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Wonderful old photos from the Museum of Ireland Flickr

These fabulous historical shots come from the National Library of Ireland on The Commons – a collection that’s well worth a bit of time, and not just for the boat and sea related shots. See also: Crewmen of British torpedo … Continue reading

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1908 Falmouth-built rowing boat White Owl is restored and back on the water

The 1908 15ft rowing boat named White Owl has been restored at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall. White Owl was built in Falmouth in 1908, by Jacketts Yard, which priced her at ten shillings per foot – one of Jacketts’ best … Continue reading

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Teignmouth and Shaldon Museum opens Morgan Giles exhibition ‘Launched in Teignmouth’

  A special exhibition at the Teign Heritage Centre is celebrating the people and work of the Morgan Giles shipyard from 1921 to 1968. The exhibition will be held at the Teign Heritage Centre from Friday 8th March to Friday … Continue reading

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