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John Chanceffor 'Easter[y Jlaze

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During the Blockade of Brest in 1803-05, the frigate Endymion and other vessels have been relieved fro m their ro und-the-clock vigilance off the French port and would normally take on stores in Cawsand Bay. The weather having been fro m the south 'd, they opted for the peaceful anchorage of Torbay, but a change to a force six easterl y, producing conditions known locally as "easterl y haze," has exposed them to the hazard of a lee shore. They will possibly face a couple of hours of hard sailing to beat out of the bay. Image size: 17.5" x 25.5 "; sheet size: 23" x 30.75"

Coasting

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The Tamar barge Shamrock, with her boat in tow, stands across Start Bay, Devon, near the mouth of the river Dart. Shamrock was built in 1899 and had unusual features including a pair of drop keels. Her principal cargo was fertilizer and she later sailed in the stone trade. Having been abandoned as a hulk, she was eventually full y restored. Image size: 14" x 22.5"; sheet size: 19.25" x 28.5"

Spring Ticfe ~reigfit

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John Chancellor lived on and sailed a Thames barge fo r eleven years. Here he has shown a typical creek in Essex or Suffok where barges could only reach on a high tide. The grass would be swamped in the areas called Saltings, and to prevent the barges going agro und "withy sticks" were placed to aid navigation. Image size: 10.5'' x 14.5"; sheet size: 16.25" x 20" ~1--

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