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Of our pictorial feature of a typical power cruise to the Offshore Forts on 19th July 2005

Red Sands Army Forts Control Tower

Red Sands Army Fort Home once to Radio Invicta K.I.N.G & Radio 390

Red Sands Army Forts G1 Gun Tower Legs

The following is a small sample of pictures taken as part of a photo survey for Project Redsand

Red Sands Army Forts G1 Gun Tower legs

Red Sands Army Forts G1 Gun Tower Legs & Platform

Shots are of the Southern Gun Towers landing platform & legs

Red Sands Army Forts G1 Gun Tower legs

In preparation for adding a new framework being produced by Molem

Red Sands Army Forts G1 Gun alongside Tower legs

Replacement platform & new landing stage ladders

Red Sands Army Forts G1 Gun Tower legs close up

This fort will be used to take equipment aboard & construct a catwalk to the central Control Tower

Red Sands Army Forts G1 Gun Tower legs close up

Planned to be refurbished first

Trippers on RiB

With a crew of 2 the Rib safely carries 12 passengers in reasonable comfort

Windfarm construction 1

Returning to Herne Bay the route back takes in the Kentish Flats Windfarm

By 4th of July 2005 the first pair of turbine blades had been fitted

Windfarm construction 2

The final towers being topped

Windfarm construction 3

For completion of the Windfarm by November 2005

For more pictures of the wind farm project see Greta 2

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