PADDLE STEAMER KINGSWEAR CASTLE

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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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