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Ship building at Essaouira, Morocco

         My recently married friends Eve and Ed Birch very kindly took these striking photos of a shipbuilding yard at Essaouira in Morocco, where they travelled for their honeymoon. Thanks for remembering us Eve and Ed!

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National Maritime Museum Cornwall devotes a big show to lighthouses and their keepers

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Relieving the shift on Bishop Rock Lighthouse 1969 (thanks to Gibsons of Scilly); Portland Bill Lighthouse, Dorset (thanks to Trinity House); a storm lashes Longships Lighthouse (thanks to Tim Stevens, image courtesy of Trinity House) Happy New Year! Lighthouses: … Continue reading

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