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Re: WINGFIELD CASTLE

PostPosted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:43 pm
by teesships
50 YEARS AGO TODAY!

A distant view of her in service moving away from the Pierhead at Hull - 4 July 1967:
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Ron

Re: WINGFIELD CASTLE

PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2018 6:42 pm
by northeast
Sadly looking rather neglected in the morning sun, 20 May 2018. Maybe the museum is short of funds?
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Re: WINGFIELD CASTLE

PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 8:27 pm
by Patrick Hill
I thought I'd posted my photos but I guess not.

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Forward saloon now the cafe.

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Starboard side facing aft

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Starboard paddle wheel - through the viewing window - in poor condition - the port side was mostly missing.

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Looking across engine room to port side.

Re: WINGFIELD CASTLE

PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 8:30 pm
by Patrick Hill
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Builders plate on bridge face

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Port side - access to main deck is no longer allowed due to weather damage.

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In the afternoon sun

Re: WINGFIELD CASTLE

PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 6:19 am
by northeast
Shame if she can't be looked after, especially as a local build. Probably not many Wm. Gray vessels left now.

Re: WINGFIELD CASTLE

PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 7:00 am
by hartlepoolmonkey
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I totally agree with you! I took this in March and you can see the rust on the lower bow.

Re: WINGFIELD CASTLE

PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:15 pm
by TEESMAN
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Photo Michael Green
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