Friday, 11 May 2018

New lighthouse in Margate in 1953, Älva 3-masted schooner in Ramsgate and about another 50 photos taken today

Margate Lighthouse rebuilt after the previous one was washed away in the1953 storm

Here is the link to the rest of today’s Ramsgate photos

Built at the Lödöse shipyard next to Gothenburg in Sweden in 1939 as a 3-masted schooner with Bermuda rig, used as a sailing cargo vessel. Lengthened in Bremerhaven, in 1951. Converted to a charter vessel between 1989-1997.

A fair amount of local history among the books we put out today here is the link to the pictures of them

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