Red Sands Radio - Part 10
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Corridor from ammunition room to roof stairs at night by available light
An unusual angle on our legs!
Don't ask how this was taken, it shows the landing stage ladder, step over, platform & the contained central man access ladder
Rough weather shot of Gun Tower 3 its roof stench pipe, stanchions & container ship coming out of the Knock John Channel into the Oaze with Knock John Fort 7 nautical miles beyond
Heads down a storms coming, one of the pairs of seagulls on Gun Tower 1 christened Bill & Kate in a listener poll
We'll have some more wind, white tops & rain then shall we?
Yet another storm hits the Fort
Generators re housed in the men's downstairs sleeping area
We all learnt from early experience that diesel dissolves bitumen floors hence the cardboard sheets & drip trays
More work detail: The generators have both been serviced, fitted with new exhaust systems & re-housed standing on shock vibration pallets, we've several batteries a new charger & supply/booster unit to run 12v volt back-up lighting & the officer’s washroom/Invicta TX is a storeroom with wood, paint & plumbing in a dedicated area
I told you it was going to rain!
Unprocessed shots showing the true colours & tones of the rainbow
Bill & Kate's mum souring above
Sunsets in the lounge/dining/news room
Tuesday 8th July 08.03 hrs Yacht 'Smess' out of Oare Creek (Faversham)
While we're down below, let's look at our legs again, Control, Gun Tower 2 (3) & Searchlight Tower legs
Gun Tower 4 (2) Oxford Picture fame braces
Section of Brace on Gun Tower 1
Lower mounting of centre Fender, is detached from base & likely to disappear
North East corner foul water outlet
Western mooring bollard
Eastern Mooring Bollard
East corner fender
A sobering thought we calculate some 47,466 tides 100's of storms will have battered the Towers since they were sunk in place
North Kent Herne Bay & Margate coastline under moody mauve evening skies at 20.38 hrs
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