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Images of a vin d'honneur at the Town Hall for the arrival of the Eye of the Wind boat, which had returned to Jersey after an around the world journey for an expedition called Operation Drake, led by Lieutenant Colonel John Blashford-Snell and crewed by young adventurers including Lieutenant Colonel Blashford-Snell giving a speech [image A-C], Blashford-Snell presenting a plaque to the Constable of St Helier Peter Baker, which Mr Baker had originally presented to him at the start of the journey [image D-E], the Bailiff Sir Frank Ereaut talking to boat captain Mike Kichenside [image F-H, K-M] and the young adventurers on the ship with Adrian Troy [left] and Lieutenant Colonel Blashford-Snell [image Q-S] [from JEP 01/12/1980 p 1, 20-21].

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November 29th 1980 - November 29th 1980


Operation Drake
Eye of the Wind (ship)
Blashford-Snell, John, Colonel
Troy, Adrian
Baker, Peter Gorton, Constable of St Helier
Kichenside, Mike, Captain
Ereaut, Sir Frank, Bailiff of Jersey 1975 - 1985


Boats | Ships | expeditions | voyages | St Helier Harbour | Town Hall | parish halls | Vin D'Honneurs


23 35mm negative



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JEP Photographic Job Number 1980/6018


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