The Point

The Point

Taken at Bosham West Sussex looking towards the church.

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Southdown Way Memorial

Southdown Way Memorial

In 1940 Joseph Oestermann was shot down in his Ju88 Bomber plane part of the Luftwaffe KG54 Bomber Group. The Bomber was shot down on August 13th 1940, by a Hurricane fighter plane from RAF Tangmere 601Squadron early that morning. Two other crew members who were with Joseph bailed out of the jU88 and were captured. The Memorial can be found on the Southdown way at Phillis Wood Down near Treyford and the Harting Downs near the Hooksway and the Royal Oak Pub.

Balmoral The Flagship

Balmoral The Flagship

Balmoral was built in 1949 as the flagship of Southampton Red Funnel,and was used between Southamton and Cowes on the Isle of Wight. In 1969 she was transferred to Bristol Channel and became the Flagship for P&A Campbell White Funnel fleet, she made occasional vists to the South Coast and North Wales.But her days came to a end in 1980 with White Funnel, and was eventually sold and made a short spell as a floating restaurant in Dundee. Balmoral is back in Bristol and is currently having maintenance carried out. The Waverley supporters who bought her,and are trying to raised £350,000 to bring the Balmoral back into service to carry passengers and tours again.