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Shipping notes No 176 (November).

Bideford Quay. The Oldenburg sailed about 07.00 13th for drydocking at Sharpness. Appledore. No further news regarding the reopening of the shipyard. Possibly an announcement prior to the General Election on the 12th December? Yelland Quay. No shipping since last … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 175 (October).

Bideford Quay. Nothing since last issue. Yelland Quay. Nothing since the Deo Gloria in June. Appledore. No news since that last reported (27th September). Bristol Channel Observations. 2/10 at 12.59 cargo vessel Eastern Vanquish, 3,577 tons d.w., owners Eastern Shipping … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 174 (September).

In port – Bideford Quay. Celtic Crusader – (ex- Scorpius ’98, Lamego ’13); built 1994; flag Cardiff; owners British; crew Polish & Ukrainian; from Brombrogh Wall (Mersey) to Castellon; arrived 26/9, sailed 27/9; loaded 2,860 tons ball clay. Yelland Quay. … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at Richmond Dock, Appledore.

Work progresses on the recycling of old vessels  –  photos Norman Hardaker. (Compare with our September article here ).

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“Matthew” calls at Bideford – 6th March.

These photos, taken by “Buzz” shipping correspondent Norman Hardaker, show the “Matthew” as she visited Bideford on 6th March to take on stores. “Matthew” is a replica of the caravel used by John Cabot for his 1497 voyage from Bristol … Continue reading

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