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The Paddle Steamer Ryde

Some pictures of the pitiable remains of the paddle steamer Ryde seen at Binfield on 3 May 2010. Completed by Denny’s in Dumbarton in 1937, the ship operated between Portsmouth…

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Things Seen – April 2010

During the 1960s DFDS commissioned three remarkable little ro-ro ships specifically to handle the bacon trade from Denmark into the English port of Grimsby. The Somerset, Stafford and Surrey carried…

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