Two Witches on show at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

¬† Boat Collection Manager, Andy Wyke with Witch of Worbarrow (front) and Witch of Weymouth (back).¬†Boat Collection Manager, Andy Wyke with Witch of Weymouth. Boat builder Ian Baird’s Witch of Weymouth replica of a Dorset crab and lobster boat is now on show at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, together with the 100-year old original … Continue reading “Two Witches on show at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall”

150 years of Falmouth Docks exhibition at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

The Cutty Sark under repair in Falmouth Docks in about 1930 British Realm, the first vessel to enter No 2 dry dock (Queen Elizabeth Dock) in May 1958; construction of No 4 dry dock 1928; dockyard worker cleaning sections of a tanker engine circa 1960; dockyard workers fitting new boiler tubes; major repairs to tanker … Continue reading “150 years of Falmouth Docks exhibition at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall”

Fishing in Cornwall exhibition

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Photos from the Fishing in Cornwall exhibition. Top, rogueish fishing crew at Mousehole, circa 1910, taken by an unknown photographer; a probably publicity photo of fishermen in heavy weather gear from Mevagissey in around 1920 shot by S Dalby-Smith; and fishermen ‘tracking’ or towing a boat out of the harbour by hand at … Continue reading “Fishing in Cornwall exhibition”