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4th July
04-JUL-2006

4th July

another day of zooming out to sea,
I couldn't quite catch this ship before i got the new lens,
I can easily get it now ;-)

for the record, it's 'Fort George'
and the Tugs are MV Nimble and MV Impetus.


Nikon D50
1/640s f/8.0 at 210.0mm full exif

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Guest 14-Jul-2006 16:49
Thanks Oliver for the info, its been bugging me since I saw her a few weeks ago....Hugh.
I cant sign in under my own name at the moment as I am abroad and have forgotten my password.....Doh!!!!!!!!!!!!
oliver 10-Jul-2006 17:52
to hugh crawford;the ship is fort george and it is the (RFA)royal fleet auxiliary.its a support vessel for the (RN)Royal navy.It transports ammo and fuel to the fighter ships when they are in the war zones. My mate works on that ship as a marine engineer.
Jim Ross06-Jul-2006 20:33
Sharp zoom... :-)
SRW05-Jul-2006 21:08
Nice and crisp... -- great light, too!
Al Chesworth04-Jul-2006 23:33
Nice one Zak, we can expect all manner of shots now hey.
Pathfinder04-Jul-2006 22:59
The floating store off to sea. It is Independence Day in the states. If she comes to our port, we will have to sneak aboard and toss any tea in the ocean ;-)
poochdad04-Jul-2006 22:36
careful now, it's the military, they could be parachuting onto your rooftop as we speak. ;-)
joanteno04-Jul-2006 22:05
Now, just imagine what you could do with a 3x converter..
Coleen Perilloux Landry04-Jul-2006 21:53
It's riding high. Nice shot.
northstar3704-Jul-2006 21:51
yeah, the press gang heheh
Guest 04-Jul-2006 21:33
I saw her in early april tied up at Knock Dhu terminal when I took a drive round there.
What is her job with the navy? Anybody know?
Robin Reid04-Jul-2006 20:19
Zak the zoomer. You are on a roll now buddy.
Johnny JAG04-Jul-2006 20:19
Watch out for the press gang.
laine8204-Jul-2006 20:13
Are those life boats rusty ??? LOL!! Wow, Zak, no stopping you now !! Did I miss the announcement, if so what lens did you get ???
Bill Miller04-Jul-2006 19:00
CalMac are going up in the world !
Dougie Robertson04-Jul-2006 18:30
Good 4th July pic
JW04-Jul-2006 17:58
No ship is safe now from the 'Zak Zoom'! Nice work
AmP04-Jul-2006 16:52
American? if so, appropriate! Nice gallery Zak - going to come back for a longer look!
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