Local Shipping – Tugboat CMS SEALION

45 years on since she was built and still sailing 🙂 Built in 1973 by Richards (Shipbuilders) Ltd, Crownworks, Lowestoft, UK (Yard no 515) as RALPH CROSS for Tees Towing Co, Middlesbrough, UK as a Kort Nozzle single screw tug and a bollard pull of 40 tons In June 1989 she was sold to Tug […]

Amateur Drone Pilot Makes Unauthorized Landing on Deck of an Aircraft Carrier An amateur drone pilot has sparked a security review of Britain’s biggest and most technologically advanced aircraft carrier after landing his handheld drone on the deck of the carrier while it was docked in Scotland. The unidentified pilot told British media that he […]

75th anniversary of Operation Pedestal – the Santa Marija Convoy. Today 15th August 2017 marks the 75th Anniversary of the award of the George Cross on April 15, 1942, and the arrival of the convoy codenamed Operation Pedestal, commonly known as the Santa Marija Convoy, on August 15 of that year. These are probably the two […]