Most of these are photographs that were found in a leather suitcase that had been under four feet of water for several days when my parent’s house was flooded in 1993. They were dried out but, needless to say, they are in not in their original state. I have put them together in small galleries for those who are interested in the history of the Westcountry trading ketches and also the history of Bude.
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Ceres of Bude was the oldest ocean-going Ketch on Lloyds’ Register in 1941. She used to fetch fruit from Spain during the Napoleonic wars. (The Countryman Vol XX111 No 1 1941)