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● 1000 I rang one of D.M.B.C.’s friendly lockkeepers who although it was out of his area rang Centralshires area. They said that it was the first that that they had heard of the problem and would send a contractor urgently.


● 1230 we, the 10�� boat passed through just as the contractor arrived!!


But what of the Flinders you may ask. Their boat had a very long fore deck and Derek decided that it


should be an excellent platform from which to partly demolish the tree.


He pressed ganged a team who with nail scissors, carving knives, bolt croppers an a lucky bow saw savaged the foliage, branches and two 7 inch diameter boughs to leave a passage the width seven feet wide plus four coats of paint for us to get through.


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