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Tuesday 15 July 2014

Out Of The Archive

   It would appear that the Stone Boat is undergoing a refit, judging by the number of men working on her. This can also be seen in a scene in 'Dance of the Dead,' in which men in dove grey overalls are busy working on the vessel.
   The two pictures that follow were taken during a day visit to Portmeiron in 1995, they show parts of Amis Reunis in a state of being very far from "ship shape and Bristol fashion!"
   She was under repair at the time of our visit. Also at the time the Ship Shop had been completely gutted for total refurbishment, inside and out, as the following pictures show.
   Looks like the aftermath of one of Number 6's bombs, or that of a rocket having just blasted off out of its silo!

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