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    Posted: 30 March 2016 at 4:29pm
Hi all,

Found this site a few years back while looking into 56,morning flight...its sad state and so on....

My grandad served on this boot,and it seems there's very little in the way of past service pictures or info.

I'm under no illusions it's now probably totally gone as it's condition was dire.

So in hope I ask if anybody has or can point me in the direction of old pictures and info.

Thanks in advance.
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Good afternoon.

 I've also had an ongoing interest in Morning Flight. I lived on the yard as a boy, and actually went onboard her before she was removed from the mooring where she sat for years, presumably on the mud. I was always under the impression that Cmdr Ashey bought her after the war, engines never having been fitted and thus surplus to requirements. I'm wondering if she is indeed MGB 56 at all...
 As you may have guessed, she still sits where you last saw her, playing host to an abundance of wildlife, and slowly returning to nature - a sad story indeed... 
 Interestingly, recent developments between the landowner and the local water authority have brought her future into question. 
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