Candy the elephant makes a sweet spectacle at port

Candy the elephant being loaded on to the Isle of Wight car ferry at Old Portsmouth in March 1959
Candy the elephant being loaded on to the Isle of Wight car ferry at Old Portsmouth in March 1959
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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

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Meet Candy the elephant.

It’s March 1959 and she was being enticed aboard the Isle of Wight car ferry on the Broad Street, slipway in Old Portsmouth, watched by an amused crowd.