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« on: April 04, 2017, 12:52:38 PM »

Have you ever been on a Paddle Steamer. Often they were used for Ferry Services like the crossing from
Grimsby to Hull. I mention this on this forum because a lot of people from the Midlands would go to
Cleethorpes for a day trip or holiday.
Lets hear your experiences.
Best wishes
Gerald.
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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2017, 06:27:41 PM »

Only paddle steamer I was on, steamer probably not the correct term, was along the Mississippi in Memphis.  Now paddle boats in Perry Hall playing fields I really know something about.
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« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2018, 01:44:32 PM »

Sorry to say but a Paddle Steamer sank off the coast of Wales in the last week.
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2018, 11:06:34 AM »

Hello
It is now thought that Ed has set sail for America on the Titanic.
He will do anything to get away from Mr Mears and his Blackboard Ruler.
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« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2018, 12:18:00 PM »

Eds doing really well, hes on iceberg watch.
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« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2018, 03:20:01 PM »

In case of any problems we have sent the rowing life boat from Fishguard
out with two crew. They should reach the Titanic in 15 days.
Keep blowing the whistle ED, if your throat gets sore go suck a zube.
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« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2018, 03:19:28 PM »

The boat is making good progress but no news from Ed. He said he would post everyday.
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« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2018, 03:22:57 PM »

Hi Gerald,been floating on an Iceberg for a week but my carrier pigeon just bought your message.Seriously been to Giverny/Monets Garden in Northern France ,bit disappointed really,Monty would have been pleased though.It was a bit of a mess really.We had a terrific and I mean terrific thunder storm,it lasted 24 hrs unbelievable amount of rain lashing down,it flattened  everything.Good to be back though.Am waiting for my Delphinium seeds to come from N Z some new strains they've grown.
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