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Chatham Historic Dockyard

A selective visit in March 2010  -  double-click on thumbnails for full-size images

H.M.S. Gannet (1878)

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The fore-yards havingg beeen taken down in early 2011 offered the opportunity to get some close-up shots of them while being painted

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Replika broadside gun and pivot
Armstrong muzzle loading bow-chaser on slide carriage

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Nordenfeldt mitrailleuse

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Funnel and casing
Quarter deck

Armstrong 5 inch quick-loading gun (1884)
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Shaft for lifting srew Deckshouses
Main cabin
Ribs and beams in the foc'sl
Boiler room
Engine room

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Hull Coppering Ash chute
Gun port

Rope Making

Hatcheling machine
Spinning machine
Yarn separator
Impressions from the ropewalk
The ropewalk can be seen in action here.

RNLI's historic lifeboat collection

Impressions from the Life-boat Museum - rowing and sailing life-boats

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