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Smit Sandon


The Smit Sandon powers down the River Mersey after a bout of hard pulling. The large building in the background is HM Customs and Excise, known locally as the VAT-ican.


Smit Sandon


The Smit Sandon powers down the River Mersey after a bout of hard pulling. The large building in the background is HM Customs and Excise, known locally as the VAT-ican.


comments (9)

  • vintage
  • Brisbane Australia
  • 27 Nov 2009, 00:47
The good old "TUG BOAT"has no sleek lines just a ball of muscles.Good photo Les
Les Auld: All adds to the strength Vintage, thanks for the comment.
Liverpool humour at its best!
Les Auld: Quite so Bill, thanks for the comment.
  • zed
  • Australia
  • 27 Nov 2009, 08:25
Great presentation Les, the exhaust haze creates a great effect, it made me look twice
Les Auld: It was only afterwards I found I had caught the exhaust as well. Thanks for the comment Zed.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 27 Nov 2009, 09:37
The VATican - wonderful native wit!
Les Auld: Thanks Chris, appreciate the comment.
  • blackdog
  • United Kingdom
  • 27 Nov 2009, 09:41
A building full of poachers turned gamekeepers perhaps? Another super shot of river life.
Les Auld: Or perhaps poachers turned legal poachers Mike, thanks for the comment.
Liverpool humour, never fails to make us laugh when we visit,these tugs really plough through the water.
Les Auld: Tractors of the sea Linda, thanks for the comment.
Lovely..I just like tugboats Les.
Les Auld: So do I Ron, so do I. Thanks for the comment.
I'd love a go on one of these, amazing power houses. VATican!!!! Priceless smile
Les Auld: So would I Dave, great little vessels. Thanks for the comment.
Good shot Les, I like the heat haze from the funnel.
Les Auld: It does add a touch of atmosphere Brian, thanks for the comment.

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