Tenby in old picture postcards

Tenby in old picture postcards

Auteur
:   E. Skone
Gemeente
:  
Provincie
:   Pembrokeshire
Land
:   United Kingdom
ISBN13
:   978-90-288-3205-3
Pagina's
:   80
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:   EUR 16.95 Incl BTW *

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29. A card by Frith of 1908 showing two boys displaying their catch of fish outside the Griffiths Temperanee Hotel in Quay Hill. The Temperanee Hotel is now the Plantagenet Coffee Tavem.

30. Boats awaiting repair in the sluice. There used to be a sawmill of the town-side of the sluice where timber brought from neighbouring sourees was sawn up and floated down into it through an opening which existed where the present slipway stands.

31. A Mortimer Allen' card showing the unloading of coal on the harbour. By the late eighteenth century coal brought in by road from Jeffreston and Saundersfoot was loaded at the then new wharf for shipment to various points on the Bristol Channel and elsewhere. The Caldey boat Firefly can be seen in the distance.

32. A crowd watehing Turbin driven naval torpedo beats in the harbour in 1915.

33. A peaceful scene taken of the harbour in 1914.

34. During the summer season fishing competitions were held on the Royal Victoria Pier. The competitions were very popular amongst both residents and visitors. This is a Mortimer Allen card taken in 1918.

35. The launch of the WilIiam and Mary Devey Lifeboat in 1902. The boat was a legacy of Miss Elloner Devey of Tunbridge WeHs and cost f.980. In its lifetime at sea it rescued 29 people from a watery grave.

36. Jack Hanson, Tenby lifeboat man in 1884 when cork life jackets were worn and lanterns carried.

37. The wreek of the Firefly which occurred during a storm on the night of 16th March 1916 when the small steamer sank at the entrance ofthe harbour. The Gratitude (M.2ΓΌ9) had not seen it in the darkness and ran into it breaking it up and afterwards colli ding with the jetty. The Firefly sank in twenty-five feet of water.

38. Mr. Fred Harris was the skipper of the Gratitude on the night it collided with the Firefly in the harbour.

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