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Completed strakes @19/10/2019

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The total completed strakes  is 15 as at 19/10/2019.  Strake K has been completed during the last week. The shipwrights have been busy laying out battens to position the next 8 strakes ( between K and T ).

View of the engine room ….

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The planking has now prevented access to the engine room directly from the barge.

Completed strakes @5/10/2019

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The total completed strakes  is 14 and the number of planks fixed to the hull has  increased to 183 as at Saturday 5/10/2019.  Strake J has been completed during the last 2 weeks and strakes  K and L  have some planks attached.

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Stern work ….

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The planks at the stern extend pass the rudder post to the underside of the  cover board.

The photo below, taken in August 2013, illustrates how the strakes were previously.

31 August 2013 hull work progressing (14)

Completed strakes @21/9/2019

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The total completed strakes  is 13 and the number of planks fixed to the hull has  increased to 163 as at Saturday 21/9/2019.  Strake I has been completed during week prior and strakes J and K now have some planks attached.

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Only planking photos ….

Completed strakes @14/9/2019

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The total completed strakes remains at 12 but the number of planks fixed to the hull is now 154.  Strake H has been completed during week ending 14/9/2019 and strakes I and J have some planks attached but not all. further updates next week .