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Old 24th April 2008, 23:43
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Portland,Filming on Location

The 'Timor Challenger'(Ex Viking Challenger),has arrived at Portland.She has recently been converted for her new role in a new film 'The Boat that Rocked
Her Hull is now Red,with the words 'Radio Rock',above wheelhouse & on Both her Keel sides.She also sports a Radio Mast,Both Bow & Stern.She arrived at Portland from Hythe,where she may have received some work?.
Timor Challenger,will be used for Filming throughout may-june.The Film,revolves around a Pirate Radio Ship during the 1960s Music revolution.
A former Helicopter Hanger at Osprey Quay(previously RNAS Portland),is currently being fitted out for some Interior scenes.Once Filming begins in May,I will add more information for anyone interested.....
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Old 27th April 2008, 21:02
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Yes, TIMOR CHALLENGER had the work carried out in Hythe and understand she will return to Hythe after filming in Portland
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Old 2nd May 2008, 01:06
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Thanks for confirming that Tynesider....
This week on 29-4-08,preperations are now underway for commencement of Filming.Timor Challenger has now moved alongside a Flat Barge,Mediterrainean moored at the end of Queens pier.She has been loading stores,cables,Film & camera equipment etc.
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I posted a pic of her in the gallery under Special ships with the title "Timor Challenger" Enjoy!
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