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Chris Day | Plymouth From Mount Batten

Plymouth From Mount Batten

Plymouth is Englands Ocean City. Situated on Englands South coast on the east bank of the River Tamar and the mouth of the River Plym. It has a history that goes back beyond Elizabethan times as an important sea port. It has been home to many historic people including Sir Francis Drake who allegedly completed a game of bowls after being told that the Spanish Armada was on its way. It is also famous for the Pilgrim Fathers setting sail for the new world on the Mayflower. It has so much history that it would take volumes to describe its past and current day. Other than to say it is still a thriving naval port with old and new alongside each other.
Chris Day | Plymouth Hoe

Plymouth Hoe

Plymouth is Englands Ocean City. Situated on Englands South coast on the east bank of the River Tamar and the mouth of the River Plym. It has a history that goes back beyond Elizabethan times as an important sea port. It has been home to many historic people including Sir Francis Drake who allegedly completed a game of bowls after being told that the Spanish Armada was on its way. It is also famous for the Pilgrim Fathers setting sail for the new world on the Mayflower. It has so much history that it would take volumes to describe its past and current day. Other than to say it is still a thriving naval port with old and new alongside each other.
Chris Day | RNLB Volunteer Spirit entering Cattewater

RNLB Volunteer Spirit entering Cattewater

RNLB Volunteer Spirit is a Severn Class relief lifeboat. As the description suggests its main purpose to to relieve other lifeboats while they are away for maintenance.
Chris Day | PH7779 Barbican Rose

PH7779 Barbican Rose

Barbican Rose is a modern fishing boat partnered with the Hook & Line Resaurants in Plymouth.
Chris Day | RV Plymouth Quest

RV Plymouth Quest

Plymouth Quest is a MCA Workboat 2 research vessel, owned by the UK's Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML). Built in China in 2001, she was sold to PML by her Icelandic owners in March 2004 and entered service in June that year. She is the newer of two ships owned by PML and is used for biological, chemical and physical sampling in coastal seas. A robust and versatile vessel, Plymouth Quest enables trawling, hauling, dredging, towing, and equipment deployment, as well as oceanographic measurements. Laboratory facilities are available onboard. She is capable of carrying up to 12 scientists and has an operational range of up to 60 miles from a safe haven. Cruises can be up to 5 days in length.
Chris Day | Mount Batten and Cattewater

Mount Batten and Cattewater

Mount Batten was the location of a flying boat station and Royal Air Force Base, during the years 1913 until 1986. it was there that the United States Curtis Flying Boat NC 4 came ashore, following the first successful airborne crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. Many classes of flying boat were to use this base, the best known during World War II being the Shorts LTD. of Belfast long distance ocean reconnaissance Sunderlands. Meanwhile, during the 1930's, T.E.Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) served there as an ordinary aircraftsman under the alias of Shaw, at a time when he had shunned his earlier public fame as Lawrence.
Chris Day | HMS Richmond

HMS Richmond

HMS Richmond is a Duke Class type 23 Frigate and undertakes virtually every type of operation imaginable, from counter narcotics and anti-piracy, to disrupting people trafficking and detaining criminals. It is based in HMNB Devonport
Chris Day | Sunset over the Hoe

Sunset over the Hoe

Sunset over Plymouth Hoe. Plymouth is Englands Ocean City. Situated on Englands South coast on the east bank of the River Tamar and the mouth of the River Plym. It has a history that goes back beyond Elizabethan times as an important sea port. It has been home to many historic people including Sir Francis Drake who allegedly completed a game of bowls after being told that the Spanish Armada was on its way. It is also famous for the Pilgrim Fathers setting sail for the new world on the Mayflower. It has so much history that it would take volumes to describe its past and current day. Other than to say it is still a thriving naval port with old and new alongside each other.
Chris Day | Mayflower Steps Memorial

Mayflower Steps Memorial

The Mayflower Steps Memorial. The actual Mayflower Steps are believed to be about 40 yards to the right of this photo beneath the ladies toilets in the Admiral Macbride pub. The memorial was built in about 1934 on what was originally a small pier.
Chris Day | HMS ECHO

HMS ECHO

HMS Echo was the first of two Echo Class multi-role hydrographic survey ships commissioned by the Royal Navy. It was designed to conduct survey operations in support of submarines or amphibious operations. It has a secondary role as a mine countermeasure tasking platform.
Chris Day | West Hoe foreshore

West Hoe foreshore

Plymouth is Englands Ocean City. Situated on Englands South coast on the east bank of the River Tamar and the mouth of the River Plym. It has a history that goes back beyond Elizabethan times as an important sea port. It has been home to many historic people including Sir Francis Drake who allegedly completed a game of bowls after being told that the Spanish Armada was on its way. It is also famous for the Pilgrim Fathers setting sail for the new world on the Mayflower. It has so much history that it would take volumes to describe its past and current day. Other than to say it is still a thriving naval port with old and new alongside each other.
Chris Day | West Hoe Foreshore

