Needles Old Battery, Sea Level Fort - Isle of Wight - July 08

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Black Shuck

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I kied the Generator especially and it looked like you had a right job trying to gt to the battery. Somewhere on the IOW was a test facility for Rockets. I can remember seeing a Documentary about it a while back. Do you know anything about it?
 

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I kied the Generator especially and it looked like you had a right job trying to gt to the battery. Somewhere on the IOW was a test facility for Rockets. I can remember seeing a Documentary about it a while back. Do you know anything about it?

Black Shuck, click my signature below for other Island explores, youll find the rocket testing site in the list :mrgreen:
 

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Glad these pictures have been re-dredged up. I have aenjoyed them again, and totally love the clear water pic. A truely amazing explore.

LM xxx
 

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Just had some pics sent to me, of me, which is rare, as Im usually the one doing the photography :mrgreen:

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Inspecting the searchlight position.

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In one of the tunnels with a mate.

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Caught red handed, photographing the reservior.

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Having a rest in one of the crevices in the chalkface.

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Very nice :) i like how it was a real mission to make it there almost reminded me of the Guns of Navarone lol but on a smaller scale.
 

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Wonder any one will remember the post. Funny thing is I have off the needlles and never knew about the battery avove let alone those emplacements lower down
 

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