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Kirk Douglas on the beach at Achnacloich Loch Etive, with the stern of Calshot Salar showing on the right.
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Hi there,

Many thanks for these, great shots, saw picture of Kirk Douglas..100 now? but by the by, all the best,

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote johnk Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 January 2018 at 9:40am
Hi again,

Ah, seen the caption, were the topside deck houses altered for the filming? or like that already..can clearly see the hull lines of a HDML...yes, thinking on, another RAF supply launch comes to mind, but the name has gone! fully restored some years ago, hull glassed over but great job, not an armed vessel...personnel and cargo..met the owner once when they visited Chatham marina few years ago, sans vessel....memory shocking these days.... up for sale for a long time.....

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Great pics Piquant, always nice to see another HDML in action to, and to place a sighting of one do you remember the year you last saw her Johnk? There are only 8 known left in the UK so if there's a possibility of a ninth that would be good news! It would be something if a copy of that VHS turned up! At least it seems to have two possibilities for survival, who knows it may well do!
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Hi Rosedene,
I thought I'd reply to your message incase you don't get notifications of the general feed, but some interesting pictures footage and information have turned up for Calshot Salar!
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Originally posted by Rosedene Rosedene wrote:

Hi, I found this forum completely by chance while trying to find information on the Calshot Salar. My dad worked on her when it was a fishing charter boat out of Rothesay. I spent the first year of my life on her as honorary crew! There are a few tales my dad told me, if you are still interested. Best wishes.


Hi Rosedene,
I thought I'd reply to your message incase you don't get notifications of the general feed, but some interesting pictures footage and information have turned up for Calshot Salar!
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Martin
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote johnk Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 January 2018 at 5:11pm
Hello there, yes sorry might have given impression I have seen her myself, not the case, just commenting on the pictures....all the best.

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