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Chumley & Hawke's Constellation 2 and Caravelle 3?, September 1966.

384 Swan corner Constellation 2 and a Caravelle.jpg

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Also good to see a sailing boat or three!

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2 hours ago, webntweb said:

Chumley & Hawke's Constellation 2 and Caravelle 3?, September 1966.

384 Swan corner Constellation 2 and a Caravelle.jpg

What's the location? 

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I was musing over the same question - My guess its the corner at Horning by the Mucky Duck

Griff

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18 minutes ago, BroadAmbition said:

I was musing over the same question - My guess its the corner at Horning by the Mucky Duck

Griff

Spot on

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29 minutes ago, BroadAmbition said:

I was musing over the same question - My guess its the corner at Horning by the Mucky Duck

Griff

Ah, OK, that's before my time. So in the background is that the corner by the Swan with Horning Sailing Club just off camera to the right? 

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2 hours ago, JennyMorgan said:

Also good to see a sailing boat or three!

And there's a very attractive large day boat hidden between the two. Silver Dart which according to Craig was still around in 2017.

391 Ernie Swan corner Horning.jpg

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16 minutes ago, webntweb said:

And there's a very attractive large day boat hidden between the two. Silver Dart which according to Craig was still around in 2017.

391 Ernie Swan corner Horning.jpg

I believe that I know her and something of her history. Her registration is, I think, W, she's a Waveney boat that once belonged to a Mr Bent of Beccles.

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Ah, OK, that's before my time. So in the background is that the corner by the Swan with Horning Sailing Club just off camera to the right? 

Spot on

Griff

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On 12/01/2019 at 17:04, webntweb said:

Chumley & Hawke's Constellation 2 and Caravelle 3?, September 1966.

384 Swan corner Constellation 2 and a Caravelle.jpg

We had Caravelle 3 and my brother had Constellation not sure what number about 1977 had white hulls then

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On 12/01/2019 at 21:13, webntweb said:

And there's a very attractive large day boat hidden between the two. Silver Dart which according to Craig was still around in 2017.

391 Ernie Swan corner Horning.jpg

The day boat W714 is indeed still very much around .... she is used as a ferry by the Barton House Railway on their open days. Second row, middle picture:

http://www.bartonhouserailway.co.uk/gallery/

As much as I'd like to take the credit for knowing this, I was actually sent the link to share (thank you Andrew :default_cool:)

Great photos btw Roy.

 

Carol

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That's me on the reins some 68 years ago in more or less the same spot

The Swan Moorings April 1951.jpeg

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Welcome, Bubble. You were a sweet little fella! 

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My normal browser has frozen so I have had to use a different one. I am in fact springsong but it insists on calling me Bubble? go figure. Thank you anyway Peter.

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2 hours ago, bubble said:

My normal browser has frozen so I have had to use a different one. I am in fact springsong but it insists on calling me Bubble? go figure. Thank you anyway Peter.

Ahh, Bubble is just so cute though!

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