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I'm still interested, but I can wait if anyone else in the UK is also on the list as I have lots to deal with at the moment.
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Thanks for your kind comments and patience!! Its taken longer than I envisaged to get around to having it made but I think it'll be well worth it!!

My other half Shelagh has indicated she would still like to be the first so the current list is as follows:

(1) Shelagh
(2) June
(3) Isabelle
(4) Peter

And of course anyone else wishing to be added!!

Cant wait for this one to set sail!!

Gav  8)

This is our list for Gav's QE2 jigsaw, and I think Lachlan also wants to be added to the list.  My name can be moved down in the list after the UK shipyards.   :)
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Looking at this list, maybe Peter could be the first to give it a go?

In this way, QE2 could cruise European shores first, before undertaking a transatlantic. As for me, I am still working hard (though intermittently) on "Evening at Sea".

More photos to come soon!

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Thanks for the comments folks,

If Peter is still up for the challenge I will get her crewed and ready for her maiden voyage!!

Peter could you please PM me your postal address sir?

Thanks

Gav

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Consider it done, and thank you.
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QE2 has docked in Epsom; the parcel was waiting on my desk when I got to work this morning. :)

Assembly will probably start at the weekend.
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Great news that dredging was accomplished at your shipyard in time and that docking crew were on hand to receive QE2 (jigsaw).  Refit crew is assembling as we speak !!   ;D
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Hi Peter -

Just wondering if your refit crew is assembled and awaiting the order ?

All the best !

June.  :)
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Still hoping to start at the weekend; first have to get my new main computer sorted - that's been built now ( personally built by the CEO of Sentiaglobal )and will be delivered and installed tomorrow by the same man.  This machine will have a seriously high level of virus protection on it - the same software as used by computers that handle Government top secret work and it will have a one click process to carry out a full external back up with weekly prompting to do so.
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Hi Peter - Your new computer sounds aewsome ! Will it have any art graphics programs available on it ?  June  :)
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If you mean like Photoshop, yes.

First priority, however, will be to re-load my photos from the back up CDs.  Unfortunately it'll take a bit longer to recover the other files as it means waiting for a decrypting solution to be developed, however that's not as hopeless as it sounds...  Might still take some considerable time, though.
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Thanks, Peter, and it does sound as though you will have quite a job in getting everything loaded onto your new computer.  Is it a more powerful computer in addition to having the additional virus protection ?
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Yes June, for a start it's got a capacity of 1Tb.... It seems to be working well; this is my first visit to the forum on it - but I suggest we should continue this in another thread as we are more than a few degrees off course for this one now aren't we?! :)
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Yes, a bit off course indeed.  But do you think QE2 (jigsaw) will mind ?    ;D
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Probably not.

The jigsaw is now about a third done...  photos will of course follow later as previously.
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Thank you very much, Peter, for your progress report on QE2's (jigsaw) refit.  One third done - it does indeed sound like her refit is going splendidly !   :)
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Progress will be slower during the week, however, through a lack of time.  Hopefully come the weekend - which is a four day one this week thanks to a couple of Bank Holidays - I will be able to get it finished.

Maybe we should start to consider where she will sail to after Epsom?
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Hi Peter -

Thanks very much for your report on QE2's refit.  Four day weekend - that is great especially in view of the work going on in your shipyard ! 

I definitely want a go at fitting together QE2 (jigsaw), but she should complete her rounds of the UK yards before doing a Transatlantic.

June   :)
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The jigsaw is now about half finished....
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