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  • Birthday 07/29/1960

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    fire engineering
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    outrigger canoe
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    where ever I paddle

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  1. Back in the 60's NB Chertsey had an upright piano, they attended the opening of the Stratford Canal back in 64
  2. I gave him dad's slide collection not long before he died, hope these have been given to a good end user with Laurences collection and not just thrown in a corner, dad was also against giving them to a museum even though he had worked at Avoncroft and The BCLM
  3. Not a Banksy Glasgow-based artist The Rebel Bear, who who has been dubbed the 'Scottish Banksy,' has claimed to have painted the art on Instagram. Dressed in a pink bear costume, the artist has been creating graffiti art across Scotland for years, more recently during the COP26 climate talks.
  4. There was a piano on narrowboat Cherstey at the opening of the Stratford canal back in July 1964 Strange they unwrapped and erected the piano before they launched the boat
  5. OLD SALT WAREHOUSE TO NORTH EAST OF THE CLOCK WAREHOUSE, Shardlow and Great Wilne - 1088364 | Historic England Swift's Old Salt Warehouse - Home | Facebook some info
  6. Is Darley painted in DIWE colours she was in the fleet in 1948
  7. You may be right wasn't it owned by Matt Parrott in the midlands
  8. Last twit https://twitter.com/maines_steve/status/1397250092441247749
  9. Hi Sarah As Rob pointed out my father Max Sinclair built Ballinger back in the late 60's with the help from Albert Brookes who had the other half of the hull to build Glenfield some info is here https://worcestervista.com/index.php/mechanics/renovating-ballinger/ and here https://www.ballinger.online/historic-narrowboat-history I hope you enjoy your boat and one day might see you on the Droitwich Canals (another of Dad's projects) Regards Ian
  10. Dad's picture is a scan of a 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 kodak extrochrome slide taken on his roliflex camera, differnet companies film gave different colour effect
  11. The colours look different between the postcard and the photo dad took at the canal opening at Stratford
  12. At Stratford Canal opening in 1964 carrying bicycles or motorbikes
  13. It has it's own website TUG SWALLOW - Thames Lighterage Launch Tug built by James Pollock and Sons.
  14. Wagons loaded onto barges in sweden back in the 60's
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