TR1067 : Sailing-barge 'Greta' heading for Whitstable

taken 7 months ago, near to Whitstable, Kent, Great Britain

Sailing-barge 'Greta' heading for Whitstable
Sailing-barge 'Greta' heading for Whitstable
A fairly extreme zoom shot, taken from the shore near the Hotel Continental.

Whitstable is Greta's home port, and she has for a good many years been sponsored by Shepherd Neame, the Faversham brewers. It seems that the sponsorship is now made in the name of Faversham Steam Brewery (Shep's micro-brewery, you might say) and their 'Whitstable Bay' beers.

At the time I took the photo a spell of sunny weather was giving way to much gloomier conditions, which brought a terrific downpour - with hail and thunder - an hour or so later.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 8 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services  Air, Sky, Weather  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1068 6769 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.1504N 1:1.5212E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1114 6720
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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