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A word in you ear

"A word in your ear" - chat with civilian

Trevor Adams of Project Redsand

A bit of Fort

Project Redsand's Trevor Adams shows the 1st item to be restored from fort a door lock from the Southern G1 Gun Tower

M16 US Army half track

Owner Ian Forwood explains the workings of his US Army White M16 half track

Close up of M16

Close up of the American Army half track

More IMPS Military Vehicles on display

When all the Military vehicles had assembled it was an imposing sight

Whitstable Castle Gardens

Another view of the Castle terrace & western aspect

Project Redsand with mechandise

Project Redsand Trevor, Robin & Zac show off their new DVD & T-shirts

Meridian TV with Linda Mason

Meridian TV grab a few words with Linda Mason

Whitstable Castle

The Castle once a private home was donated to the town by its owner Wynn Ellis

Susan Pine with daughter Melody & her husband David

From right to left: Susan Pine when married to Radio City Engineer Tony Pine, ran Pines General Stores on Island Wall. Pictured with daughter Melody & her husband David

Source of Radio City's supplies & their home, the shop was raided by the GPO when a trace on the ship to shore Pigeon-Blackbird transmitter was made

With Tony & Sue on holiday, Tony's father had been talking to the Towers at length, making the pin pointing the transmission easy for the GPO

You can hear the full story in an interview with Tony Pine, on the documentary CD Tower of Power available from the Offshore Shop

You can read the Radio Sutch & City stories & see pictures of Tony from Sutch & City Part 1

Radio Fort Exhibition

With part of the Radio Forts Exhibition

Picture by Nick Evans - Author & Editor Bygone Kent

Linda Mason Whitstable Town coordinator

Linda Mason Whitstable Town coordinator better after her TV ordeal

St Johns Ambulance Crew

St Johns Ambulance Crew take 5 in the Pearson Room

Thanks go to the staff of Canterbury City Council that produced material for display & promotion, & those in attendance that helped make this the second Maunsell Sea Forts weekend a success

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