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Rescued crew of Ceres

Oswald Jeffery and Walter Ford where rescued when the Ceres foundered.

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Pictured in 1920, this is the Ceres raising sails preparatory to getting under way from the quayside in Bude.

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Wild Pigeon

The ketch Wild Pigeon leaves Bude harbour with assistance from the hobblers, who used to row lines from a ship to posts, so that she could warp (winch) herself forwards. The Wild Pigeon was eventually wrecked under Summerleaze cliffs in 1904, after being swept out of the locks when a […]

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Taken on 25th September 1941, the ketch Veteran lies in the lower basin of the Bude canal.

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The crew of the Traly

The crew of the Traly shown in the late 1930’s: F Clark, W Ford, Alfred Petherick and O Jeffrey

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Traly 1940’s

The Traly – Petherick’s replacement for the sunken Ceres – in the lower basin of the canal in the 1940’s.

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Traly entering Bude

The Traly comes into Bude, past Summerleaze beach, in the 1940’s.

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Traly in the lower basin

The Traly alongside what used to be Vivian’s warehouse in the lower basin of the canal, Sampson’s boat hire featuring prominently.

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Stucley 1920’s

The ketch Stucley in the harbour in the 1920’s.

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