Tag Archives: Bideford Quay

Shipping notes No. 173 (August).

In port – BidefordQuay. Theseus – (ex- Wilson Dundee); built 2009; flag Antigua & Barbuda: owners German; crew Russian & Ukranian; from Liverpool to Castellon; arrived 27/8, sailed 30/8; loaded 2,850 tons ball clay. Appledore. No news regarding reopening ship … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 172 (July).

Bideford Quay. Nothing since last issue Appledore. On Radio Devon on 3rd July, an early morning report that providing a contract is signed soon for building fishing vessels it is possible for the yard to reopen by October providing employment … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 171 (June).

Bideford Quay. No shipping at Bideford Yelland Quay. Deo Goria – 2/6 (2 trips), 3/6 (2 trips), 4/6 (2 trips), 5/6 (2 trips), 6/6 (2 trips), 7/6 (2 trips), 8/6 (2 trips), 9/6 (2 trips), 10/6 (2 trips), 11/6 & … 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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