2013 started with a Blast

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As promised I am back…and with a bang! I was fortunate enough to attend the firing of the 9″ RML (Rifled Muzzle Loading) Cannon at 24:00 on the change over to 2013,. What a privilege! The turnout of interested public … Continue reading

SA Navy Museum salutes Heritage Day

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I was invited by the SA Navy Museum to attend the firing of the historical 9 inch Muzzle Loading Cannon at Middle North Battery in Simon’s Town at 12 noon on Heritage Day. Unknown to me, but planned as part … Continue reading

Defending the Cape (Part 4)

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I was privileged to be at Middle North Battery on Mandela day, to photograph the SA Navy Museum’s 67 minutes of Community Service. While I was there, Warrant Officer Croome kept his promise to show me the 9.2″ Coastal Defense Cannon of … Continue reading

SA Navy Museum does 67 minutes (and more) for Mandela Day

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It was a spectacular winter’s morning in Cape Town. Under the resolute presence of 1 of the 9.2″ Guns of the Scala Naval Coastal Defence Battery installed  during WWII, the Officers and crew of the SA Navy Museum pitched up … Continue reading

Visiting the SA Navy Museum

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Hi, this week I have a bit more history for you… I met Harry Croome whilst photographing the firing of some historical cannon in the past few weeks. Harry Croome is a serving member of the Navy and is curator … Continue reading

Defending the Cape (part 3)

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Hello all, after being the photographer at the V&A Waterfront on behalf of the Chavonnes Battery Museum for the occasion of the 6 Cannon salute for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, I was invited to attend the cannon firing in celebration … Continue reading