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Shipping notes No. 144 (February/ March).

In Port – Bideford Quay. Fehn Caledonia – (ex – Rhine Express, 2014); built 2013; flag Antigua; owners German; crew Latvian, Ukrainian, & Russian; from Avonmouth to Castellon; arrived 7/3, sailed 10/3 ; loaded 2,350 tons ball clay. Appledore. The … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 143 (January/ February).

In port – Yelland Quay. Arklow Resolve – built 2004: flag Rotterdam; owners Dutch; crew Russian; from Glensanda to Avonmouth; arrived 13/1, sailed 15/1; discharged 4,700 tons chippings (this was the largest cargo ever discharged or loaded in the Taw/ … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 142 (Nov. ’16/ Jan. ’17).

In port – Yelland Quay. Welsh Piper, 12.12.16 and 17.12.16. In port – Bideford Quay. Oldenberg returned to Bideford about the 23rd December, following her annual drydocking at Sharpness. At Appledore. Arco Dart, 29.11.16. Bristol Channel Observations. 21.11.16 at 07.40 … Continue reading

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Laver.

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

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