River Pageant Album - 2nd June
Some pictures from the PLA's River Pageant Album for Saturday 2nd June 2012.
The first vessels gather in the early morning mist to lock out of West India Dock and travel to their overnight moorings ready for the River Pageant
The lock gates open and the first boats are away
Setting a course for the Pageant moorings in Barn Elms Reach
PLA chief harbourmaster David Phillips on board the PLA RIB Gunfleet monitors the situation
PLA harbour service launch Southwark ready to escort another batch of Pageant vessels from West India Dock
PLA harbour service launch Barnes at the lock entrance
Another group of Pageant vessels leaves West India Dock
PLA harbour service launch Southwark leads the vessels up river
Sea Cadets launch 55 Trinity 500 dinghies at Putney ready for the Pageant
Pageant vessels being moored at Barn Elms Reach.
Mooring work continues as each batch of vessels arrives
The new Royal Barge Gloriana, which will lead the Pageant
Pagaeant vessels make for a colourful scene at their overnight moorings