Seafarers and the Sea EXHIBITIONChildren's Art Competition 8th - 13th July @ Plymouth Council House, Armada Way.90 pieces of artwork from local primary/infant school children Organised by MNWB South West, the exhibition celebrates Seafarers Awareness Week and the Dedication of the Merchant Navy Monument. Cattewater Harbour Commissioners are a main sponsor.
In order to prepare American troops for the 1944 D-Day Landings a US Naval Advanced Amphibious Base was established in #Plymouth. It was an extensive base which included maintenance and repair facilities at Queen Anne’s Battery - as seen in this image from The Box, Plymouth archives. #DDay75 https://twitter.com/theboxplymou…/status/1136336912858472449
We have some availability on our Oreston trot moorings for the current season These moorings are suitable for vessels up to 30' loa Please contact email@example.com for further details.
The Cattewater Wreck lies between Queen Anne’s Battery (Coxside) & Mount Batten. It was discovered after a dredger recovered timber and fragments of 2 guns in 1973. Survey and excavation work carried out between 1977 and 1978, suggested that the ship was a Merchantman, possibly Spanish, of 200-300 tons lost around the year 1530It was the first wreck designated under the Historic Wrecks Act of 1973 and the first wreck excavated and fully published by professionals in the UK