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Old 03 October 2011, 05:50   #1
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Well that's probably not quite true , but TWIM did say that there was nothing worth seeing downstream of Margaretness on the Thames . The recent good weather was too good not to take advantage of so a blast out of Burnham on Crouch round Foulness and Maplin sands , took my son and I to Southend on Sea........

We happened upon one porpoise on the way out , and two together on the way back.....

Please report all such mammal sightings in the Thames here..

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At the entrance to the Medway , immediately across the Thames lies the wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery.......

SS Richard Montgomery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

As we we having a spot of lunch just off the pier , along comes a paddle steamer.........The Waverley.....You could hear her coming long before you could see her !.......chug......chug......chug......
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Looks like an eventfull day. You do realize that you'll end up with TWIM coming on and telling you how stupid you were entering the exclusion zone and endangering the lives of millions of people by the impending doom of a tidal wave
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Looks like an eventfull day. You do realize that you'll end up with TWIM coming on and telling you how stupid you were entering the exclusion zone and endangering the lives of millions of people by the impending doom of a tidal wave
Oh for gods sake why does everyone on ribnet have to be a traffic warden.
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Old 12 October 2011, 05:39   #4
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The Waverley is a very smart looking craft, I saw her off Bournemouth last month, I was surprised at how fast she cuts through the water, she must have been doing about 25knots or more when I saw her.
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Boris , 6M refit in 2003 !
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Well that's probably not quite true , but TWIM did say that there was nothing worth seeing downstream of Margaretness on the Thames . The recent good weather was too good not to take advantage of so a blast out of Burnham on Crouch round Foulness and Maplin sands , took my son and I to Southend on Sea........

We happened upon one porpoise on the way out , and two together on the way back.....

Please report all such mammal sightings in the Thames here..

Thames Marine Mammal Survey Sightings Gallery

At the entrance to the Medway , immediately across the Thames lies the wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery.......

SS Richard Montgomery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

As we we having a spot of lunch just off the pier , along comes a paddle steamer.........The Waverley.....You could hear her coming long before you could see her !.......chug......chug......chug......
not this sunday bern wolves play wba no matter how good the weather is i cant miss this one
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