The Association of Model Submariners.

Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

* THE FORUM FOR ALL THOSE INTERESTED IN BUILDING AND OPERATING MODEL SUBMARINES *



Join the AMS - Registered Forum users can become members of the AMS and it's free ...... To join send an email with your name , address and phone number to amstreasure@googlemail.com


For further details of any events shown here also see the "Shows and Events" section on the forum

*HOPING FOR A BETTER 2021 AND MORE OF THESE EXCELLENT FREE EVENTS ALL AROUND THE COUNTRY!

.

CANCELLED because of coronavirus. Papplewick Pumping Station, Nottingham, Sunday 12th & Monday 13th April
CANCELLED because of coronavirus. Bournville Sub Day, Sunday 10th May 2020

. ,

(CANCELLED) Submarine, Boating & Sailing Weekend, Norwich MBC, Weekend of 25,26th July

,./
.
Model Boat Convention, Haydock Park (Cancelled this year)

.

CANCELLED. Bournville Sub Day, Sunday 13th September

,,,,

(CANCELLED) Club Submarine Regatta, Furness MBC, Barrow in Furness, Sunday 20th Sept 2020

Who is online?

In total there are 6 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 6 Guests

None


Most users ever online was 180 on Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:03 am

Latest topics

Statistics

Our users have posted a total of 11276 messages in 1849 subjects

We have 886 registered users

The newest registered user is David

    'X' craft at Aberlady Bay

    avatar
    ajg141
    AMS member

    Posts : 43
    Join date : 2010-11-07
    Age : 78
    Location : Edinburgh

    'X' craft at Aberlady Bay Empty 'X' craft at Aberlady Bay

    Post  ajg141 Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:01 pm

    An interesting article with photos on the decaying 'X' craft that were used for target practice in the Forth.

    Andrew

    http://fyca.sbmyc.com/Publications/CruisingGuide/cruisingp5.htm
    david f
    david f
    AMS Treasurer

    Posts : 2144
    Join date : 2010-11-10
    Age : 70
    Location : Cumbria

    'X' craft at Aberlady Bay Empty Re: 'X' craft at Aberlady Bay

    Post  david f Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:57 am

    Fascinating article.

    My first thought is what a shame they are just rotting there. But on second thoughts there is at least one saved in good condition at the RNSM.(Another one at the Imperial War Museum?)
    avatar
    Tom(ADMIN)
    AMS Forum Owner

    Posts : 3003
    Join date : 2010-11-05
    Age : 61
    Location : Nevada, USA

    'X' craft at Aberlady Bay Empty Re: 'X' craft at Aberlady Bay

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Fri Aug 26, 2011 11:09 am

    If Jeremy Clarkson can have a jet fighter on display in his garden, then I think David ought to be considering an X craft hull in his...
    david f
    david f
    AMS Treasurer

    Posts : 2144
    Join date : 2010-11-10
    Age : 70
    Location : Cumbria

    'X' craft at Aberlady Bay Empty Re: 'X' craft at Aberlady Bay

    Post  david f Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:29 am

    Having just unloaded the car after the Haydock Park show (which was excellent - more later) I realise I have enough rotting submarine hulks of my own!
    avatar
    ajg141
    AMS member

    Posts : 43
    Join date : 2010-11-07
    Age : 78
    Location : Edinburgh

    'X' craft at Aberlady Bay Empty Re: 'X' craft at Aberlady Bay

    Post  ajg141 Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:56 am

    Join the clan David. If only I could get some to work properly.

    Andrew

      Current date/time is Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:24 pm