Tag Archives: South West

Shipping notes No. 226 (January).

Bideford Quay. No shipping this month. Yelland Quay. No shipping this month. Appledore. Quorn and Atherstone still at shipyard. Bristol Channel Observations. 1/1 at 05.42 vehicle carrier Don Quijote, 28,142 tons d.w., owners Wallenius Wilhelmsen Oslo and Stockholm, outward bound … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 225 (December).

Bideford Quay. No shipping this month. Oldenburg returned on 17th from drydocking at Sharpness. Appledore. Quorn and Atherstone still at Shipyard. Yelland Quay. No shipping this month. Bristol Channel Observations. 1/12 at 15.43 vehicle carrier RCC Passion, 11,196 tons d.w., … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 224 (November).

Bideford Quay. Oldenburg sailed 8th and has gone to Sharpness for her annual drydocking. Severn Scimitar has been alongside Bideford Quay. Trinity House buoy vessel Mair arrived 28th and returned to her home base at Barry 29th. Appledore. Quorn and … Continue reading

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Check the bathing water quality between May & September.

Regular testing of water quality by the Environment Agency is now underway at 150 designated bathing sites across Devon and Cornwall. High standards of water quality at swimming locations are important for people’s enjoyment of beaches and other beauty spots … 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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