Category Archives: Barges and wherries

Barges and wherries and other working boats originally for carrying cargoes

Broads holiday 1962

My thanks to Broadland Memories for this one.

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Aerial photos of Thames sailing barges

This gallery of aerial photos of Thames sailing barges from the 1940s is an interesting document – not least because it shows clearly how far barges in those days would travel, as can be seen from the shot of Kingston … Continue reading

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Red Sails or Sailing Barge – a short film on the British Pathé website

Sailing the Will Everard in 1947. My thanks to whoever spotted it (it came up on my Facebook and then disappeared… )

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