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vegaskip
06-14-2012, 06:20 AM
Two RN Gannets over fly the Bass Rock in the Firth of Forth with the Northern Lighhouse Tender 'May'in attendance. The Bass is the home of the second biggest colony of Gannets in the world.
Jim
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NeilF92
06-14-2012, 07:21 AM
You've caught the Gannets well Jim - they were ugly aircraft - unlike their feathered namesake. Lots of guano on the rock!

vegaskip
06-14-2012, 08:02 AM
Wish I had a for every time I directed one onto the catapult.
Number one son lives about 3miles from the Bass, and at times it looks as though it is made of chalk, and it prongs a bit as you get near it.
Jim

Yorky
06-14-2012, 12:42 PM
A very inventive and effective composition Jim. The passage to the Bass Rock is renowned for being rough and I remember several attempts to reach the rock in small boats for TV programmes having to be abandoned.

Doug

vegaskip
06-14-2012, 01:48 PM
Hi Yorky, been out a couple of times, last time about this time last year, you do tend to get a bit wet!, and there is always someone in the boat gets 'bombed' by the gannets!
Jim