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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #60 on: Oct 15, 2014, 04:55 PM »
Hi Peter -

You are #1 on the list to refit QE2 Jigsaw 'Evening at Sea'.  You will be pleased when you see the colors in "real life".  They are just like your painting.  My photos are giving the jigsaw and the box an odd hue.

If you will e-mail or PM your mailing address, our QE2 (jigsaw) will be on her first North Atlantic passage and on her way to the moorings at your house.

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« Reply #61 on: Oct 15, 2014, 05:02 PM »
I shall e-mail you immediately.  :)
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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #62 on: Oct 15, 2014, 05:12 PM »
Hi Everyone -

When I arrived home yesterday from work, the tugs were just leaving my house, and the docking crew were making fast the last mooring ropes.  QE2 (Jigsaw Evening at Sea) greeted me with a mighty whistle blast !

Here are some photos.  The colors are much better in the jigsaw than those captured by my camera.  I was getting a reflection with the flash so took the photos in natural evening light.

June   :)

Brilliant news! Well done to Peter for painting it, and for all June's work in organising it. :)
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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #63 on: Oct 15, 2014, 05:32 PM »
Great, Peter, and thank you, Adam !

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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #64 on: Oct 20, 2014, 03:50 PM »
Our QE2 (Jigsaw 'Evening at Sea') left Dock 352 at my house at 10:00 on Saturday 18 October.

She picked up her pilot and left Old Mystic, CT, USA, at 12:31 on Saturday 18 October.

She fueled and provisioned at Springfield, MA, USA, and departed with pilot still aboard at 03:22 on Sunday 19 October.

QE2 (Jigsaw) arrived at New York, NY, USA, at 08:46 today and will soon depart on her transatlantic voyage.  She is currently boarding a few more passengers. 

Peter, please alert docking crew and puzzle crew to be on standby as she will come into sight in a couple of days. 

June   :D
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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #65 on: Oct 20, 2014, 09:30 PM »
Docking crew* were in fact alerted last week....  :D



*i.e. the internal postman at work
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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #66 on: Oct 20, 2014, 09:41 PM »
Very good, Peter !   :D

QE2 (Jigsaw) left New York at 14:24 this afternoon 20 October 2014.  She is moving fast these days and she should be in sight tomorrow or the next day.

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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #67 on: Oct 21, 2014, 09:05 PM »
Docking crew on immediate standby ! 

QE2 (Jigsaw) has just passed by Customs at 18:14 today !

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« Reply #68 on: Oct 21, 2014, 11:22 PM »
Would that be 18.14 US time or 18.14 UK local time?
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« Reply #69 on: Oct 22, 2014, 01:37 PM »
QE2 has arrived at an anchorage at my office and is currently awaiting a favourable tide ( i.e. going home time - 17.15 ) before moving into her berth at home.
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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #70 on: Oct 22, 2014, 01:54 PM »
Hi Peter -

Great news !!   :D  I trust she had a good voyage, and I am sure that she is very much looking forward to making her way to the moorings at your home on the appropriate tide.  (I do believe the 18:14 time of clearing Customs yesterday was UK local time.)  Please send photos !

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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #71 on: Oct 22, 2014, 10:55 PM »
Great news! :)
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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #72 on: Oct 23, 2014, 01:30 PM »
I started the jigsaw last night and yes, I have done photos of the progress so far.  If I get time I'll do more tonight.

So far I have done 100% of the edge, 99% of QE2 and 100% of the horizon line...  All that took about two hours in total.  :)
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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #73 on: Oct 23, 2014, 03:17 PM »
Awesome work, Peter !   :D  Keep up the good work as I am sure our QE2 is enjoying the attention (in proxy) being lavished upon her !

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« Reply #74 on: Oct 23, 2014, 11:32 PM »
95% of the reflections part of the sea done...  :)
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« Reply #75 on: Oct 24, 2014, 01:58 PM »
Excellent !   :D
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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #76 on: Oct 25, 2014, 11:43 PM »
I had no time yesterday, but I did get to do three hours on it tonight.

All water areas now 100% done; only the sky to do now!  :)

This jigsaw is "deliciously challenging" but as my progress indicates it is not so difficult as to be impossible to do.
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Re: QE2 Story Jigsaw "Evening at Sea" by Peter Mugridge
« Reply #77 on: Oct 26, 2014, 12:09 AM »
I'm impressed how quickly you've progressed! :)
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« Reply #78 on: Oct 26, 2014, 11:57 PM »
118 pieces remaining to do.........

Not sure if I'll get much time during the week, though.
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« Reply #79 on: Oct 27, 2014, 08:12 AM »
118 pieces remaining to do.........

Not sure if I'll get much time during the week, though.

Good to hear you are enjoying the construction process and looking forward to photos
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