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  1. Two Meechings

    Two Meechings

    Two models tug Meechings seen ready for a sail at Bluewater's No.7 Lake. The smaller one is mine, built entirely from photos and from memory by modeller Fred Davis. It shows Meeching as she was around 1993. The larger one has just been built by George Boyd, from her original plans and from almost
  2. Two Meechings

    Two Meechings

    Two models meet up for a sail at Bluewater's No.7 Lake. The smaller one is mine, built entirely from photos and from memory by modeller Fred Davis. It shows Meeching as she was around 1993. The larger one has just been built by George Boyd, from her original plans and from almost 400 photos that I
  3. Unknown = Hinakura

    Unknown = Hinakura

    I've just found this photo in my collection. It was taken from the Newhaven tug Meeching in the early 1960s. I don't recognise the ship and it's well before cargo vessels of this size entered Newhaven. The land behind suggests that the ship is in Seaford Bay, off Newhaven. However I can't find a re
  4. Meeching at Eastbourne (4)

    Meeching at Eastbourne (4)

    My model of Newhaven's former harbour tug Meeching (1960), built by local modeller Fred Davies a few years ago, on the lake at Princes Park, Eastbourne. Friday 26th August 2016. It was a bit breezier than I expected with no calm spots anywhere on the lake. However Meeching handled very well, and was
  5. Meeching at Eastbourne (3)

    Meeching at Eastbourne (3)

    My model of Newhaven's former harbour tug Meeching (1960), built by local modeller Fred Davies a few years ago, on the lake at Princes Park, Eastbourne. Friday 26th August 2016. It was a bit breezier than I expected with no calm spots anywhere on the lake. However Meeching handled very well, and was
  6. Meeching at Eastbourne (2)

    Meeching at Eastbourne (2)

    My model of Newhaven's former harbour tug Meeching (1960), built by local modeller Fred Davies a few years ago, on the lake at Princes Park, Eastbourne. Friday 26th August 2016. It was a bit breezier than I expected with no calm spots anywhere on the lake. However Meeching handled very well, and was
  7. Meeching at Eastbourne

    Meeching at Eastbourne

    My model of Newhaven's former harbour tug Meeching (1960), built by local modeller Fred Davies a few years ago, on the lake at Princes Park, Eastbourne. Friday 26th August 2016. It was a bit breezier than I expected with no calm spots anywhere on the lake. However Meeching handled very well, and was
  8. Meeching

    Meeching

    British Railways Bringing in a tow at Newhaven on 8th June 1991
  9. Meeching's first sail at Eastbourne (4)

    Meeching's first sail at Eastbourne (4)

    This superb model of Newhaven's former harbour tug Meeching was very kindly given to as her historian by Mr & Mrs Michael Summers. The model was built by Mrs Summers' late father, Mr Fred Davies. The model's radio gear has been updated to 2.4GHz and the electrics have been replaced througho
  10. Meeching's first sail at Eastbourne (3)

    Meeching's first sail at Eastbourne (3)

    This superb model of Newhaven's former harbour tug Meeching was very kindly given to as her historian by Mr & Mrs Michael Summers. The model was built by Mrs Summers' late father, Mr Fred Davies. The model's radio gear has been updated to 2.4GHz and the electrics have been replaced througho
  11. Meeching's first sail at Eastbourne (2)

    Meeching's first sail at Eastbourne (2)

    This superb model of Newhaven's former harbour tug Meeching was very kindly given to as her historian by Mr & Mrs Michael Summers. The model was built by Mrs Summers' late father, Mr Fred Davies. The model's radio gear has been updated to 2.4GHz and the electrics have been replaced througho
  12. Meeching's first sail at Eastbourne, 22/03/16

    Meeching's first sail at Eastbourne, 22/03/16

    This superb model of Newhaven's former harbour tug Meeching was very kindly given to as her historian by Mr & Mrs Michael Summers. The model was built by Mrs Summers' late father, Mr Fred Davies. The model's radio gear has been updated to 2.4GHz and the electrics have been replaced througho
  13. Meeching

    Meeching

    British Railways In her Sealink colours, with Senlac, Caledonian Princess and Dover
  14. Meeching

    Meeching

    British Railways Meeching busy again ready to tow the Frigo Europa away from the East Quay at Newhaven on 15th August 1983
  15. Meeching

    Meeching

    British Railways The Meeching attending as the brand new MV Hengist arrives at Newhaven on 7th June 1972 to carry out ramp tests prior to the introduction of MV Senlac onto the Newhaven - Dieppe service
  16. Meeching

    Meeching

    British Railways At her usual berth on the West Quay at Newhaven
  17. Nore Crest - ex Meeching

    Nore Crest - ex Meeching

    Lying alongside Klondyke Wharf, Queenborough. 29/08/13 I paid her a visit to see how her restoration was going. It was the first time I'd been back aboard her for 20 years. Full story of the visit and more photos: http://www.ournewhaven.org.uk/page_id__2593_path__.aspx
  18. Nore Crest - ex Meeching

    Nore Crest - ex Meeching

    Nore Crest, ex Meeching. There was some bottom damage to be repaired and one of the yard workers was carrying this out today (30/4/13)
  19. Nore Crest - ex Meeching

    Nore Crest - ex Meeching

    Nore Crest, ex Meeching. Starboard prop is off and shaft removed for replacement of bearings and seals. Port prop has a tip missing off one blade. Time for two replacements, maybe?
  20. Nore Crest - ex Meeching

    Nore Crest - ex Meeching

    Nore Crest, ex Meeching, gets a serious bit of jet washing to clear away several years' worth of ac***ulated crud, prior to repainting.
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