Tagged: maritime

AGM 2024 and Paddle Steamer talk (IA Section)

A talk “Challenges in Maintaining the Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle” by John Megoran The Kingswear Castle was built by Philip & Sons of Dartmouth in 1924 for service on the River Dart, following sister...

A talk about Trinity House (IA Section)

A talk entitled “Trinity House: the lighthouse and pilotage authority for England, Wales and Gibraltar” to be given by Captain David Parsons, a member of the Younger Brethren of Trinity House. Incorporated by Royal...

The Tudor Cattewater wreck (Plymouth Branch)

A talk by Martin Read (Maritime Archaeologist, University of Plymouth) about The Tudor Cattewater wreck: research and reinterpretation.  

Appledore Smuggling and Shipwrecks (Bideford Branch)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing David Carter, genealogist, director of Docton Court Gallery, and author of three books on Appledore’s history, presents: ‘Appledore Smuggling and Shipwrecks – The Truth’. We’ve all heard...

Cancelled: The Cattewater Wreck (Plymouth Branch)

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A talk The Tudor Cattewater wreck: research and re-interpretation by Martin...

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...