The Lie of the Land

Some details of a number of the ships beached along the River Severn at Purton

by Judy Chorley

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Photo:The Stroudwater barge Abbey, built by Joseph Barnard, of Gloucester, in the foreground, with the Shamrock, a former sailing schooner, the Guide of Weymouth, built in 1854 by Holman and Kelly, Dartmouth, taken by the former River Catchment Board Officer and local marine historian.

The Stroudwater barge Abbey, built by Joseph Barnard, of Gloucester, in the foreground, with the Shamrock, a former sailing schooner, the Guide of Weymouth, built in 1854 by Holman and Kelly, Dartmouth, taken by the former River Catchment Board Officer and local marine historian.

taken by Fred Rowbotham in 1956

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