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HMS Warrior the 1860's sail and steam ship ©2014 Steve Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
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Nice little runabout
The restoration work continues ©2014 Steve Simons - Portsmouth Historic
                Dockyard


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                Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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                Dockyard

Anchor Rope from the HMS Victory ©2014 Steve Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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                  Historic Dockyard

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                Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
HMS Warrior

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                Dockyard

©2014 Steve Simons - HMS Victory - looking strange
                without the mast tops which are in restoration

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                Dockyard
HMS Victory - looks a bit strange as the top masts have been removed for restoration.
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                Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Some visiting ships, the one in the background is an aircraft carrier the R06, proving this is a working dockyard.

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                Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
I was sure the victory was more yellow than orange last time I saw her.  I later saw a painting that confirmed this.
Watch those gun ports! ©2014 Steve Simons - Portsmouth Historic
                Dockyard


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                        Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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                Dockyard

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                Simons - Mary Rose

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Cannons that were raised from the seabed with the Mary Rose itself ©2014 Steve
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                Dockyard
Talk about "throwing stones", these cannon balls were made of stone.
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                Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Whereas these were cast iron.

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                Dockyard

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                Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Some of the weapons that went down with the ship. A collection of bows and arrows.

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                Dockyard
We even get an idea of what the catering was like, wooden bowls for the average seaman and the bowmen.
The officers got metal plates and bowls. ©2014 Steve Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
And on offer today... ©2014 Steve Simons - Portsmouth Historic
                Dockyard

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                Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
They have STOPPED spraying the timbers now, should be dried out by 2016.

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                Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The upper decks will now be rebuilt. ©2014 Steve Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
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                Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Some of the more valuable items onboard... ©2014 Steve Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
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                Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The ship's Treasury
It was a war ship, but there was also the religious element... ©2014 Steve Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
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                Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

The old and the new, to the LEFT the Spinnaker and to the RIGHT HMS Warrior. You can ascend the Spinnaker and look out over Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. ©2014 Steve Simons - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard



I hope you enjoyed  our tour of PART of the
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard in the south of England

For further information visit the OFFICIAL website:
historicdockyard.co.uk








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