Author Topic: Interesting and unusual boaty type things.  (Read 34304 times)

Re: Interesting and unusual boaty type things.
« Reply #375 on: May 08, 2018, 03:21:39 pm »
Shoreham-by-Sea has some interesting houseboats, cobbled together from transportation that was never intended to float on water....

That beats my VW Touran on top of a barge any day.

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Re: Interesting and unusual boaty type things.
« Reply #376 on: June 08, 2018, 10:51:48 pm »
In Zeebrugge.


IMG_1053_01 by The Pingus, on Flickr

Re: Interesting and unusual boaty type things.
« Reply #377 on: June 09, 2018, 01:12:04 pm »
That looks quite similar to the one moored on The Medway in Strood



ETA - That picture is from 2007 btw. These days it is more iron oxide, less black in colour. And jauntily listing to starboard.

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Re: Interesting and unusual boaty type things.
« Reply #378 on: September 02, 2018, 06:39:10 am »

P9010334 by Mr Larrington, on Flickr


P9010338 by Mr Larrington, on Flickr

The "George Black" - ferry across the Mighty Yukon at Dawson City YT


P9010340 by Mr Larrington, on Flickr


P9010342 by Mr Larrington, on Flickr


P9010343 by Mr Larrington, on Flickr

SS Keno, one of two surviving Yukon stern-wheelers, now permanently on the bank of the Mighty Yukon in Dawson City.  They stopped running when the road reached Dawson City in 1955.


P9010341 by Mr Larrington, on Flickr

The Klondike Spirit paddle steamer.  Tourist boat offering "overpriced and disappointing1" cruises on the Mighty Yukon from Dawson City

1: According to one TripAdvisor review, anyway.
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Re: Interesting and unusual boaty type things.
« Reply #379 on: September 03, 2018, 04:02:40 am »

P9020353 by Mr Larrington, on Flickr


P9020354 by Mr Larrington, on Flickr


P9020355 by Mr Larrington, on Flickr

SS Klondike (strictly speaking, SS Klondike II as the original ran aground and was cannibalised to build this one).  Big sister of yesterday's SS Keno - 64m long, 12.5m beam, 1m draught when fully loaded.  Being tended this morning by a splendidly piratical-looking chap with a big black beard and an eyepatch.  He looked a bit fierce so I didn't ask him where his parrot was.
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Re: Interesting and unusual boaty type things.
« Reply #380 on: September 30, 2018, 07:47:34 pm »
IMG_0267 by mark tilley, on Flickr

IMG_0266 by mark tilley, on Flickr


Spotted in Honfleur harbour.   You must believe me, when I say this was far larger, ( I'd say its a least twice as large as you think it is) and so much more stunning in reality, photos just DO NoT do it justice.

Here it is. http://langskip.com/Langskip.COM/Home.html

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Re: Interesting and unusual boaty type things.
« Reply #381 on: September 30, 2018, 08:05:47 pm »
That’s an amazing looking boat!

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Re: Interesting and unusual boaty type things.
« Reply #382 on: September 30, 2018, 08:36:18 pm »
It's beautiful but I wonder how you can get out of the cockpit to go on decg with the dodger in the way.