SX8850 : The Fairmile

taken 3 years ago, near to Kingswear, Devon, Great Britain

The Fairmile
The Fairmile
"RML 497 was constructed as a Rescue Motor Launch, a Fairmile B hull type, and was commissioned in 1942 ... She saw service out of Scapa Flow, Appledore, Dartmouth and Felixstowe" LinkExternal link . "Her main duty was to rescue downed aircraft crew." The boat now takes passengers on a cruise from Dartmouth out to sea. This view is from Dartmouth Castle.
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Monday, 8 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Defence, Military  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
South West Coast Path 
River (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8880 5037 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:20.5632N 3:33.8459W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8869 5028
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Other Tags
Rescue Motor Launch  Sightseeing Boat  Rocky Coast 

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