Floods - a dip into our archives

Broad Street, Old Portsmouth, November 1978
Broad Street, Old Portsmouth, November 1978
Dressed in their best Number 8s working dress and black armbands are Jacky Jackson, Paddy Jordan, Tom Coleman and Stokes with Eddie Wardle kneeling in front. They were serving in HMS Ark Royal.

NOSTALGIA: Black day for navy as daily rum ration is scrapped

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It’s a picture that gives new meaning to the old song Roll Out The Barrel - and it shows that floods are nothing new.

The picture of a floating beer keg in Broad Street, Old Portsmouth was taken in November 1978.