Peter Marshall

A view of Hull


32q31: Inge moored in Albert Dock, 1982 - Docks

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Still Occupied

Images on this site are arranged into rough areas by location as in my book 'Still Occupied', available on Blurb. Eventually this site will contain all the images in that book and more.

Inge, moored here in Albert Dock in 1982 had a small taste of fame when she was hired to make a Christmas episode of 'Only Fools and Horses', 'To Hull and Back' in 1985, in which Del and Rodney go in it from Hull to Holland with experienced sailor Albert - whose experience turns out to have been only in the engine room rather than on the bridge - to buy diamonds with counterfeit cash to smuggle back to Hull, getting lost in the North Sea on both outward and return journeys. Coming back they follow the Hull - Zebrugge roll on - roll off ferry MV Norland but at first this takes them to Zeebrugge rather than Hull - so they wait and follow it home.
I rather suspect the Inge would not have been capable of keeping the ferry in sight for long with the ferry's maximum speed of 19 knots.
Inge was owned by Humber Divers and used for survey work both in 1985 and when I took this picture in 1982. The divers used it to explore a number of wrecks along the east coast - particularly World War II aircraft - where a smaller vessel than their main one was adequate. The company went in to voluntary liquidation in the late 1970s.
At the right is the Albert dock entrance.


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