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November 2019

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COVER STORIES:

  • Britannia 1915
  • Rarities in Rutland
  • Wartime at Dorset
  • Appealing Waverley
  • Cotswold Classic – South Cerney 2019
  • Newcastle’s R10

...plus all the latest news and event reports

In this issue

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Britannia 1915

Brian Gooding dropped in to have a look at a unique sailing ship is languishing in a shed miles from the sea in north Devon which needs help to be restored.

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Rarities in Rutland

John Maund enjoyed a day out at the annual working weekend at Casterton in Rutland, held in mid-September, as usual.

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The Lust for Lime

John Hannavy explores the manufacture of a vital commodity.

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Wartime at Dorset

The Western Front of the First World War was commemorated at the 2019 GDSF, as was the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Normandy Landings. Jim Gerrard reports.

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Appealing Waverley

We all know the problems a condemned boiler causes for a road engine, but for a ship the issues and costs are compounded many times over. Paul Semple, Waverley’s General Manager, brings the story of the ship’s boiler issues up to date.

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Stuart’s ‘Kurzhauber’

Bob Weir visits Stuart Walker from Aberdeenshire who has been collecting old lorries for as long as he can remember. He is particularly keen on his Mercedes ‘Kurzhauber’.

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A Weekend in Guernsey

Tim Mayhew reports on a steam weekend in one of the Channel Islands.

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Cotswold Classic

Brian Gooding enjoyed a day at the large steam rally on South Cerney Airfield.

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Newcastle’s R10

Roy Larkin looks at a Scammell built for a specialised job with Newcastle Electricity Company and which continued service with Edward Box Ltd.

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Wilkie’s Wanderings

Jim Wilkie picks out yet more items of interest from shows he has visited.

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Chocolate, Charlie Chaplin & more

Peter Brockington takes us on a tour around a town on the eastern end of Lake Geneva and finds some interesting subjects.

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  • Time in Denmark
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