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Sea passage south.

Heading south from Hartlepool to the south coast for a bit of array cable installation at a windfarm. The weather’s good and the ship is making good progress. It’s mainly the same crowd that were here last season, rough and … Continue reading

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UB=Uncle Brian

Brian James Howell Born in Erith in 1938, brought up in Dartford the youngest of three boys, his brothers were  Collin and Roy. Brian was a grandson of the infamous Erith bargee Robert  ‘The Devil’ Austin. Attended art school from  … Continue reading

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In with a vengeance…sort of

After the gentlest of Autumns daddy Winter has announced his arrival with a bit of a vengeance this morning. Northerly nastiness pounding the house and turning the normally placid waters. of Westbrook Bay a nasty shade of threatening brown with … Continue reading

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