S/B Thistle

Bob S
28th May 2005, 18:39
Probably not a "Tall Ship" but well worth a mention.

The sailing barge THISTLE preparing to berth on Tilbury Landing Stage today (28th May 2005). Built in 1895 at Port Glasgow and 82 tons, she is the last surviving sailing barge to have been built in Scotland.
Now used for excursion work.

michael james
28th May 2005, 20:06
Bob, Up to date reporting? What a marvellous site, I would love to have witnessed it.