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MB Fountain – a suitable case for restoration?

Meet Motor Barge Fountain, built in 1952, and with over 40 years service as a water supply tanker, now at Colchester, Essex, and up for restoration as a museum ship….

Aboard Mark Prior, onto the berth at Deptford – then home – part 4

The 4th and final part of this Shipping TV special takes us up to the berth at Brewers Wharf, Deptford Creek, where Mark Prior has to be carefully and skilfully…

London-bound aboard Mark Prior – part 1

Join us aboard sand boat Mark Prior as she leaves Fingringhoe heading for JJ Priors wharf and depot at Deptford Creek. This part shows us the ship, next time we’ll…

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,…