The Kapok Landing Stage Mk I

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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

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

Pete Arundel
Pete Arundel

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

Simester
Simester

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

Ian
Ian

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

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