21st October 2009: Glasgow

... and Number 7 on the Glasgow to do list, attend the launch of a ship that Jo's Dad worked on ...
Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender
Launch of H.M.S. Defender  work on the next ship which will be launched next year Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender  model ships Launch of H.M.S. Defender  model ships
Launch of H.M.S. Defender  Jo and I at the launch Launch of H.M.S. Defender  Craning for a view!  ... see what I did there? ;) Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender
Launch of H.M.S. Defender  Before launch Launch of H.M.S. Defender  Royal Marines Commando display team ... looks like they are being led by Ford Keirnan! Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender
Launch of H.M.S. Defender  I think she's  slightly  overdressed ... either that or I'm way, WAY, under! Launch of H.M.S. Defender  The Waverley passes in the background, after bringing the VIPs to Govan Launch of H.M.S. Defender  Lady Julie Massey wife of Second Sea Lord Sir Alan Massey, who launched the ship Launch of H.M.S. Defender
Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender  .. and off we go ... (the ship and the balloons! ;) Launch of H.M.S. Defender
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Launch of H.M.S. Defender  H.M.S. Defender fireworks Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender
Launch of H.M.S. Defender  Jo's Dad at the launch of HMS Duncan Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender
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Launch of H.M.S. Defender  H.M.S. Defender in the dock all ready for Jo's Dad checking the weight ... Launch of H.M.S. Defender  .. and Jo's Dad ready for the off :) Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender
Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender Launch of H.M.S. Defender  Defender sword and shield!