We had to devise a strategy to capture this rowlock
. I gently closed the doors to the house and shut the windows.
The dominant rowlock
would walk around and forced the hens to the ground, get on top of their backs and tread them.
All have a high freeboard for safety, and each seat is a separate mould and hand laid, all have rubber gunwales, rowlocks
and tow ring.
They include a lifejacket worn by a Titanic survivor and two thole pins (rowlocks
) from lifeboat No 9, all obtained by 19-year-old Carpathia crew member Ernest St Clair of Liverpool.
For all Dan knows, he might be allergic to rowlocks
and people on towpaths with megaphones.
to that, as far as I am concerned...
ANSWERS: 1 USS Enterprise; 2 Governor of the Bahamas; 3 Red; 4 Bhopal; 5 A soup flavoured with curry, 6 Four Weddings And A Funeral; 7 Italy; 8 Virginia; 9 A unit of astronomical distance (about 3.26 light years); 10 Rowlocks
With money left over, the RNLI decided to commission a model of the Robert and Susan accurate in every detail down to its oars and rowlocks
He showed me where the oars were stored and the brass rowlocks
that fitted onto the boat so that the oars could be moved about in the water.
When it comes to grabbing an oar in the promotion of the Good Ship Lambourn, few, if any, beat Henderson to the rowlocks
. But this was generosity beyond the call of duty.
The scale model of the lifeboat, named Robert and Susan, is complete in every detail, down to oars and rowlocks
. It is being donated by its current owner, semi-retired banking consultant Peter Allsopp, to Newbiggin RNLI to become part of a planned maritime heritage centre.
"I won't be talking new balls or rowlocks
," she says - double entendres are her favourite kind of humour.