The Kapok Landing Stage Mk I

As a follow on to the bridging post that showed the Kapok Assault Bridge for use over streams and small rivers.

British science made some dreadful bloopers when they were give free reign to design during WWII. Some such as P.L.U.T.O. worked well, others such as “Kapoc Landing Stage MkI” and “Giant Panjandrum” didn’t!

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Gareth Jones
Gareth Jones
January 6, 2012 6:41 pm

The “one man beach stretcher” looked reasonable… could it be used to carry supplies as well?

Pete Arundel
Pete Arundel
January 6, 2012 6:46 pm

Aquatow looks like something the extreme sports fraternity would go for . . .

Simester
Simester
January 6, 2012 7:42 pm

Love the sarcastic commentary. “…or maybe they just ran out of kapok”.

Ian
Ian
January 9, 2012 12:48 pm

The great Panjandrum once had a starring role in Dad’s Army- one of my favourite episodes