd rom with some pics of Explosion on it!
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