Tag Archives: Bristol Channel

Shipping notes No. 197 (August).

Bideford Quay. No shipping since last issue. Bideford has a new Harbour Master, Capt. Paul Brown, who used to be a harbour pilot at Dover, and took over pilotage in the area following the retirement of Capt. R. Hoad. Yelland … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 196 (July).

Bideford. No shipping since last issue. Appledore. No news any orders. Yelland. No shipping since last issue. Bristol Channel Observations. 1/7 at 20.30 cargo vessel Medal, 4,950 tons d.w., owners Vizcaina de Navegacion Spain, inward bound for Cardiff. 2/7 at … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 195 (June).

Bideford Quay. No shipping at Bideford since last issue. Yelland Quay. No shipping since last issue Appledore. No news of any contracts for the shipyard. Bristol Channel Observations. 1/6 at 05.53 cargo vessel Sarah-B, 2,300 tons d.w., owners Sophie-B Schiffahrts … 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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