Tagged: maritime

Eyes along the Coast (Bideford Branch)

Martin Wilson presents “Eyes Along the Coast- 25 years of the National Coastwatch Institution”. In 1994 when two fishermen lost their lives off the Cornish coast below a recently closed Coastguard lookout, local people...

Visit to Teignmouth Docks (S Devon Branch)

A rare opportunity to see inside this dockyard that is not normally open to the public. Stout shoes will need to be worn. Places will be limited to 15. Please register with the organiser...

Visit to Devonport Naval Heritage Centre (Plymouth Branch)

A two-hour guided tour of Devonport Naval Heritage Centre. From Park Avenue, Devonport go to the far SW corner of Granby Way and follow the signs to the Heritage Centre. There is no charge,...

Atlantic Telegraph Cables (IA Section)

A talk by John Dike who will describe attempts to establish telegraph communication between Britain and America from 1858 onwards, and include demonstrations of some of the problems of early telegraphy and the challenges...

Life between the tides (Tavistock Branch) – cancelled

An illustrated talk by Dave Herdson who writes: “We all see the shore when the tide goes out but what happens when the waves come in? Hunters strike through the algae, strange tales of...