West Hoe Foreshore

Plymouth is Englands Ocean City. Situated on Englands South coast on the east bank of the River Tamar and the mouth of the River Plym. It has a history that goes back beyond Elizabethan times as an important sea port. It has been home to many historic people including Sir Francis Drake who allegedly completed a game of bowls after being told that the Spanish Armada was on its way. It is also famous for the Pilgrim Fathers setting sail for the new world on the Mayflower. It has so much history that it would take volumes to describe its past and current day. Other than to say it is still a thriving naval port with old and new alongside each other.
Chris Day | HMS Richmond

HMS Richmond

HMS Richmond is a Duke Class type 23 Frigate and undertakes virtually every type of operation imaginable, from counter narcotics and anti-piracy, to disrupting people trafficking and detaining criminals. It is based in HMNB Devonport
Chris Day | Sunset over Plymouth

Sunset over Plymouth

Plymouth is Englands Ocean City. Situated on Englands South coast on the east bank of the River Tamar and the mouth of the River Plym. It has a history that goes back beyond Elizabethan times as an important sea port. It has been home to many historic people including Sir Francis Drake who allegedly completed a game of bowls after being told that the Spanish Armada was on its way. It is also famous for the Pilgrim Fathers setting sail for the new world on the Mayflower. It has so much history that it would take volumes to describe its past and current day. Other than to say it is still a thriving naval port with old and new alongside each other.
Chris Day | RFA Tideforce

RFA Tideforce

RFA Tideforce is the fourth in a fleet of four 39,000 tonne Tide-Class tankers, capable of carrying up to 19,000 cubic metres of fuel and 1,400 cubic metres of fresh water. She has been designed to support the new Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers.
Chris Day | HMS Albion

HMS Albion

HMS Albion is one of the Royal Navy’s two amphibious assault ships. It is an amphibious transport dock capable of carrying 400 sailors and Royal Marines with a huge range of skills. It is based in HMNB Devonport.
Chris Day | Fishing  a time for reflection

Fishing a time for reflection

A lone angler thinking unknown thoughts. Maybe thinking of the crazy world around him. Taken during the Covid Pandemic
Chris Day | RFA Tiderace

RFA Tiderace

RFA Tiderace is the second in a fleet of four 39,000 tonne Tide-Class tankers, capable of carrying up to 19,000 cubic metres of fuel and 1,400 cubic metres of fresh water. She has been designed to support the new Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers.
Chris Day | The Barbican and Plymouth Beyond

The Barbican and Plymouth Beyond

Plymouth is Englands Ocean City. Situated on Englands South coast on the east bank of the River Tamar and the mouth of the River Plym. It has a history that goes back beyond Elizabethan times as an important sea port. It has been home to many historic people including Sir Francis Drake who allegedly completed a game of bowls after being told that the Spanish Armada was on its way. It is also famous for the Pilgrim Fathers setting sail for the new world on the Mayflower. It has so much history that it would take volumes to describe its past and current day. Other than to say it is still a thriving naval port with old and new alongside each other.
Chris Day | The Barbican Sutton harbour and Plymouth

The Barbican Sutton harbour and Plymouth

Plymouth is Englands Ocean City. Situated on Englands South coast on the east bank of the River Tamar and the mouth of the River Plym. It has a history that goes back beyond Elizabethan times as an important sea port. It has been home to many historic people including Sir Francis Drake who allegedly completed a game of bowls after being told that the Spanish Armada was on its way. It is also famous for the Pilgrim Fathers setting sail for the new world on the Mayflower. It has so much history that it would take volumes to describe its past and current day. Other than to say it is still a thriving naval port with old and new alongside each other.
Chris Day | Lockyers Quay

Lockyers Quay

Lockyers Quay in Sutton Harbour Plymouth
Chris Day | HMS Lancaster

HMS Lancaster

HMS Lancaster is a type 23 Frigate. All the ships in the type 23 class are named after dukes. In this case, the Duke of Lancaster – who is also better known as Her Majesty the Queen. The British Monarch is the ship's very special sponsor and Her Majesty takes a keen interest in Lancaster's activities around the globe.
Chris Day | HMS Lancaster

HMS Lancaster

HMS Lancaster is a type 23 Frigate. All the ships in the type 23 class are named after dukes. In this case, the Duke of Lancaster – who is also better known as Her Majesty the Queen. The British Monarch is the ship's very special sponsor and Her Majesty takes a keen interest in Lancaster's activities around the globe.