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The Launch

By Big_Beavis  
Another local old shot, this ship was launched on the coast approximately 10 miles from where I am currently sitting.

No votes please. I missed unticking the box, and can't find it in the editing options.

Tags: General Black and white Digitally manipulated Workington Ship Launch

Voters: buxton, taggart, Daisymaye and 15 more

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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
24 Jan 2013 12:17AM
Great to see another shot from the past, this time the launch of this three masted barque.

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taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
24 Jan 2013 12:22AM
Interesting to think about that--- No ship was ever launched anywhere near where I live!
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
24 Jan 2013 12:56AM
Another great old image......Sandy
Ayoob 7 Australia
24 Jan 2013 1:51AM
Wonderful shot.......Grin
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
24 Jan 2013 4:13AM
What a great capture !! This does not happen often SmileGrin
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
24 Jan 2013 5:48AM
A fine presentation, David. Carol
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 7:25AM
Ooops ticked the box by accident......
These have been really interesting.
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 7:29AM
Super old image.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 7:44AM
A superb look back at our history and your work helps preserve that for the next generation, something I'm very aware of now I have Benjamin! Thank you for your efforts Dave I'm voting not for the fact you took it but for the work you are doing to preserve our heritage!
9 10 10 England
24 Jan 2013 8:36AM
We never seem to hear of launches today only of places closing down, so thank you for this.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
24 Jan 2013 8:58AM
Another wonderful old image, David, are you restoring/repairing them?

24 Jan 2013 10:43AM
another good oldie Dave enjoying this series

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 11:22AM
A beautiful old image.
kazza12 5 2 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 1:50PM
a great old image and very well presented SmileSmile karen p.s am voting because of the presentation SmileSmile
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 6:20PM

Quote:No votes please

Well that didn't work X 14Wink

Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 8:24PM
A lovely old image, i have seen similar pictures taken just up the road from me in the port of Whitby
24 Jan 2013 8:27PM
Another golden oldie
24 Jan 2013 8:31PM
Another super oldie picture David..Lin
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 1:33AM

Quote:David, are you restoring/repairing them?

I would be interested to know that, too. Have you done any editing on them?
JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 11:18AM
Lovely production
Sianp 10 7 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2013 7:20PM
Cracking image, has that real olde worlds feel to it.

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