Tag Archives: Bristol Channel

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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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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