General News

The Diary of a Volunteer – April 2021

Volunteer Days have thankfully resumed, and progress continues apace. It’s wonderful to see so many of our volunteers returning and their assistance is invaluable in repairing some of the damage to the Balmoral caused by the forced closure of the ship due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.
New Wire Warps
General News

The Diary of a Volunteer

Good progress in several areas continues to be made, with new wire warps being installed onboard the vessel. Throughout the ship stripping, varnishing and painting continues. Maintenance of rusty areas allows for their removal with new lengths being freshly welded.
General News

The Diary of a Volunteer

There has been good progress in several areas made by the volunteers this past week. Much aided by the fine weather. The main engines were run and checked, with cutting & welding the new bench brackets. 
General News

The Diary of a Volunteer

30.07.2020 Final day of the July work logs.  Next week, we will be running the Main Engines, together with all auxiliary gear. Lamps in the Britannia lounge Varnishing the Bridge Dodgers Britannia Lounge 28.07.2020 Today we had nine volunteers onboard, each taking on and achieving a great deal of work. In the Britannia Lounge volunteers refurbished the light fittings, while also hosting visitors to the ship. An excellent job has also been accomplished on the bridge deck, rubbing down the woodwork ready for re-varnishing. Work commenced on the...