Category Archives: Barges

A Year Afloat with Victor: part 8: High & Dry in Maldon.

Time to check out Victor’s bright red bottom, as she sits on the blocks at Maldon, with Skipper Wes Westwood and Steve Godwin making good. Part 8 of Shipping TV’s…

A Year Afloat with Victor: part 7: in Dock!

Part 7 of Shipping TV’s series of reports aboard Sailing Barge Victor, as we follow her through the 120th year of her working life. At last, Victor is able to…

A Year Afloat with Victor: part 6: Up to Maldon and the Dry Dock

Part 6 of Shipping TV’s series of reports aboard Sailing Barge Victor, as we follow her through the 120th year of her working life. Anchor up and away to Maldon,…

A Year Afloat with Victor: part 5: along the Essex coast

Part 5 of Shipping TV’s series of reports aboard Sailing Barge Victor, as we follow her through the 120th year of her working life. After delivering Queen Elizabeth (the 1st,…

A year afloat with Victor; part 4: carrying a queen.

Part 4 of Shipping TV’s coverage board Sailing Barge Victor, as we follow her through the 120th year of her working life. Today, on the 31st January, she’s due to…

A year afloat with Victor; 14 Jan 2015, part 3

Part 3 of Shipping TV’s report from our first day out aboard Sailing Barge Victor, as we follow her through the 120th year of her working life. We’re sailing back…

A year afloat with Victor; 14 Jan 2015, part 2

Part 2 of Shipping TV’s report from our first day out aboard Sailing Barge Victor, as we follow her through the 120th year of her working life. This time, we…

A year afloat with Victor; 14 Jan 2015, part 1

New project for Shipping TV as we follow the Sailing Barge Victor through the 120th year of her working life – this time, we set off on our first trip,…