SO6804 : Viewing the Harker barges

taken 3 years ago, near to Purton, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Viewing the Harker barges
Viewing the Harker barges
My mother - who is a Harker by birth and whose great grandfather founded John Harker Shipyards - looks out to the remains of the two Harker fuel tanker barges involved in the Severn Bridge disaster of October 1960. The hulks of the two barges, the "Arkendale H" and the "Wastdale H", are visible in the centre of the shot, between the saddle and handlebars of the bike.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Purton 
Primary Subject of Photo
Barge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6812 0418 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.1249N 2:27.7831W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6860 0433
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Purton Hulks  Severn Railway Bridge Disaster  John Harker Barges 

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