The only reason Warrior survived is that the hull is just about indestructible , and was stripped for use as a floating fuel oil bunkering pontoon in Pembroke dock
( or was it Milford haven ? ) .
Come Mrs Thatchers Great Recession of the 1980s ( " A price worth paying " ) and they towed her up to Hartlepool , and put the unemployed to work on her to recreate the " Original " appearance , never have got done otherwise .
The ship I'd Love to see restored is HMS Caroline , the Jutland era light cruiser , presently fairly under-utilised and unavailable for viewing as an RNVR Drill ship in Belfast , N.Ireland .
" Relax ! No-one else is going to be fool enough to be sailing about in this fog ."