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PORTWEY (1)

A rare sight these days. The preserved steam tug Portwey under way on the Thames for the 2005 Lord Mayor of London Festival.
The high price of good steaming coal limits her activities to once or twice a year.

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Registered: LR34-35:64655 /LR43-44:12516 /LR47-48:12195 /LR50-5

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Excellent shot, and very rare nowadays, keep em coming,

Phill
 

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a glimpse of the good old days when tugs looked like tugs!
 

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I WAS BOY IN A COAL BURNING STEAM TUG (EMPHATIC) IT HAD A SPECIAL SMELL, WHEN I LOOK AT THIS PICTURE I CAN SMELL THAT MIXTURE OF OIL COAL AND STEAM, FANTASTIC FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN THERE THEY WILL KNOW WHAT I MEAN, FOR THOSE WHO HAVN'T YOU SHOULD TRY IT FRED DENMAN (EMPHATIC)
 

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