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Shipping at Bideford. Oldenburg was due to sail from Bideford 14th November for drydocking at Sharpness, but it has been delayed due to faulty lock gates at Sharpness. Shipping at Appledore. The launch of the LE George Bernard Shaw is … Continue reading
In port – Yelland Quay. Nataly – (ex- Blue Dragon, 2016); built 2007; flag St. John’s, Antigua & Barbuda; owners German; crew Polish & Ukrainian; from Glensanda to Rotterdam; (arrived 12/9), berthed 18/9, sailed 19/9; discharged 3,500 tons chippings. This … Continue reading
In port – Yelland Quay. Deo Gloria, 20/7, 21/7, 22/7, 23/7 (2 Trips), 24/7 (sailing delayed due to problem). It may be of interest to readers that this vessel will have performed 10 voyages to Yelland. She is loading at … Continue reading
As promised in last month’s Buzz here is the poem about Appledore written by George Douglas Warden (father of Audrey Jones of Bideford) , who was wounded and lost his sight in World War One. (Contributed by Audrey’s daughter-in-law, Eleanor … Continue reading
Photos from Owen Vaggers. In the paper edition of November’s “Buzz”, we published this – Two photographs of the V.E.Day Celebrations, 1945, which took place at the bottom of Pitt Hill, Appledore . I cannot remember all the the names … Continue reading
Bideford During the course of building operations on the Bideford Long Bridge some sections of oak were discovered,evidently part of the older portion of the Bridge constructed nearly 300 years ago. Although black with age they are in perfect preservation. … Continue reading
Wealth Dream Shattered. When Captain Geoffrey Newbold, formerly of the Royal Marines, and Commander Frank Worsley R.N.R., formerly Captain of ‘The Quest’, Shackleton’s Polar Ship, set sail in the ‘George Cochran’ from Appledore last summer with three Appledore men, Messrs … Continue reading
Photographs taken at Richmond Drydock on 11th December. First two photos – disassembly of the ‘Bryher’ has now been completed. The nearly-finished vessel on the right is the ‘Annaliese’, and only the ‘Silver Harvester’ appears mostly intact. The ‘Monkleigh’ will … Continue reading
Work progresses on the recycling of old vessels – photos Norman Hardaker. (Compare with our September article here ).
On Thursday 6.9.2012 Richmond Drydock, Appledore, came back into action as a working dock with the arrival of the beam trawler ‘Anneliese’ crossing over the sill on her final voyage to be broken up. She had been towed from Penzance, … Continue reading
Dear Editor, Further to September’s BUZZ WORD re Reeds Cafe, as a member of the Reed Family I can give you more information! Albert Reed was the son of Alfred (my great-uncle) and Esther Reed who owned the Baker’s Shop … Continue reading
I am not suggesting that you rush out onto the foreshore to start collecting and make your own Laver, but it shows you the lengths mothers generally went to, to feed their families. If you were to accept the media … Continue reading
One hundred years ago Appledore Disasters Appledore was thrown into a state of grief on hearing that the schooner Agnes was lost and that Captain George Cawsey and his son Alfred of Appledore were both drowned. The Rival, sailed by … Continue reading