Tag Archives: Bideford Quay

Shipping notes No. 206 (May).

Bideford Quay. 18th Tug Goliath alongside Bideford Quay. She then sailed for Yelland, and subsequently standby duty at Lundy. Appledore. Al Avocet believed due to leave 2nd June. Yelland Quay. Deo Gloria arrived from Liverpool to commence dredging on 12th. … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 205 (April).

Bideford Quay. No shipping to report this month. Appledore. Al Avocet still in building shed at Appledore. Yelland Quay. Goliath moored at old oil berth. Bristol Channel Observations. 1/4 at 12.03 container vessel MSC Hong Kong, 66,686 tons d.w., owners … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 204 (March).

Bideford Quay. Goliath still alongside at Bideford Quay. Yelland Quay. No shipping. Appledore. Inyanga Entsha sailed from Appledore at 09.10 8th, for Falmouth. The dredger Al Avocet, 2,700 tons d.w., arrived at Harland and Wolff’s yard at 08.45 23rd (this … Continue reading

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Wonky Conker.

The “Helping Hand”, which holds up the “Wonky Conker tree”, near Kingsley Statue on Bideford Quay, very nearly didn’t happen at all.  Some years before  its construction, it was decided to chop down the mature trees on the riverbank in … Continue reading

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – 4th June.

Monday 4th June 2012 will see Bideford marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a civic parade along the Quay followed by a family-friendly party in the park.  The parade, led by the Youth Pipe Band, will leave the Town Hall … Continue reading

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