Tag Archives: Sailing ship

Full sail on choppy seas

The Windrush, shown here in glorious full sail on choppy seas, was brand new when my father’s Uncle Johnny was apprenticed on board at Bristol docks.  The ship was a three masted barque, built in Sunderland in 1891 and registered there in … Continue reading

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The Glance of Swansea at Hobart Australia – with men from Dinas aboard

This wonderful, undated* photograph was taken at Hobart, Tasmania and was found in Dinas Cross but the identity of the Master and crew is not known. A Captain David Thomas born 1854 in Dinas Cross was Master of the Glance … Continue reading

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Help needed. Can you tell us anything about this sailing ship?

One of this blog’s followers, to whom I am probably related, would love to know more about this ship. The picture hung in her grandparents’ house in Brynhenllan  for as long as anyone can remember but nobody in the family … Continue reading

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