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Porthmadog ships

Emrys Hughes

Porthmadog ships

by Emrys Hughes

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Published by Gwasg Carreg Gwalch in Llanrwst .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEmrys Hughes and Aled Eames ; with additional notes by John Alexander
ContributionsEames, Aled, 1921-, Alexander, John
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE566.S3 H83 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination512 p. :
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24500094M
ISBN 101845271416
ISBN 109781845271411
LC Control Number2010534161
OCLC/WorldCa416231653

papers regarding & Capt. Edward Roberts & family regarding Porthmadog ships comprising 1, master's competence certificate, ; 2, account book with J.P. Jones, draper, ; 3, account book of the Ebeneezer of Porthmadog, - service merchants ships ownership insurance: XM//1. Portmadoc Harbour and Garth, c WALES - SEPTEMBER A photographic view of ships in Porthmadog Harbour, North Wales, with Garth Hill beyond, published by Francis Bedford & Co. Bedford () was a prolific and well-respected photographer, best known for his numerous topographic and architectural views of Britain.

The Ffestiniog Railway was set up by an Act of Parliament in and built to carry Welsh slate from the hillside mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog down to the coastal port of Porthmadog where it was loaded onto ships. The route was cleverly designed so it was all on a gradient and the trains could just run downhill using gravity.   North Wales restaurant review: The Australia, Porthmadog Porthmadog ships didn’t carry slates to Australia. High Street, .

The line was constructed between and to transport slate from the quarries around the inland town of Blaenau Ffestiniog to the coastal town of Porthmadog where it was loaded onto ships. The railway was graded so that loaded wagons could be run by gravity downhill all the way from Blaenau Ffestiniog to the port. The empty wagons were hauled back up by horses, which Terminus: Porthmadog. Tonnes of slate were carted from the Ffestiniog mountains to the new harbour at Porthmadog to be exported around the world. As well as wharves and warehouses, several ship-building yards sprung up alongside the quay to satisfy the demand for cargo vessels and Porthmadog soon became as famous for its magnificent ships as it was for its slate.


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A comprehensive and detailed gazateer of the wooden sailing ships - coastal and Porthmadog ships book - that sailed from the North Wales port of Porthmadog. Intertwined with the lists of ships are chapters on Porthmadog as a maritime community, on the ships and their builders, and on the seamen, with further studies on representative vessels.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Ill. on lining papers. Includes index. Description: pages, leaf of plates, 60 unnumbered pages of. Porthmadog developed as a famous port later in the nineteenth century when it began exporting the slate produced at the quarries in Ffestiniog and Llanfrothen to roof houses in the expanding towns and cities in England and all over the world.

By more than a thousand ships carrying overtons of slate left Porthmadog. Shipbuilding Over three hundred ships were built in the district – In the early days small coastal smacks were built on beaches at various places on the Glaslyn and Dwyryd (Traeth Mawr and Traeth Bach). The largest in this period was the “Gomer” a Snow/Brig.

When Porthmadog came into being in ships were built. Porthmadog Harbour A former slate port, with a tricky harbour bar, on which too many ships came to grief. Consequently the Porthmadog topsail schooners were some of the best ever built - they had to be, to enter and leave a harbour in a nasty lee corner of Cardigan Bay.4/5(64).

Ballast Island. Because exports from Porthmadog exceeded imports many ships arrived at the port in ballast.

In when the “Rotten Tare” (where South Snowdon Wharf is today), the original dumping ground for ballast, was levelled at 18 feet above low water, a new site had to be found and a sandy site east of the Glaslyn was utilised. Porthmadog Ships by Emrys Hughes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

In order that Emrys Hughes's gazetteer of Porthmadog ships (compiled thirty years ago when there were still many survivors of the age of sail about Porthmadog) should be made available to a wider public, the Gwynedd Archives Service invited Aled Eames, the eminent maritime historian, to edit Emrys Hughes's manuscript.

A former slate port, with a tricky harbour bar, on which too many ships came to grief. Consequently the Porthmadog topsail schooners were some of the best ever built - they had to be, to enter and leave a harbour in a nasty lee corner of Cardigan Bay.

Usual collection of s 4/5(64). Porthmadog ships: ISBN () Hardcover, Gwynedd Archives Service, Ship master: The life and letters of Capt. Robert Thomas of Llandwrog and Liverpool Buy Porthmadog Ships First Edition by Hughes, Emrys, Eames, Aled (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). 🎶This week (11th feb ) It's The Ship Porthmadog - All welcome - Starts pm.🎶 🎶🎵🎻🥁🎸 31/01/ TREAT YOURSELF TO A GRILL NIGHT 👌Location: 14 Lombard St, Porthmadog, LLAP. 29 Jan - We have several different apartments on South Snowdon Wharf in Porthmadog - some overlooking the harbour and some looking out to the beautiful Glaslyn estuary.

See more ideas about Snowdonia, Ground floor and Relaxing holidays pins. About Porthmadog Maritime Museum The maritime museum, situated in the last remaining slate shed on the harbour, has a large collection of artifacts depicting the seafaring activities of the area - the development of the port, the shipbuilding, the ships, and the lives of the seafarers.

Hello there is a book by Aled Eames which is a gazeteer of ships which sailed from Porthmadog; I'm sorry I don't have a copy but i'm sure if you contact Robert the owner of the website below he will help you - he has made a massive amount of research about.

Buy Porthmadog Ships by Emrys Hughes, Aled Eames from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: ^Hughes E and Eames A () Porthmadog Ships, Gwynedd Archive Services, County Offices, Caernarfon p ^ Hughes E and Eames A () Porthmadog Ships, Gwynedd Archive Services, County Offices, Caernarfon pp ^ Hughes E and Eames A () Porthmadog Ships, Gwynedd Archive Services, County Offices, Caernarfon pp ^ Hughes E and.

"This compact first floor apartment for two is beautifully situated on a development of similar properties on South Snowdon Wharf in Porthmadog. Originally the site of the slate wharves from where slate from the local quarries would be sent on ships all over the world nowadays it is a peaceful private estate from where you can watch the world go by.

The living area and balcony /10(6). Book publications. Bibliographic information augmented from British Library catalogues: Ships and Seamen of Anglesey, – Studies in Maritime and Local History,c.

; Porthmadog Ships, with Emrys Hughes, ; Llongau a llongwyr Gwynedd,in English: Ships and Seamen of Gwynedd, ; Meistri'r Moroedd, ; O Bwllheli i bendraw'r byd: .Y Gestiana was the name of an book on the history of nearby Borth-y-Gest by the writer, printer and pharmacist R Isaac Jones ().

The name was applied to a three-masted schooner, built inand again to the last ship built in Porthmadog.Porthmadog Maritime Museum This museum has come on a lot since I last wrote about it.

It is in expert hands, has enthralling displays, and describes the life of the sailing boats that took Ffestiniog Slate to the ends of the world/5().