Tag Archives: National Historic Ships

Shortlisted photos for the annual National Historic Ships photographic competition

As usual at this time of year National Historic Ships has put the shortlisted images for its annual competition online – and as you’d expect they are a delight. If you’re like us and really enjoy a good photo, I’d … Continue reading

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National Historic Ships network Shipshape East Anglia meets for the first time at Lowestoft

Shipshape East Anglia members network at the International Boatbuilding Training College, Lowestoft Over 40 boatbuilders, historic vessel owners, suppliers and trainees met as a group earlier this month for the first time at a meeting organised by the Shipshape Network … Continue reading

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Steam pinnace 199 open day at Gosport, 2nd February

The Steam pinnace 199 project is holding an open day this Saturday at the Maritime Workshop, Gosport, Hampshire, from 10am to 3pm – she’s been undergoing a refit at the workshop since February 2012. Built in 1911, Steam pinnace 199 is a wooden-hulled picket … Continue reading

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