PADDLE STEAMER KINGSWEAR CASTLE
KINGSWEAR CASTLE REFIT WINTER 2001/2002
On Monday 18th February 2002 KC was towed from her berth at the Historic Dockyard Chatham to the Acorn Shipyard at Strood for her annual slipping.
Feet in the starboard paddle wheel
Chris Smith attached to the feet
This winter the port sponson facing and rubbing band is being renewed. Jason and John from the shipyard await a new piece of steel.
Tony at the helm
John and Jason position the new plate
The anchor chain on the shore for survey
In November 2001 the deck in the forrard well was renewed
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