Balmoral rests in a rainy Harbourside.

MAINTENANCE CONTINUES

Tuesday 5th November, 2019


05/11/2019

Work continues onboard today, as our hearty team of volunteers tackle some more caulking, welding, engineering scraping AND varnishing! Our super troubleshooting heroes tackle our generator. Meanwhile, steel plating is getting marked out for the Stern bulwark!

Troubleshooting Nelly, the generator!
Troubleshooting Nelly, the generator!
Preparing the Piston and Con Rod prior to assembly!
Preparing the Piston and Con Rod prior to assembly!
Checking Cylinder Liner clearances!
Checking Cylinder Liner clearances!
Surface preparations for welding, and continuing remedial deck work!
Surface preparations for welding, and continuing remedial deck work!
Caulking of Balmoral's decks.
Caulking of Balmoral's decks.
Marking out steel plate for the Stern Bulwark!
Marking out steel plate for the Stern Bulwark!
Captain Steve Colledge, gets to grips with the Steering accommodation.
Captain Steve Colledge, gets to grips with the Steering accommodation.
Rob Skuse, of Steamship Engineering in Bristol, gets to grips with the Steering flat.
Rob Skuse, of Steamship Engineering in Bristol, gets to grips with the Steering flat.
Working in the lower bar.
Working in the lower bar.
Clearances
Clearances
Balmoral rests in a rainy Harbourside.
Balmoral rests in a rainy Harbourside.
Scraping and varnishing!
Scraping and varnishing!
Preparing the work surface for varnishing!
Preparing the work surface for varnishing!
The team begin clearing out the ships Steering flat.
The team begin clearing out the ships Steering flat.
Clearing out the ships Steering flat.
Clearing out the ships Steering flat.
Safely storing and organising materials.
Safely storing and organising materials.
Taking apart shelving units in the lower bar.
Taking apart shelving units in the lower bar.
Saturday work gang hard at work.
Saturday work gang hard at work.

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