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12 Portsmouth Details

By LynneJoyce  
More Portsmouth shots, following the tourist trail and leading with a shot of The Victory's immensely complex bow, mast and rigging. Unfortunately we were not allowed to take photos on board but it was an interesting tour nonetheless. There are 11 other shots, all with their own captions. I hope they will give you an insight to the fascination of the place for me.

Thanks for looking and I hope you enjoy at least some of them.

Tags: Photo journalism Transport Architecture Close-up and macro Landscape and travel

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15 Mar 2011 12:52PM
A great set ... brought back pleasant memories ... thankyou
V3 for a vote today

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gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 1:08PM
All of these are just superb Lynne, and it has been really difficult to choose between them. However, there is something extra special for me in V7 - just lovely!
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
15 Mar 2011 1:18PM
A great set, Lynne, some sights of which I remember when I visited. V.8 gets the vote from this excellent series. Carol
15 Mar 2011 1:22PM
A beautiful set Lynne. Really think V3 and V8 are excellent, although I do like them all................Sandy
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
15 Mar 2011 1:25PM
What a lovely series you've gathered here. My vote goes to V7 which is rather special with those lovely reflections and tones, though V8 is extremely appealing too. I do rather covet those wonderful copper containers but not having to keep them in that wonderful well-polished condition!

15 Mar 2011 1:31PM
A superb variety of shots, some showing great detail and others with super compositon and content. Lovely images Lynne.

saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
15 Mar 2011 1:32PM
What a wonderful set of images, all very beautiful indeed ,
James_C 7 36 56 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 1:39PM
An excellent set of photographs Lynne. I'm affraid I can't help you with the quotation on the wheels in V3, but I can tell you that large ships become very hard to stear in heavy weather. As there wasn't anything like power stearing then, they just added more men to the job. I seem to remember that on HMS Warrior, there are three (four?) sets of wheels - one set on each deck - and they needed them. There was also a foot brake that could be used to assist. Stearing positions on lower decks were also neccessary incase the positions on other decks were damaged/destroyed in combat.

All the best,

DanielD 6 1 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 1:40PM
I'm deeply impressed about the details - the whole set is fantastic - V1 is very special for me

Regards Daniel
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 1:53PM
brilliant set, makes me feel guilty for the small amount of effort I put in during my recent visit
15 Mar 2011 2:02PM
A wonderful set of images. Well done Lynne.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
15 Mar 2011 2:16PM
Nice set Lynne
V1 for me!


Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 3:23PM
Lynne what a fantastic set, and so informative..(next time you are off to Spain I will meet you in Portsmouth and you can show me around?)
No fav as all are so beautifully composed and presented
Alvar 9 23 2 France
15 Mar 2011 3:30PM
Great set of imagesSmile V1 for me
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
15 Mar 2011 3:30PM
A superb set from Portsmouth, Lynne: I'd be hard pressed to choose a winner so they'll have to share my solo vote.
PhilT2 Plus
6 379 25 England
15 Mar 2011 4:04PM
A set of superb images.........really enjoyed looking through these
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 4:18PM
brilliant set of captures lynne cracking detail and colours v1 for me today love the pov a belter Wink
Dilys 5 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 4:22PM
Lovely set of photos
15 Mar 2011 4:34PM
A fabulous set.
vickyf Plus
11 8 8 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 5:17PM
Great series. Brought back memories for me as well as I used to live and work in Portsmouth, although, sadly, not in the posh part!
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 5:41PM
Number ten for me, a deceptively simple looking photograph.
phil99 9 45 6 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 5:48PM
A dozen first class images here . A real pleasure to view .Thanks for sharing them ....Phil
15 Mar 2011 5:52PM
Complement of loverly images..10/10 for effort...John
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
15 Mar 2011 6:16PM
It certainly is a fascinating place, Lynne - visited here several years ago whilst on holiday on the Isle of Wight. A fine set of images, thanks for bringing back memories Smile
Trev Smile
GarrathE 8 4 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 6:21PM
Great set Lynne. And a great day out we have to repeat sometime.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
15 Mar 2011 7:27PM
A great set of images

