Tagged: maritime

Visit to Fremington Quay and Torridge Estuary (IA Section)

The visit consists of three related activities: 2.00 pm: Guided walk around Fremington Quay, looking at lime kilns, old railway sidings, Fremington dock, a visit to the interpretative centre (old signal box). The leader...

Plymouth and District Branch report: 2018

Our February talk, entitled ‘The Western Channel Observatory’, was given by Dr Tim Smyth of the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML). The Western Channel Observatory is an oceanographic time-series and marine biodiversity reference site in...

Who Sank the Mary Rose? (History Section)

A talk by Peter Marsden, D.Phil., FSA. (archaeologist, speaker and author) The Mary Rose was one of Henry VIII’s main warships. There were important connections with the South West and Devon in particular; many...

“To Sail No More” (Axe Valley Branch)

An illustrated talk by Ron Howell of the South West Marine Archaeological Group, “To Sail No More” – the story of a West Country Ketch. Entrance donation £1.00 for DA members and £3.00 for...