I captured this vessel moored about a mile north off Ramsey Bay today (just off the Dog Mills in Bride) I am pretty sure she was sheltering from the severe gales that the Island is experiencing right now.

The image was taken on my Nikon D80 SLR with a Nikon 18-135 F3.5/5.6 G AFS DX lens at 135mm.

Vessel Size: 103m x 90m x 3.1m
Vessel Tonnage: 13608gt
Vessel Built: 1991

Heavy Lifting Vessel Svanen – Ramsey Bay 23/5/11 © Peter Killey

 

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Caught these images this morning of Douglas Lifeboat Sir William Hillary taking part in an exercise with a Sea King Helicopter from RAF Valley, I wonder whether Prince Andrew was on board??

The images were taken on my Nikon D80 with a Nikon 18-135 F3.5/5.6 G AFS DX lens, these subjects were approximately 1 mile out to sea off Onchan Head.

Douglas Lifeboat Exercise © Peter Killey

 

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After a number of serious hosting issues with a chronic webhost Servage.net, we are back up and running and Manxscenes will now be resumed.

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