Some details from the fascinating tour of the SS Explorer last weekend.
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Our next photo-walk is on the 30th of September where we will celebrate Cyanotype Day in the Dundee Area.
Tour of SS Explorer
The Last Steam Trawler
Saturday, 15th September.
An opportunity to take a tour of the photographically fascinating SS Explorer – one of the last steam trawlers in the world – a unique survivor of our maritime heritage. The SS Explorer Preservation Society are currently securing her future in the Edinburgh Dock, Leith.
RSVP by Wednesday 12th September to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Explorer will need to know how many folks to expect x2 days in advance.
Stout footwear with a good grip is absolutely essential!
Visitors must bring photo ID to show at the security gate.
On the Day:
Meet 11:30 sharp nearby port security cabin Bath Rd
Photography on-board is actively encouraged – but be aware that for security reasons Forth Ports forbid photography in the surrounding area, including the approach to the ship.
Tours are FREE – but the SSE Preservation Society are ever appreciative of visitors leaving donations towards their restoration efforts!