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Portsmouth harbour.

By Mollycat
............. lot of activity going on deepening the channel. The new aircraft carriers are due later this year and dredging has been on going for a number of months. During that time four unexploded bombs have been found. the latest last week. All shipping movement is suspended, Gunwharf and Spice Island no go areas. Navy bomb disposal divers take the bomb to the middle of the Solent before detonating it. More are likely before the job is completed. The versions shows dredgers out in the Solent.

Tags: General Transport Sea Construction Tugboat


Comments


cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
27 Feb 2017 9:10AM
Brave men, those bomb disposal guys...Super marine shot 😁😁
27 Feb 2017 9:18AM
Super set Peter, like the composition of the lead image,
Fred.
27 Feb 2017 9:29AM
3 great captures here Peter

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrin
27 Feb 2017 9:33AM
Fine set here Peter, the lead image has it for me.

Dave.
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
27 Feb 2017 10:02AM
Excellent captures, Peter. Unexploded bombs sound a bit scary.
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2017 10:07AM
Interesting set, Peter.

Ken
27 Feb 2017 10:10AM
Excellent clarity Peter, three very interesting images.Smile
rambler Plus
12 1.0k 17 England
27 Feb 2017 10:12AM
"There's a bomb in my bucket dear Liza dear Liza"
" blow that dear Henry Dear Henry,....I;m off"

Great shots Peter
27 Feb 2017 10:19AM
"...no go areas"
I hope you've found an alternative watering hole?
SlowSong Plus
12 9.3k 30 England
27 Feb 2017 10:24AM
How interesting. I hope you get some good shots of the carriers when they arrive.
27 Feb 2017 10:35AM
An exciting place to live, Peter. And to take great pictures.
dimalexa 3 5 Greece
27 Feb 2017 10:49AM
Wonderful photos, Peter. The lead image is an excellent synthesis and color balance!
Dimitris
Excellent set Peter, love the lead image.
Carol
27 Feb 2017 11:03AM
Excellent set of images
ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
27 Feb 2017 11:19AM
The whole Channel is littered with the things.
This is a great shot, Peter.
Love the touches of colour.
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2017 11:38AM
A great capture PeterGrinGrin

Cliff
dales Plus
4 11 Australia
27 Feb 2017 12:10PM
Not a job for the fain hearted Peter , terrific harbourside captures
Ian
27 Feb 2017 12:25PM
great photos once again Peter GrinGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
27 Feb 2017 12:46PM

Quote:...Gunwharf and Spice Island no go areas...
Hope this isn't going to disrupt the visits to your favourite watering-hole, Peter! Sad A fine trio, the lead image being my fave Smile
Trev Smile
Great colour for Portsmouth. Leading capture for me. Well done Peter.
WesternRed.
prabhusinha 12 5 5 India
27 Feb 2017 2:08PM
Very colorful images
capto Plus
8 6.4k 21 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2017 2:29PM
A fascinating set of all the activity.Smile

ivor
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
27 Feb 2017 2:32PM
Well captured images Peter. Sounds like a dangerous place, with all the bombs being found in the channel.
jocas 5 6 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2017 2:32PM
excellent images from this busy harbour GrinGrin
jo
Mike_Smith Plus
13 686 1 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2017 3:05PM
Cracking set of captures Peter, looks busy in them waters
colijohn 9 59 2 Netherlands
27 Feb 2017 3:53PM
Great set of images. It's a busy waterway.
27 Feb 2017 4:04PM
Brilliant set.Smile
Split 6 4 2 Croatia
27 Feb 2017 5:04PM
Nice color , great composition, interesting and nice clarity = Superb setGrinGrinGrin
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
27 Feb 2017 5:05PM
Three great images but scary bit of news.
Joan
laura1 16 8
27 Feb 2017 5:20PM
great set interesting colours and info.

Laura
ade123 8 285 1 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2017 5:30PM
A great set of images Peter.

Ade
27 Feb 2017 6:50PM
Super set Peter. Brave people. Cathy
Drighlynne Plus
9 125 1 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2017 6:55PM
A lot of activity there Peter, enough to keep you entertained.
Lynne
27 Feb 2017 7:37PM
A great trio Peter, the lead being my favourite Grin

Kathryn
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2017 7:39PM
Terrific harbour shots
Ju
27 Feb 2017 7:41PM
All the colour pallet here. Peter. Great shot!Smile
27 Feb 2017 8:38PM
Wonderful capture! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
richmowil Plus
11 414 2 England
27 Feb 2017 8:46PM
Fine set of images Peter - bags of good colour in your lead image!!
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2017 10:45PM
three great shots of what goes on there...
and the surprises
Hope that you had a good day yesterday
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2017 12:40AM
The green one in the lead shot is mine Peter!
Excellent images and great "boatabilia" GrinGrinGrin
Isabel
Bantu 7 7 1 India
28 Feb 2017 6:14AM
Beautiful view and captures Peter.

Vikram
carper123 Plus
9 1.3k 8 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2017 7:32PM
Wonderful detail, so much going on, just love the colours.
Nice work Peter.
Darryl Smile
viscostatic 14 47 9 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2017 5:25PM
Interesting images Peter. I really like the shapes and colours in the lead image.

Phil.

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