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    Quote Originally Posted by ianc1200 View Post
    Remarkable co-incidence; in your photo LO 422 Letitia 11 (or 111?), I've just been posting photo's of two cocklers in the Gaff Rigged Worldwide FB this morning, Letitia (a ADLS) in Lowestoft harbour 2018, and Letitia 111 at Tollesbury 2004 when she was light blue. I can't see from your 1997 Maldon photo whether 11 or 111 - but it looks like 11.
    Actually it's 111:

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    Default Re: Bit Nippy in Shotley

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnalison View Post
    Actually it's 111:

    Of course as Roman numbers are written using capital letters it's actually III, Roman for 3 - not 111; which reads one hundred and eleven...

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    2004_0827_173710AA.jpg Letitia 3 Tollesbury 2004

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    Letitia.jpg The Dunkirk Little Ship Letitia in Lake Lothing 2018.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Bumbulum View Post
    Of course as Roman numbers are written using capital letters it's actually III, Roman for 3 - not 111; which reads one hundred and eleven...
    Bloody peasants. I mean pedants. Even if they are correct.
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    I never knew her as Letitia 111, but I remember when she was brought to Tollesbury by Roy Lewis in the early 70s. She had a for'ard wheelhouse, offset quite low on the starb'd side (IIRC), leaving the aft deck clear for handling the nets. His mate was Frank Dibley, and Paul Bloss and I were deckie learners. Blossy went on to the Ross boats out of Lowestoft and I got involved with both sorts of barges.

    Letitia was bought by Michael Feather, one of my musician friends, in the mid 90s and he and his wife did a fine job converting her for use as a yacht, and were very active in the Old Gaffers at the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnalison View Post
    Bloody peasants. I mean pedants. Even if they are correct.
    I take it you'd refrain from 'pedantry' and accept the deal if someone owed you £111 but only paid you three?

    Of course...! A paragon like you would never stoop to such low pedantry, would you...?

    Yer. Right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Bumbulum View Post
    I take it you'd refrain from 'pedantry' and accept the deal if someone owed you £111 but only paid you three?

    Of course...! A paragon like you would never stoop to such low pedantry, would you...?

    Yer. Right.
    At least I know that I am in good company, now that Black Diamond has followed my example in typing it as one occasionally says it.
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    Default Re: Bit Nippy in Shotley

    Quite funny as, I know it's wrong but, I say 'four' as 'one-vee' and 'seven' as 'vee-one-one'. Note strange as folk.

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