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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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Exmoor Pony Centre – autumn.

News from the Exmoor Pony Centre, Ashwick, Dulverton TA22 9QE. We have had a very busy summer with families on holiday boosting visitor numbers and activity days on every Thursday throughout August. Children have enjoyed seeing behind the scenes by … 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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