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Dornier 17 - Goodwin Sands to be raised on 4th May 2013

Article about: As reported on the BBC news this morning (3rd May 2013), the crash wreck on Goodwin Sands of the German Do 17 is to be raised on the 4th. Dornier 17 conservation | Whats going on? | Cosford

  1. #51

    Default Re: Dornier 17 - Goodwin Sands to be raised on 4th May 2013

    I'm watching BBC News live on the web, surely in these days of technology we could have a live feed of the recovery on the web, or do we??????

    BBC News - One-minute World News

  2. #52

    Default Re: Dornier 17 - Goodwin Sands to be raised on 4th May 2013

    Need....to....go...bathroom....but.....this....too .....exciting......
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

  3. #53
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    Default Re: Dornier 17 - Goodwin Sands to be raised on 4th May 2013

    Well......

    She's up!

  4. #54

    Default Re: Dornier 17 - Goodwin Sands to be raised on 4th May 2013

    Hey Big Ned,
    Killer isn't!!!! Sod the bathroom, I am wearing a nappy!!!!

  5. #55

    Default Re: Dornier 17 - Goodwin Sands to be raised on 4th May 2013

    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

  6. #56

    Default Re: Dornier 17 - Goodwin Sands to be raised on 4th May 2013

    Quote by severin View Post
    Hey Big Ned,
    Killer isn't!!!! Sod the bathroom, I am wearing a nappy!!!!
    I'm....crowning....
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

  7. #57

    Default Re: Dornier 17 - Goodwin Sands to be raised on 4th May 2013

    She's up, looking pretty complete...

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  8. #58

    Default Re: Dornier 17 - Goodwin Sands to be raised on 4th May 2013

    Believed to be the only intact example........

    Journalistic license straight outta the blocks, quickly followed by credibility and slight disappointment coming up on the inside.....
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

  9. #59

    Default Re: Dornier 17 - Goodwin Sands to be raised on 4th May 2013

    Big Ned your a legend!!
    Excellent about the Dornier, just excellent. Jonathan.

  10. #60

    Default Re: Dornier 17 - Goodwin Sands to be raised on 4th May 2013

    So, without starting a bun fight, what's the opinion on the best way to display? Halt any degredation and preserve what's there as a wreck, or partial or full restoration??????

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