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Shipwrecked At Whitehaven

Ellan Vannin Shipwreck

Ellan Vannin, Wrecked: Today, I’ve been sorting through archived photographs of mine, and came across this collection which show the Ellan Vannin shipwrecked at Whitehaven, in Cumbria. The Ellan Vannin had been bought in 2004 and was to be converted …

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Whitehaven, Into The Night

Whitehaven At Night

A Night Piece: William Wordsworth (1770-1850) was a frequent visitor to Whitehaven, in West Cumbria. I wonder what he would think of the town now, compared to when he was alive? Many of the old buildings are gone, but the fabric …

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The Power Of Nature

Whitehaven Storm

Time Of Year – Photo Challenge: Each week, I will post a photograph as part of a challenge from the Daily Post – you are invited to participate. This week, the challenge is entitled, Time Of Year. Please show me …

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A Little Bit Of Sunshine

Haig Pit

West Cumbria Mining: The past few days have been murky, with filthy storm clouds overhead, threatening to open the heavens over West Cumbria. This shot, taken through the Pit Winding gear at Haig Pit will hopefully, warm-up your day a …

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Foggy Sunset Over Whitehaven

Foggy Sunset

FREE PHOTO! This shot, from Harras Moor, overlooking Whitehaven has pastel hues, showing fog rolling in over the town while a typical West Coast sunset is on display. Please note: I have made this photo publicly available for download, under …

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Clowns In The UK

The Grinch

A Difference: In the news of late here in the UK, and across the world, there has been much discussion over clowns chasing and frightening people. I’ve seen commentary written in a few places regarding the visit of the Grinch …

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HM Bark Endeavour

HM Bark Endeavour

Impressive Replica: This photograph shows the impressive rigging that is on board the replica ship, HM Bark Endeavour. The ship visited Whitehaven in 2004 HM Bark Endeavour Replica is a replica of HMS Endeavour, the bark commanded by Lieutenant James …

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Whitehaven Marina

Whitehaven Marina

Millennium Seascape: Whitehaven Marina in West Cumbria was developed as part of a Millennium project, costing in the region of £12m. Previously, Whitehaven Harbour was subject to the tide, but with the installation of lock gates and numerous pontoons, allowing …

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