Awaiting the breakers

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The Kings Theatre where a rally for members from the southern region of the Post Office Workers' Union was held

THIS WEEK IN 1971: ‘Meeting in Southsea backs postak strike’

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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.