Tag Archives: VIC96

Shipping TV Archive: VIC96 passing through Harwich Harbour and arriving at Ipswich

History Afloat: 1945-built steam-powered Victualling Inshore Craft (VIC) 96, passes through Harwich Harbour on the 14 August 2015, passes under the Orwell Bridge and enters Ipswich Wet Dock, to join…

Aboard steam ship VIC 96 at Maritime Ipswich, 2017

Having a chat with crew member Julian Swift aboard the beautifully preserved steam ship VIC 96 at Maritime Ipswich, 2017:

Historic steamship VIC96 down the Thames – part 3, to the Medway

The 3rd part of Shipping TV’s unique video footage filmed aboard 70 year-old steamship VIC96, sailing down the Thames and up the River Medway. This time we steam from the…

Historic steamship VIC96 down the Thames – part 2, down river . .

More unique video footage filmed aboard 70 year-old steamship VIC96, sailing down the Thames and up the River Medway. Part 2 – as we gently leave the berth, and steam…

Historic steamship VIC96 down the Thames – part 1, firing up.

Unique video footage filmed aboard 70 year-old steamship VIC96, sailing down the Thames and up the River Medway. Part 1 – lighting up the boiler and building steam for the…

Historic Ships: aboard 70-year-old steamship VIC 96

A brief visit aboard the 1945-built steam-driven Admiralty victualling craft VIC96, and chat with her skipper and engineer, and a quick change from ahead to astern! More to come, we…

Historic Ships: VIC96 steams up the Orwell, 14th August, 2015

Built in 1945, Admiralty Victualling Inshore Craft VIC 96 was built for the Navy with economy in mind by Dunstans of Thorne in Lincolnshire – but she’s still seaworthy, restored…

Historic Vessels at Chatham Maritime . . .

Motor Tug Kent and tosher Fearnought, along with tug Barking, are moored at Chatham Marina, part of Chatham Maritime. They’re kept in exceptional condition by The South Eastern Tug Society,…