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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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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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