SU6303 : Pounds Marine services, Tipner

taken 29 years ago, near to North End, Portsmouth, Great Britain

Pounds Marine services, Tipner
Pounds Marine services, Tipner
Well known scrapyard next to the M275.
The foreground hulk is the remains of an 1883 experimental gunboat built by Sir W G Armstrong, Mitchell & Co and known by a variety of names HMS Handy, Snapper, Calcutta and latterly Demon. She was last used as a floating crane. The engine has since been removed by Pounds for alleged preservation and the hull was cut up in May 2009 according to various sources. Another historic ship is lost.
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Date Taken
Monday, 20 February, 1989   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 February, 2009
Category
Scrapyard   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 639 035 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.6941N 1:5.6109W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 639 035
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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