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The River Trent above Trent Bridge in Nottingham and getting stuck on Normanton Sands in the Tidal River Trent. 

Passage up the River Trent in Nottingham and the Normanton Sunken Island incident was on 18th July 2005. 

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After passing out of Meadow Lane Lock onto the River Trent we went upstream. Approaching Trent Bridge.

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Victoria Embankment, Nottingham River Trent.

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Victoria Embankment and suspension bridge, Nottingham, River Trent.

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Victoria Embankment, Nottingham, River Trent.

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Looking back at Trent Bridge. Nottingham, River Trent.

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Nottingham, River Trent.

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The old Wilford Toll Bridge, now rebuilt as a footbridge.

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Wilford, River Trent.

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Wilford Church, River Trent. This was the shallowest section, depth only about 3ft 6ins.

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Wilford, River Trent.

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Clifton Bridge. River Trent. We turned just before the bridge as there are shoals beyond.

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Wilford, River Trent.

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Below Meadow Lane, we attempt access to the first lock of the Grantham Canal. River Trent.

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The Tidal River Trent. We are stuck on Normanton Sunken Island.

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The Tidal River Trent. Normanton-On-Sea!

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The Tidal River Trent. Normanton Sunken Island. Digging Earnest out.

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The Tidal River Trent. Normanton Sunken Island. Digging Earnest out.

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The Tidal River Trent. Normanton Sunken Island. After digging all we could Neil surveys the channel back off the sunken island.

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The Tidal River Trent. Normanton Sunken Island. Digging Earnest out. After this Neil takes a swim across the VERY narrow navigation channel. The water was very warm, due to the power station discharges?

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