Shepperton to Staines. Monday 18 July 2011
Royal Swan uppers in Shepperton lock
All the uppers and the Queen's Swan Warden and crew
Vintner's Swan Marker The Sovereign’s Swan Marker David Barber. The feathers show they have already upped a swan
The skiffs are hired but they uppers have their own oars - these are for Vintners Royalty
And the blue for Dyers Royalty
Dyers Swan Marker (left) and Sovereign’s Swan Marker David Barber
All six boats are going to head down the backwater as the Swan Warden has just called 'Swan Up'
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