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tim lewin
02-07-2009, 05:48
These are mostly such tiny prints its difficult to see what they are before scanning so titles can be improved.
tim

astraltrader
02-07-2009, 13:05
Some magnificent pictures amongst them Tim. Is there any chance that you could scan the pictures of say Bellona, County Class in `39, Valiant and the one called Scapa at say 300 dpsi?

I dont know what size your original pictures are but this picture is under 3 inches square scanned at that size...

It is of the aircraft used to transport our Queen to Canada in 1957. I show it just for an example of how a tiny photo can be scanned a fair bit larger.

tim lewin
02-07-2009, 16:40
will try for it in the morning, these are mostly 127 contact size but sure we can do something to up the res; there are loads more so i will continue at current res which is reasonably quick, for thjose of higher interest we'll give it a go to boost the detail.
Glad you like them, its a whole life in there....
tim

astraltrader
02-07-2009, 18:02
Thanks a lot tim, the quality and content of them would definitelt merit this. Once you have set up this size scan, it would take no more time to do them.

Linton
02-07-2009, 18:10
Nice photo of an Argonaut Terry.I remember the one on the fire dump at Heathrow.in the late 1970s

astraltrader
02-07-2009, 19:25
Thanks it is one of many photos I have recently bought of the Queens tour to Canada in 1957.

chris westwood
02-07-2009, 20:56
These are mostly such tiny prints its difficult to see what they are before scanning so titles can be improved.
tim
is the picture on the left of the Queen Elizabeth class battleshjip of the Italian armoured cruiser San Georgio?

tim lewin
03-07-2009, 05:06
Here is a small pack of snaps taken at the memorial service for the loss of HMS Charybdis and HMS Limbourne off the Channel Islands, where the service took place, in 1946. These ships were lost at the beginning of the Operation Tunnel programme and has been well covered in earlier threads, would one of the mods like to transfer this batch to the other thread?
pic #1 is at 600 dpi, a bit slow, and the rest at 300 dpi. Is the difference worthwhile?
tim

tim lewin
03-07-2009, 05:24
This batch is from HMS Ashanti covering sailing at Scapa Flow and operating in the Med which would be second half 1942 or 1943 altho poss Pedestal but my guess is that they would have been too busy to take pics at that time! The inverted battle ship in the earlier pic of sailing is Derflinger.
tim

jbryce1437
04-07-2009, 18:00
Great pics Tim, the size makes all of the difference. Looking forward to seeing larger versions of the first post.

Jim

nigelweysom
04-07-2009, 18:33
Tim do you know where the Charybdis and limbourne memorial service took place
Nigel

tim lewin
05-07-2009, 20:14
Sorry Nigel, he didn't write where on the reverse, only what and when, but I suspect actually in the Channel Islands. Ashanti was a key player in Tunnel later as part of the 10th DF so that's poss why he went. I can look in other papers and see if there is a mention of the visit but I think these would have been passed on, rather than a personal attendance.
tim

tim lewin
05-07-2009, 21:29
Wheatland at 1200 dpi

tim lewin
05-07-2009, 21:44
Nameless County and Valiant at 1200

astraltrader
05-07-2009, 22:32
Thanks tim.

chris westwood
06-07-2009, 14:09
Nameless County and Valiant at 1200
thanks tim
that's me sorted with a pic of the valiant.
I'll be in touch with you about the resulting masterpiece.

Batstiger
06-07-2009, 14:54
A nice picture of the Wheatland Tim. I have reduced it a little and cleaned it up. I will post it here just to see how she looks.

Bob.

chris westwood
06-07-2009, 16:27
A nice picture of the Wheatland Tim. I have reduced it a little and cleaned it up. I will post it here just to see how she looks.

Bob.
agreed
the lighting is excellent

astraltrader
06-07-2009, 21:38
Thanks for that Bob - I reckon you got that just about right.

Batstiger
06-07-2009, 22:25
Your welcome Terry, you know how I like messing about with the piccies!

Bob.

qprdave
06-07-2009, 22:30
Keep messing Bob

Batstiger
06-07-2009, 22:36
Here it is in B/W.

Bob

nigelweysom
07-07-2009, 21:23
Sorry Nigel, he didn't write where on the reverse, only what and when, but I suspect actually in the Channel Islands. Ashanti was a key player in Tunnel later as part of the 10th DF so that's poss why he went. I can look in other papers and see if there is a mention of the visit but I think these would have been passed on, rather than a personal attendance.
tim

Tim they definitely were not taken in Guernsey , it would have to be Jersey
Nigel

nigelweysom
02-09-2009, 23:16
Tim the pictures that you posted were taken at Howard Davis park in Jersey .
i was there yesterday and took these pictures as well as the men from HMS Charybdis there are also some US personnel buried there and some Airmen , interestingly Howard Davis lost his life serving in WW1 and his father donated the park to the people of Jersey in his memory
Nigel

Guz rating
03-09-2009, 00:26
Tim the pictures that you posted were taken at Howard Davis park in Jersey .
i was there yesterday and took these pictures as well as the men from HMS Charybdis there are also some US personnel buried there and some Airmen , interestingly Howard Davis lost his life serving in WW1 and his father donated the park to the people of Jersey in his memory
Nigel

I am really impressed the way that graveyard is kept. Very nice pictures Tim, and Nigel.

Alan

CGRET
03-09-2009, 00:35
Tim,

Great pictures, WELL DONE!

Regards
Charles

Francis Stanley
03-09-2009, 08:24
Tim and Batsiger
I have taken a copy of the B&W Wheatland
Thank you both for the post and clean up
my dad would have been on board at the time this picture was taken

Francis Stanley
03-09-2009, 08:28
By the way Tim re the post of the TT races the location is Governors Bridge which is just before the final run in to the start/finish line at the grandstand

tim lewin
04-09-2009, 10:39
thanks for that Francis, this was during a visit by Vindictive in '39. not much you can't find out from this forum!
tim

ceylon220
21-08-2010, 18:57
Agee with the other lads, great pictures Tim, wonder why the US and CWWGs have`nt replaced the wooden crosses with the white stoned ones (are the crosses wood or are they made granite or some weather resistant materials) that they have in their cemetery`s abroad and here in the UK.