Glemsford, Rule The Waves (4)
Ongoing Hush-Hush Sea Trials Confirm Little Egypt's Entry into Naval History
All is ready
The move from construction to launch base was carried out successfully.
The craft was manoeuvred swiftly from transport to the water's edge, including negotiating a small but tricky cliff face. Thus all was ready for the first encounter with the new environment of water, wind and waves.
The critical moment had arrived: all that was left was to test the craft in its natural home. Nothing could or did go wrong. Soon, the trusty barge was in its intended element. and being left to its own devices for a moment or two before Coxswain Phillips took the initiative in attempting to board the masterpiece of aquatic design.
The proving trials then took place.
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