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|At the river Medway in Rochester.|
The Short Empire was a medium range four engined monoplane passenger and mail carrying flying boat, of the 1930s and 1940s, that flew between Britain and the British colonies in Africa, Asia and Australia as well as providing service between Bermuda and New York City. It was manufactured by Short Brothers and was developed in parallel with the Sh...
|The ship is not too spectacular (ca. 200m long) but there you can follow its "tail" zigzaging a long way through Auckland harbour´s entrance and beyond.||08/22/2005||327|
|Build as "Sprucol" in 1918 build by Short Bros., Ltd., Sunderland.|
Sold in 1924 to the Anglo-American Oil Co., ( J. Hamilton ), London and renamed "Juniata".
Sold in 1934 to the Standard Auxilaire des Transports and not renamed.
Resold in 1936 to the Anglo-American Oil Co., ( F.J. Wolfe ), London.
1940 scuttled as a blockship at Scapa Flow.
06.1949 Salved and...
|Home of Sunderland FC||05/04/2006||318|
|Mount Batten was the only operational military airbase in the South West Peninsula at the outbreak of war in 1939.|
RAF Mount Batten was a Royal Air Force station and flying boat base at Mount Batten, a peninsula in Plymouth Sound, Devon. England. Originally a seaplane station opened in 1917 as a Royal Navy Air Service Station Cattewater it became RAF Cattewater in 1918 and in 192...
|Auckland International Airport||11/08/2005||447|
|Construction of these factory buildings began in 1937, as a result of a business partnership between Sir Maurice Denny, Managing Director of the Dumbarton firm Denny Shipbuilders, and Robert Blackburn, of Yorkshire's Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Company. The site on which the factory stood was called Barge Park; completed machines would be taken across the River Clyde by barge to Abbotsinch ai...||01/29/2010||437|
|In Short Cut, Elmgren and Dragset give the illusion that a car and camper trailer have driven straight through the center of the earth and emerged in the Galleria Vittoria Emmanuele in Milan (for Universal Experience, Short Cut was installed on the MCA plaza). Their whimsical and nostalgic sculpture evokes family road trips with the family but also implies uncharted regions we have yet to explo...||05/17/2008||581|
|The way this plane has stopped I can imagine the Captain saying..."Hell of a short runway, but look at the width!!"||06/02/2006||329|
|3d model of Penshaw Monument. A greek temple replica situated in Penshaw, Sunderland. Created in version 4|
|VOR (VHF Omni-directional Radio Range) ground station near Auckland Airport||07/10/2009||700|
|Tour venues for the 2005 British and Irish Lions rugby tour. Includes:|
Rotorua International Stadium (June 4 v Bay of Plenty)
Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth (June 8 v Taranaki)
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton (June 11 v NZ Maori)
Westpac Stadium, Wellington (June 15 v Wellington)
Carisbrook, Dunedin (June 18 v Otago)
Rugby Park Stadium, Invercargill (June 21 v ...