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The BBA gets a new website

The Boat Building Academy folks down at Lyme are proud of their new website, and promises much more regular photos on the build diaries. I hope they don’t get glue on their precious cameras! The new website has improved boat … Continue reading

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Herring drifters at Great Yarmouth in the 1950s

  This is how it was at Yarmouth in the 1950s before the heyday of the herring fishing ended. More great pictures from Jack Harrison and a little to read can be found here.  

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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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