Whitstable Harbour Memoirs
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Whitstable Harbour on the 17th July 1991
He didn't arrive by air rather the 10.20 train on Thursday 13th July 2006
British PM Tony Blair with Trade & Industry Secretary Alistair Darling above along with Environment Secretary David Milband made the visit to Whitstable
To take a fast RiB to the offshore Wind-farm on the Kentish Flats
Lending a helping hand Port Controller Graham Croft said "You don't want to fall" Tony Blair "No that would never do"
Derek West shakes Blair's hand outside the temporary Wind-farm service facility at Whitstable Harbour
Derek afterwards said "It'll be something to tell my Grandchildren"
About to leave in the Black Range Rover & return to London
Ooo look what we've found amongst the flotsam& jetsam at the end of this page a drop of Shepherd Neame fine Whitstable Bay Ale
Grateful thanks to Mike Wier Harbour Master, Whitstable Harbour Office, The Whitstable Times & the Kent Messenger
With Special thanks to Port Controller Graham Croft for sharing his pictures
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