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Return of TS Queen Mary to River Clyde

Streamed live on Sunday 15 May from Strone, Cowal. The arrival of the 83-year-old TS Queen Mary towed from Tilbury.

In just under a year, Friends of TS Queen Mary had secured over £300,000 of corporate in-kind giving and donations, enabling the ship to undergo essential repairs to make her seaworthy for the voyage north.




Ark Royal – the final passage

HMS Ark Royal left Loch Long’s Glen Mallan this morning on her final journey attended by Sd Dexterous, Sd Nimble and Sd Impulse. The aircraft carrier had spent the last five days unloading armaments at the MOD jetty. She was given a farewell salute with fire hoses by the attending tugs off RNAD Coulport.

We understand that, enroute to decommissioning at Portsmouth, she will be open to the public at Northumberland Quay, North Shields on Friday 19 November. Video footage of her departure will be available shortly.

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Webcam – 25 April, 2010. 17:34:04

Webcam 17:34:02

Glen Massan.