Awaiting the breakers

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Seen on the fo'c'sle  of HMS Implacable are Portsmouth Sea Rangers in 1937. Lord and Lady Baden-Powell are in the middle. 'Picture: Robert James Collection

NOSTALGIA: Legendary founders of scouting for boys and girls visit Portsmouth

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The ships’ graveyard that once defined the entrance to Portsmouth from the M275.

However, this 1972 picture of Pounds’s scrapyard, Tipner, was taken before the motorway was built. I can count 36 vessels ranging from submarines to barges.