Tag Archives: Bideford Quay

Shipping notes No. 231 (June).

Bideford Quay. Waverly paid another visit to Bideford on 19/6 – two visits within one month, after an absence ot 40 years! She berthed at 16.00 and departed with a full load of passengers at 17.10.   Appledore. Quorn and … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 230 (May).

Bideford Quay. Friday 31st the Town welcomed the paddle steamer Waverley for the first time since the 1980’s. Everybody I spoke to could not remember the last time the vessel was in the port. She berthed about 12.40 and sailed … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 229 (April).

Bideford Quay. Oldenburg returned to Bideford 6/4. Appledore. Quorn and Atherstone still in shipyard. The tug Afon Alaw, owners Holyhead Towage co, to tow barge arrived approx 15.45 and sailed for Falmouth with barge at 18.23. Yelland Quay. Deo Gloria … Continue reading

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Wonky Conker.

The “Helping Hand”, which holds up the “Wonky Conker tree”, near Kingsley Statue on Bideford Quay, very nearly didn’t happen at all.  Some years before  its construction, it was decided to chop down the mature trees on the riverbank in … Continue reading

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – 4th June.

Monday 4th June 2012 will see Bideford marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a civic parade along the Quay followed by a family-friendly party in the park.  The parade, led by the Youth Pipe Band, will leave the Town Hall … Continue reading

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