Whitstable Harbour Day 2008
With colour pictures of Old Whitstable
A copy free feature
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The dredger 'Black Deep' contracted to clear the Harbour of silt in spring 2008
Island Wall with the Neptune to left
Further Eastwards along Island Wall towards the Royal Native Oyster Stores with Whitstable Harbour beyond
Miss Whitstable Sophie Goldsmith flanked by Deputy Elisha Bergin & Princesses Lauren Gambrill & Amber Russell open the day
The fabulous Fezz Heads begin their madcap set
November 29th 1897
Flood damaged Whitstable
The Harbour basin
The 'Splash Dogs' for obvious reasons known at Harbour Day as the 'Diving Dogs'
The Dogs in action off the Harbour ramp
The Heron Model Boat Club now has radio controlled swans!
An impression of Whitstable Harbour in 1830
The Canterbury & Whitstable railway viewed from Church Street on opening day the 3rd May 1830
Are you in the crowd?
The West's Shucking Oysters over 2,500 sold
Wing walkers make a flyby
Tempted with her own ice cream at the Harbour Garden Cafe's
See 2007 for the Classic Ice Cream Van
The Canterbury Whitstable railway gained the name the 'Crab & Winkle Line' the single track ran from Whitstable Harbour to just behind today's Canterbury West Station
The picture above is from top of the Tyler Hill tunnel looking towards the Canterbury City on opening day the 3rd May 1830
The old harbour gates the last remnant of the old railway line taken taken in May 2008 as the sun rises
Oyster dredging in Whitstable Bay
The Rochester registered & Chatham Marina based Tug Kent
With a crowded South Quay
Masts & Flags flying in the breeze
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