Spider T sets off for Jubilee Pageant

Published: 10:03AM May 29th, 2012
By: Sheila Wilson-Smith

HUMBER Super Sloop Spider T, sporting a new paint job, left Keadby Lock on the 10am tide on May 26 to make her way down to London, after being chosen to take part in the Thames Jubilee Flotilla.

This historic moment drew in the crowds and BBC Look North to wish her and her crew bon voyage.

Spider T sets off for Jubilee Pageant

Spider T sets off on her historic voyage. PHOTOS COURTESY SHEILA WILSON-SMITH

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