Please Note :-
Very Forlorn and Sad pictures -
From the Log of Tow Pilot supplied by David Bell OW
Letter From Bert Powell Exmouth Cadet
Requiem for the last days of Worcester
Last Known picture of Worcester III before scrapping in Belgium
As though we left her Yesterday Bruges 1978 awaiting the torches.
Now just the Orlop deck left Nov 1978 the torches have done their worst.
Ship for Sale
Worcester being towed away to Belgium 1978
2 Pictures of Worcester Passing Gravesend
HMS Worcester under tow, taken by an OW, I believe from a containership on her way
up Sea Reach -
Tug that took Worcester away -
My Space -
Started off as a bit of messing about, but I quite like it -
Modern view taken 2009
Pride of Place in this section, must be given to the wonderful painting above by Anthony Blackman of HMS Worcester III being towed away to Belgium for scrapping in 1978. (Anthony has kindly allowed me use of this picture)
Another picture on this site here
Link to the Maritime Gallery featuring the work of Anthony Blackman here
Unfortunately Anthony died in 2012. A great loss to the artist world
I am lucky enough to have two of these hand coloured print by Anthony Blackman. I am very pleased to own these pictures.