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Old 18 March 2014, 15:53   #31
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The tide on the Thames can be fearsome and even the old hands get it wrong from time to time.

Many years ago after the boat race a large dutch barge crashed into Hammersmith Bridge after miss judging the water depth and the air draft. It is easily done.

Below are pics of a cruiser following the Great River Race a few years back.

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