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Dalesman

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About Dalesman

  • Birthday 02/02/1942

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    North Yorks
  • Interests
    Tug boats

Previous Fields

  • Occupation
    Boat Master
  • Boat Name
    PUFFIN
  • Boat Location
    Swanley Bridge Marina

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  1. Dalesman

    Great Canal Journeys. New series

    There is no slack on the steering chain it would never pass the MCA inspection if there was, I think she was smelling the bottom hence the need for plenty of helm on.
  2. Dalesman

    Great Canal Journeys. New series

    Like the part were they sailed on the Danny down the Weaver..
  3. Dalesman

    River Weaver

    Notice Alert Weaver Navigation Starts At: Marsh Lock Ends At: Marsh Lock Saturday 2 June 2018 12:00 until further notice Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Boat damage Update on 28/08/2018: Following the completion of additional inspection and dive work last week, our engineers have been able to better assess the condition of the damaged gate. Whilst the inspection confirmed that operation using the damaged gate is not achievable; procedures are being developed to allow a limited passage through the lock utilising the undamaged gate. Details of the navigation restrictions will be confirmed later this week. Major gate repairs are still required to allow full operation of the lock and these are now scheduled in the winter works programme.
  4. Dalesman

    Oliver Cromwell final moments

    Think the landed on the false bow,
  5. Dalesman

    Oliver Cromwell final moments

    There would be no crew on the tow, normal to tow dead ship like this, they should have had a paint mark on the waterline of the Oliver Cromwell which is normal on this sort of tow.
  6. Dalesman

    Oliver Cromwell final moments

    I wonder why they did not have a stern tug to help them into the lock ..?
  7. Dalesman

    Oliver Cromwell final moments

    From the original owners. http://river.englishholidaycruises.co.uk/oliver-cromwell-sinks-in-the-irish-sea-on-the-way-to-coleraine-n-ireland/
  8. Dalesman

    'Vollockies' versus Lock Keepers

    Bingley 5 rise and Grindley Brook I think are still full time lock keepers
  9. Dalesman

    Skipton

    Try the Pie & Mash cafe on the wharf. alll the pies are home made,and they do frozen take away ones too.
  10. Dalesman

    Photos of your boat.

    Puffin on the Weaver
  11. Dalesman

    Canal dredging action

    How do you post photos now?
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