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Old 02-10-2017, 11:34 AM
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Default Amble aerial drone footage

Been looking at someone's drone footage of Amble, on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kfjkj-iBR5I

On the view of the lighter wrecks on the North Side at 4.18 there are rows of circular objects lining the channel on the right of the picture.

(you will probably have to get it to play in HD to see them)

I'm sure it will turn out to be a stupid question but what are they?
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Is it an anchor chain from the wreck? Presume you mean the little dots 90 degrees to the channel?
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Old 04-10-2017, 08:32 AM
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The circular thingies crossing the channel, then running along with it.
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Old 04-10-2017, 08:41 AM
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There's another row closer to the river as well.
Must be something related to WW2 defences and the RAF base over there??


(also noted a new wreck in that shot[ringed], could be an oldie looking at it. )
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Old 04-10-2017, 08:49 AM
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edit: I have noticed that wreck in the past, 'J' on this page here:
Never got to it due to the mud. When I went over there (years ago) for that page I got stuck on the way to it and was nearly never heard of again.

I cannot remember the circular objects. Must have walked right through them.
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Old 04-10-2017, 06:19 PM
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Maybe someone digging for rag worms!!?
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Old 05-10-2017, 09:45 AM
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Maybe someone digging for rag worms!!?
A very industrious digger? Sadly Joe Prady has shuffled off this mortal coil so I don't buy it.
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Old 05-10-2017, 06:57 PM
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I'm going to have to take a walk over there.
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My money is on them being car tyres, but Lord knows why they are there!
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Old 05-10-2017, 07:28 PM
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My money is on them being car tyres, but Lord knows why they are there!
The wife's just watched it and agrees - car tyres.

I was thinking concrete pipes on end but they would sink and disappear over time, so I'm in the tyre camp now too.

Why definitely is the question!
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Old 07-10-2017, 09:31 AM
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Tyres, but why are they placed either side of the stream in a deliberate fashion ?
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Someone has went to a lot of bother to put those there but for what reason ?
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Old 07-10-2017, 09:32 PM
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Someone told me they used car tyres down at cambois to catch crabs in maybe that's why they're there ?
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