May 20th, 2017

A day out to Ramsgate, Margate and Sandwich

St. Augustine's Cross,
Pegwell Bay, Thanet
Gillian in Ramsgate
Jacob's Ladder, Ramsgate
The Seaman's Church, Ramsgate
The Seaman's Church, Ramsgate
The Seaman's Church, Ramsgate
The Seaman's Church, Ramsgate
La Mouette, one of the little ships of Dunkirk, Ramsgate harbour
During WW2, MFV617 served in flotillas escorting convoys to egypt, armed with twin .303 machine guns. Ramsgate harbour.
USN P22 was built in Germany in 1952 and used to patrol the River Rhine by the Americans.
Ramsgate harbour.
233 ton steam tug 'Servia' one of the last steam tugs to be built in Britain.
Ramsgate harbour.
Ramsgate's Royal Parade arches along the harbour front
Ramsgate's Royal Parade arches along the harbour front
Gillian and Hugin, Pegwell Bay
The Hugin is a reconstructed longship located at Pegwell Bay, Kent
The Hugin was a gift from the Danish government commemorating the 1500th anniversary of the arrival of Hengist and Horsa, leaders of the Anglo-Saxon invasion, at nearby Ebbsfleet.
The Hugin was built in Denmark whence it was sailed by 53 Danes to England in 1949.
The Hugin landed at Viking Bay in Broadstairs, Kent, before being moved to its current site.

Margate from the beach
Margate tidal pool
Margate harbour at low tide
Gillian on the beach at Margate
Fun for the little ones on Margate beach
Margate clock tower was erected to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887
Roller Scating at Dreamland, Margate
Thanet Wind Farm
Cannon on the waterfront near the Winter Gardens, Margate
Walpole Bay Tidal Pool
Margate Winter Gardens
Hatchment
St. Mary's Church, Sandwich
Hatchment
St. Mary's Church, Sandwich
Hatchment
St. Mary's Church, Sandwich
Hatchment
St. Mary's Church, Sandwich
Stained glass
St. Mary's, Sandwich
Stained glass
St. Mary's, Sandwich
Stained glass
St. Mary's Church,
Sandwich

Stained glass
St. Mary's, Sandwich
Stained glass
St. Mary's, Sandwich
Headstone
St. Mary's Church, Sandwich
Solomon Hougham, Mayor of Sandwich, 1639
Gillian's family tree follows the Hougham line
Charles II Coat of Arms
St. Mary's Church, Sandwich
Headstone
St. Mary's Church, Sandwich
River boats on the river Stour, Kent
St Mary's Church, Sandwich
Church Micro 1782 - Sandwich
St. Peter's Church, Sandwich
St. Peter's Church, Sandwich
Church Micro 1793 - Sandwich
The 14th-century St Thomas' Hospital
St. Mary the Blessed Virgin, Woodnesborough
Church Micro 2428 - Woodnesborough

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