SU6303 : The end of an era

taken 7 years ago, near to North End, Portsmouth, Great Britain

The end of an era
The end of an era
The cutting torch is dismantling HMS Stalker - the last LST (3) in the world. A steam powered tank landing ship of the sort used on D-Day. Attempts at preservation failed although it is hoped that the two 2750 horsepower steam propulsion engines can be saved.
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SU6303, 22 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 July, 2010
Category
Historical ship   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6395 0355 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.6778N 1:5.6026W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6395 0355
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