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CF: A87951496 - Isle of Wight Shipwrecks: Floating Bridge No. 6

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Bluebottle

A87951496 Isle of Wight Shipwrecks: Floating Bridge No. 6
Tweaked to include recent break down.

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Post 2

Bluebottle

Updated

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Post 3

Bluebottle

Tweaked again.

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SashaQ - happysad

smiley - ok Yes, I saw that news smiley - laughsmiley - erm


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Post 5

Bluebottle

Did you see it was spoofingly put up for sale on Wightbay, with people bidding things like 'a half-eaten sausage' for it?
http://www.countypress.co.uk/news/18635135.reliable-non-runner-chain-ferry-listed-wightbay-spoof-ad/
Sadly the advert has been removed now.

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SashaQ - happysad

smiley - laugh I didn't see that one, but 'a half-eaten sausage' sounds about right smiley - rofl


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Post 7

Bluebottle

Updated again as the 'Out of service for 10 days' announced on 14th July is still continuing...

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SashaQ - happysad

smiley - erm


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Post 9

Bluebottle

Updated.

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SashaQ - happysad

"Isle of Wight Council report reveals that they 'do not know' why the hydraulic system's parts had failed so spectacularly." smiley - laughsmiley - erm

3 months away... yikes...


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Post 11

Bluebottle

Updated for November.

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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - ok

I love your description of what it sounds like smiley - rofl


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Post 13

Bluebottle

Updated until April.

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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - ok


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Post 15

Bluebottle

Updated (it has been out of service since August)

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h2g2 Guide Editors

Wow...


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Post 17

Bluebottle

Currently expecting a mid-December return to service if all goes well, following the installation of new valve blocks, shafts and motors, tandem hydraulic pumps, cylinders, hyrdraulic hoses and prow modifications. Also the aim from now on isn't to fix the floating bridge, merely 'reduce the levels of failure'...

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Post 18

Bluebottle

Updated as back in service now for the first time since August.

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SashaQ - happysad

smiley - ok

"staff refresher training. After all, it so rarely works the staff get few opportunities to know what to do with it when it actually is." - smiley - laughsmiley - erm


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Post 20

Bluebottle

Slightly tweaked again.

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