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Harbour 1890

Dating from 1890, this shows the schooner Annie Davey and the lifeboat, probably out on practice.

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Watersports in the canal 1910’s

A well dressed crowd watch watersports in the canal upper basin in the 1910’s; in the distance the chimney of the steam laundry.

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Lifeboat Day 1910’s

A large crowd watch water sports in the upper basin of the canal one lifeboat day in the 1910’s; on the left the lifeboat is on display outside its boat house. The swing bridge in the centre was constructed in 1906 and lasted until 1962, when it was replaced by […]

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Lifeboat Day 1898

A large crowd watch the activities of Lifeboat Day at the lower basin in 1898. Falcon bridge still has the old construction; the railway bridge over the river is built but it appears that the railway line has not yet reached the wharf.

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