pamelajean Plus
10 969 1832 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 9:30PM
I live near Portsmouth, Lynne, and love this place, must get back there this year. V1 is special to me, love that ship. A fine collection of images.
15 Mar 2011 9:40PM
Brings back holiday memories . We drove from Scotland and arrived in portsmouth at lunchtime and managed a tourist bus tour and a tour round Victory(amazing) before our channel crossing to France.All wonderful images. Gill
maggieh 8 4 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 10:27PM
Thanks for the tour of Portsmouth - you really show it off at it's best. All the shots are very good int heir own right, can't choose any one over the others.
goso 10 2 1 Australia
15 Mar 2011 10:38PM
A very interesting and well taken set Lynne - first class ...Bill
Sasanach 6 9 1 Scotland
15 Mar 2011 11:19PM
Hello Lynne, I love them all but my favourite has to be The Victory. The ship is an absolute stunner. It is a shame to see Arc Royal now de-commissioned but hopefully it may remain in Portsmouth along with the other ships.
I am a fan of the writings of Douglas Reeman under his pseudonym of Alexander Kent and the series on Richard Bolitho, so that may explain my love for the old sailing warships. Regards, Richard
MickyMc 8 8 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 11:19PM
So interesting Smile
Sasanach 6 9 1 Scotland
15 Mar 2011 11:20PM
Matter of interest isn't the figure head missing on Victory?
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2011 7:17AM
You will note in The Victory shot some tenting where maintenance work was being undertaken - painting I think - hence the missing figurehead.
Gorgeous set of images

all very well taken as per.

PattiW 11 24 2 United States
16 Mar 2011 12:21PM
Wonderful rope angles and detail, Patti
16 Mar 2011 6:38PM
A really good set Lynne, and a good choice for V1.

John Smile
16 Mar 2011 10:27PM
As always Lynne you give cracking value great work

Ray42 8 3 England
17 Mar 2011 7:30AM
An excellent set - Portsmouth should be very pleased with this set as well - you have done it proudSmile
17 Mar 2011 8:24AM
Good set of shots Smile
BarbAnna 6 1 England
17 Mar 2011 1:46PM
These images brought happy memories flooding back to me too...... a really fabulous set
17 Mar 2011 5:22PM
What a wonderful set Lynne, so much detail and fascinating things to see. I'll give 1/12 of a vote for each, definitely, but v's 1 and 3 stand out if I had to choose. A super series.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2011 8:42PM
Wonderful selection of images - I particularly like v7
lesliea 7 2 Australia
18 Mar 2011 5:51AM
Wow beautiful set of images, all well captured.
Cheers Allen,
GlenD 9 United States
18 Mar 2011 6:21AM
A wonderful set Lynne been to portsmouth once myself but that was to help my wife uncle move with can keep that job! wouldn't want to be the cook on that ship! that's a big pot of taters to have to mash! love that shot though
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 6:34AM
Amazing set! V3, V7, V8 are favorites! Absolutely superb!
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 8:20AM
Superb set of images, I love them all, living just across the water I have no excuse for not having been to Portsmouth in far to long!!

horley 9 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 6:46PM
A very well presented set of images all very good.terry
ianrobinson Plus
6 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 10:23PM
a great image well composed.
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2011 12:31PM
Great set. Like V3 very much. Nice one Lynne. Paul
19 Mar 2011 10:38PM
A brilliant collection of sea. The ships are magnificent. I love sailing.
Regards, Oleg.
rogerfry 11 543 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2011 2:19PM
Very interesting set of images, nicely presented.

22 Mar 2011 3:06PM
Great set of images!
28 Mar 2011 6:24PM
Excellent Lynne, the whole set is great but the kitchen is amazing!
5 Apr 2011 9:01AM
well done Lynne, u have many wonderful shot in your album.....keep it on........
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2011 8:30PM
v7 is a splendid distortion - a super collection of shots Lynne
25 Apr 2011 1:53PM
A superb set.
agingrocker 7 13 1
10 May 2011 8:57PM
Super set
SteveNZ 8 4 5 United Kingdom
19 May 2011 9:51AM
Love the detail. Excellent.
HectorRivera 9 17 1 United States
24 Jun 2011 8:03PM
Beautiful shot
Jacobite 9 38 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2011 12:51PM
I haven't been there for years! Took one of my granddaughters to see the Mary Rose for her school project.....she's now grown up and working.
Great set, especially #7.
pdcche 6 4 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2011 5:32PM
Great set of images Lynne, all nice detail and colour, but it has to be V7, nice distorted reflection.. Peter
A beautiful group of pictures of boats. I like v3 very much, surely this one has been digitally manipulated?. Well done WesternRed.
RLF Plus
6 17 4 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2011 9:55AM
Super photos of my favorite shipWink
1881 4 India
14 Apr 2012 6:11PM
Superb 1.

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