Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Remember the mystery object spotted at the Newhaven Fish Festival? Well, I've finally got a bit more information about it. It is, as was widely mooted, an aeroplane propellor, and it was netted by a local fishing boat off Peacehaven. The chap who found it put it on ebay as having come from a Spitfire, which drew forth a great deal of interest and expert opinion, and the general consensus now seems to be that it is actually from a Hawker Tempest. All this information cames from Len the welder, next to whose workshop on the quayside the object currently resides. So now you know as much as I do - quite possibly more, in fact.