Cutty Sark - Tall Ships' Race - Falmouth 19 July 1998.
The start of the 1998 Tall Ships' Race was not a formal society meeting, but some fifty members; family and friends took the opportunity of this special excursion on board the RMV Scillonian III. Though the weather forecast was poor we boarded the Scillonian at Penzance on a bright overcast morning, with a light to moderate southerly breeze. In company with another 400 souls, we set out for Falmouth Bay at 09:00. Many came well stocked up with personal supplies, but the ship's bar and cafeteria offered a wide range of alternative beverages and food. The voyage round the Lizard taking a little over two hours we were treated to a fine view of this southern coast, with the twin towers of the Lizard Lights, and the once so busy but now defunct Lloyd's Signal Station. Off Falmouth we were greeted by the impressive sight of Queen Elizabeth 2 anchored off, surrounded by a swarm of small craft out for the occasion.
Arriving off Falmouth a little after 11:00, the...
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There never was a Scillonian 1 or Scillonian 2. The 1926 ship was called 'Scillonian' Built by Ailsa Craig at Troon. 1956 ship also called 'Scillonian' built by Thornycrofts at Woolston Yard Southampton. 1977 ship 'Scillonian 111'not 3. Built by Appledore Shipbuilders, North Devon.
ROW is the correct spelling of Captain Paul Row's name. No 'e' on the end.
when and where the SCILLONIAN 1 and 2 and 3 were built.
answers please to email@example.com, as we have to built models of them
thanks a lot