Sunday, 24 September 2017

The Ramsgate Tugs Called Aid a bit of Canterbury sketching.

I think this is a picture of one of the elusive Ramsgate tugs called Aid that isn't the double ended two funnelled tug called Aid you usually see, a bit of compulsive clicking on the picture should enlarge it a bit. I think this would date from around 1870 but am not really sure.

This is the one you usually see which came to Ramsgate in around 1885, I think although I could well be wrong.

Anyway any help with this conundrum as always appreciated.

I spent most of today in Canterbury

This one now has a blueish sky although it didn't photograph well.

as for the grey building in the foreground, it was yeller then grey now whitish, I don't want to talk about it.

As you see from the books that went out in the bookshop on Saturday, plenty of children’s and local history books including a copy of the elusive Thanet at War, which we never seem to be able to get enough copies of, here is the link to the pictures of them http://michaelsbookshop.blogspot.co.uk/2017/09/the-bad-beginngg-in-bookshop.html



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