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    Campbell Brodie
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    SS Great Britain...

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sat 19 May 2012 - 16:15

    I thought it was St. Patrick's Day for a minute there... BBC News



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    Re: SS Great Britain...

    Post by Topdog on Sat 19 May 2012 - 16:47

    weird,
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    Re: SS Great Britain...

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sat 19 May 2012 - 16:50

    ...no one has yet explained the reason for this. Maybe SS Great Britain was the prototype for Edward Lear's "The Owl and the Pussycat's" pea-green boat...



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    Re: SS Great Britain...

    Post by Topdog on Sat 19 May 2012 - 16:54

    or it got dragged down by algae
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    Re: SS Great Britain...

    Post by 3rdforum on Sat 19 May 2012 - 17:42

    Why didn't they just put in green uplighters??






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    Re: SS Great Britain...

    Post by Topdog on Sat 19 May 2012 - 17:55

    Invite a load of skool kidz on and tell them to flick over the side.
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    Re: SS Great Britain...

    Post by Perfectspecimen on Sat 19 May 2012 - 19:11

    Think that was the first Iron made steam ship. They put masts on so it looked like a proper boat.



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    Re: SS Great Britain...

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sat 19 May 2012 - 19:15

    Perfectspecimen wrote:Think that was the first Iron made steam ship. They put masts on so it looked like a proper boat.

    Some neat info here red duster



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