Wightlink's St Clare in Drydock No. 9, Portsmouth Harbour 09 July 2009. She was released later that day.
Decommissioned Type 42 destroyer Southampton undergoes strip-out alongside Victory Quay, Portsmouth Harbour 09 July 2009.
Wightlink's Fastcat Ryde on service (St Cecilia in the background) leaving Portsmouth Harbour 09 July 2009.
RFA tanker Brambleleaf is maneouvered into Victory Quay, Portsmouth Harbour 09 July 2009. In common with her sisters, she has a single hull. Due to the IMO phaseout of this type of vessel, she has been take out of service and is awaiting disposal (as has Oakleaf; Orangeleaf and Bayleaf currently remain in service).
"Sisters" Gwendoline P, SD Helen and SD Genevieve (SD Netley in the background) lying in Portsmouth Harbour 09 July 2009.
LD Lines' Norman Voyager outbound for Le Havre 09 July 2009. This vessel also maintains a weekly service from to Rosslare, Ireland and is a sister ship to the Scottish Viking running between Rosyth and Zeebruge.
MOD police launch Sir Geoffrey Rackham in Portsmouth Harbour 09 July 2009 (looks like they mean business?).
Solent & Wightline Cruises' Solent Cat (sister vessel to Ali Cat, on charter to Caledonian Macbrayne) in Portsmouth Harbour 09 July 2009. A bit different from Gourock -Dunoon!
Gosport Ferries' Spirit of Gosport waits to cross as Brittany Ferries' Mont St Michel leaves Portsmouth 09 July 2009.