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#666722 - 14th Feb 2012 6:34pm the hovercraft
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has anyone any old photos of the hovercraft when it was first launched? I think it was in 1960's I remember going to Moreton shore to see it and it was a great day out- might have been about 1961/2

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#666734 - 14th Feb 2012 7:17pm Re: the hovercraft [Re: oldbirkonian1]
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#666781 - 14th Feb 2012 8:42pm Re: the hovercraft [Re: diggingdeeper]
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#666792 - 14th Feb 2012 8:59pm Re: the hovercraft [Re: oldbirkonian1]
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There are a few Wirral-related photos of the hovercraft on one of the BBC Wales web pages.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/northeast/sites/askalocal/pages/rhyl3.shtml?1

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#666823 - 14th Feb 2012 9:51pm Re: the hovercraft [Re: oldbirkonian1]
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#668012 - 17th Feb 2012 4:26pm Re: the hovercraft [Re: oldbirkonian1]
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I'll try get some pics, Mum and Dad where on the maiden voyage, Dad has mentioned it a few times in past and remembers it fondly
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#668403 - 18th Feb 2012 7:46pm Re: the hovercraft [Re: Nelzy84]
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Originally Posted By: Nelzy84
I'll try get some pics, Mum and Dad where on the maiden voyage, Dad has mentioned it a few times in past and remembers it fondly


You're not related to hoseman are you Nelzy? His mum was on that same trip:

https://www.wikiwirral.co.uk/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/588911/Wallasey_Rhyl_Hovercraft.html

Maybe your dad's got some explaining to do!

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