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Oops!  Missed the 'Britannia in the list!  Besides, my brother-in-law lives in Fort William, so still south! :)

 

John

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Hi John,

 

Would have loved to do more but the only ship 'up north' (by UK standards - as all are up north from Melbourne) was the Britannia (thanks Keith).  I think I may have had my leave cancelled if I had sounded out the Admiral to do more :)  As it was she was having 'kittens' by my wanting to climb the rigging on the SS Great Britain.  There was a chance to do it (for a fee) but unfortunately the activity had closed by the time the tour had finished :( 

 

I did have Chatham on my list but time ran out unfortunately.  I was told it is undergoing a major refurbishment and that it will be a much better visit in the future - so there's my excuse to go back ;) :)

 

cheers

 

Pat

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5 hours ago, BANYAN said:

it will be a much better visit in the future - so there's my excuse to go back

Maybe a UK meeting for Europe once finished ...

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Hi Carl,

If I get the chance to go back I will certainly allow a couple of days to catch upu with a few MSW members :)  The last trip was just too hectic with a lot compressed into a very short time..

 

John, there is also the Titanic experience in Belfast (I think).

 

cheers

 

Pat

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You've got the time, a leisurly pace would be nice ... on the other hand, you did see Victory, and other ships which I still have to visit!

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