‘Isabella of Salcombe’, J. Evans Master, entering Smyrna, 1853. Smyrna was one of the principal ancient Greek cities in western Anatolia, now Turkey.

   

The South Hams Society warmly invites you aboard to hear the fascinating story of the merchant sailing ships of Salcombe and Kingsbridge in the 19th century, with particular reference to the famous fruit schooner ‘Isabella of Salcombe’

An illustrated talk by Roger Barrett (author of ‘SALCOMBE – Schooner Port’) will set sail at 7pm Friday 15th November from Churchstow Church Hall.

Passage tickets (entrance fee for charity*) – £3 on the door. Berths must be booked with ‘Purser’ Penny Fenton: 01548-561539 or, preferably, by email at: penny545@googlemail.com

 

*Salcombe Maritime Museum Tel: 01548 843 080 (opening hours only) info@salcombemuseum.org.uk

 

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