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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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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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