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Keith at Tregenna
13th March 2017, 01:57 PM
Maiden voyage for Boaty McBoatface: Exploratory robot submersible named after internet competition went wrong takes to the waters below Antarctica

'Boaty McBoatface' is making its maiden voyage, on a research expedition in waters below Antarctica. The submersible was christened after Sir David Attenborough despite a public vote on the name.

Maiden voyage for Boaty McBoatface: Submersible to explore | Daily Mail Online (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4307262/Maiden-voyage-Boaty-McBoatface-Submersible-explore.html)

John Arton
22nd August 2017, 01:39 PM
The stern section of the Sir David Attenborough left the A & P Yard in Hebburn, where it was built, on a barge, bound for Camel Lairds in Liverpool.
Boaty McBoatface leaves River Tyne after stern section built in Hebburn - Shields Gazette (http://www.shieldsgazette.com/news/boaty-mcboatface-leaves-river-tyne-after-stern-section-built-in-hebburn-1-8714574)

Mike Hall
23rd August 2017, 02:37 PM
Here is the cruise ship
Here is the submarine

Keith at Tregenna
19th November 2017, 12:11 AM
Did Boaty McBoatface teach them nothing? Council asks for names for its two new road gritters and the public answers with... Gritsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Anti-Slip Machiney and David Plowie.


David Williams
19th November 2017, 10:43 AM
Hi John.
I was up in Bromborough last weekend and saw
the Sir David Attenborough on the slip at the
Camel Laird yard,long way to go to the finish
but she already looks impressive.
Dave Williams

Keith at Tregenna
26th September 2019, 06:19 AM
Royal naming for Sir David Attenborough polar ship

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will officially name the
UK's new polar research ship after Sir David Attenborough
on Thursday.