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Red Sands Fort Sailing 2015

A selection of three of our crew sailings on SB Greta from Whitstable in the summer of 2015

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Red Sands Forts 1971

1. 'Flashback' Monochrome photograph of Red Sands Fort in 1971

N.B Note the remnants of the original catwalk between G1 & the Control Tower

Set 1: Photographs from 26th June 2015 ...

Looking West

2. Looking West towards Essex

G1 from the west G1 & 2 Shivering Sands beyond

3. G1 with Red Sands Radio antenna from the East
4. G1 & 2 with Shivering Sands beyond

Searchlight, G4, Control, G1 & Bofors Searchlight Tower

5. Searchlight, G4, Control, G1 & Bofors
6. Searchlight Tower

Looking towards the Swale & Seasalter

7. Looking South West towards Seasalter & the Swale

Looking towards Seasalter

8. Looking South West towards Seasalter

G1 looking west

9. G1 from the looking West towards the Essex coast

Set 2: Photographs from 20th August 2015 ...

Red Sands Forts with X-Pilot 1

10. X-Pilot comes out from Queenborough all tide landing

BBC TV Film crew were recording for a WWII News item

Red Sands Forts with X-Pilot 2

11. Coaster in Oaze Deep with X-Pilot by G1

Red Sands Forts with X-Pilot 3

12. X-Pilot making a wide pass

Red Sands Forts with X-Pilot 4

13. X-Pilot off Bofor's Tower with North Redsands Towers Buoy on the edge of the Oaze Deep Channel

Red Sands Forts with X-Pilot 5

14. X-Pilot with lattice mast on Foulness Island (Nearest landfall to Red Sands Fort)

Foulness Island : Foulness Island AWRE

Red Sands Forts with X-Pilot 6

15. Background Cobelfret Celandine (Purfleet - Rotterdam) Ro-Ro Freight Ferry ...

Cobofret Calandine

16. ... in the Oaze Deep towards Knock Deep

Red Sands Forts with X-Pilot 7

17. Crew waiting to board Fort

Cobelfret Calandine

18. Cobelfret Celandine IMO 9183984

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