Now down into the HM Submarine Ocelet 1962
Some of these photos taken on my phone are a little blurred
Although you don't see them here visitors go through in batches with an escort and we need to keep moving
I made sure that I was at the front!
Every compartment is assessed through a hole like this
Can you imagine trying to sleep with men walking up and down these narrow passage ways!
Tiny kitchen area
Yes, I am holding someone up!
and now we move onto HMS Gannet
an 1878 sailing ship
can see here how the ship is constructed
Oliver having a go at steering again!
Captain's sleeping quarters
the crew probably slept in hammocks
This hole was not for fishing but for doing some essential task at the bottom of the ship
More to come
There is 400 years of history in this dockyard
It was a Royal Navy Shore Support - to build, repair and maintain the fleet
Anti-slavery patrols left from here and the epic voyages of people
like Cook and Darwin left from here
sailing off down the River Thames