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Old 27th July 2005, 12:21
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Fort George (Launch of)

Hi, Here are a few pictures of the launch of the "Fort George" taken on the 1st March 1991 from the bridge of the "James Clarke Ross" at Swan Hunters Wallsend on the Tyne.
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Old 7th August 2005, 07:52
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I came off the fort george in april its showing her age a lot of things need to be done
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Old 21st March 2006, 23:17
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I came off the fort george in april its showing her age a lot of things need to be done
Tell me about it John, I came off her back in December, after doing my fair share of chipping and painting I can tell you!
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Old 22nd March 2006, 19:43
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Tell me about it John, I came off her back in December, after doing my fair share of chipping and painting I can tell you!

Is thet right that you don't use Phosphoric acid anymore??? You lucky things...we always had to use the stuff....Burns everywhere!!
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Old 28th March 2006, 17:37
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Is thet right that you don't use Phosphoric acid anymore??? You lucky things...we always had to use the stuff....Burns everywhere!!
I'm a Comms Rating so I wouldn't know about that Andy. I just put my trust in the Deckies to sort out whatever rust remover, and paint I needed!
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Old 10th October 2006, 00:39
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I remember that day well -- I was aboard FORT GEORGE for ages and had eat Swans Packed Lunch -- were you parked up out of the way or something ?,forgot that bit.
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Old 10th October 2006, 10:27
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yep, we had to move up river and park while you launched, got a good set of pic's though, I didn't get any lunch and had to wait ages for a couple of your tugs to move back after you finished.
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