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Thames estuary forts

Photo taken last year (2009) having chartered the Thames barge `Greta' for a trip around Whitstable wind farm and the forts.

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Greetings,

Are they the "Shivering Sands" forts. I think they were the ones where a pirate radio station was set up back in the '60s ie Radio Caroline time and the "Heavies" tried to take over resulting in a shooting and perhaps even a death whereupon the Police became involved.

I als have a recollection of somebody declaring independence on the forts...
 

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Hi there

There are Red Sand forts, but both sets of forts had pirate radio stations at one time or other, plenty of info on the web if you're interested.

Robert
 

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www.offshoreradio.de/fleet/index.html

But they look like the Red Sands Forts to me.
 

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