Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

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Richie
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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by Richie » Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:55 pm

So.... the boffins dried the wood out and now its changed shape...... and they didn't expect this ????? REALLY ????? there is a reason old wooden boats are best kept wet and that is if they are allowed to dry out too much the wood shrinks.


I knew that and I am a "dumb-coff" from Shields.
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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by Jordangbr » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:29 am

Hardly surprising her shape is changing considering half of her is missing.
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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by quicksilver-wsr » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:40 am

News story on the Athenia today ...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-41503664

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Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Post by Black Knight » Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:15 pm

Interesting to read he'd like to survey HMS Barham, my fathers uncle was taken off that just before she blew apart, can't imagine much to see.

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