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ADX/146: Aberystwyth Harbour


Acc. 482



Ref: ADX/146

Reference: [GB 0212] ADX/146
Title: Postcards, Photographs and Articles concerning Aberystwyth Harbour
Date(s): 1927 - 84
Level: Fonds
Extent: 17 items

Scope and Content

1-2. Postcards

1. The S.S. "Grosvenor" of Bristol leaving Aberystwyth harbour for Liverpool
n.d. 

2. The S.S. "Mons" sailing with a part cargo of zinc ore
March 1927

3-13. Photographs, accompanied by the depositor's explanatory notes

3. The "Clareen" alongside the main quay following her holing on entry into Aberystwyth harbour [photograph: The late A. J. Lewis] 
17 May 1927

4. The S.S. "Jerpoint" of Cardiff in Aberystwyth harbour, with the pleasure boat "Worcester Castle" alongside [photograph: the late A. J. Lewis] 
June 1930

5. The M. V. "Dagny" of Groningen, discharging a cargo of stone chippings from Trevor, North Wales, at Aberystwyth harbour [photograph: T. Merchant] 
May 1950

6. The M. V. "West Coaster" of London, owned by the Teifi S.S. Company of Cardigan arriving at Aberystwyth on her maiden voyage after construction in Holland
1938

7. The M.V. "Eldorita" of Chester with a cargo of stone chippings from Trevor, alongside the M.V. "Strijd" of Delfzijl, Holland, in Aberystwyth harbour [photograph: T. Merchant] 
May 1950. 

8. The last imported cargo arriving in Aberystwyth harbour in the M.V. Lady Sophia of London [photograph: T. Merchant] 
March 1953

9. Aberdyfi-based outward bound sea school's "Golden Valley" at Aberystwyth [photograph: T. Merchant] 
1950s

10. "Glas-y-Dorlan", built by the firm of Don Fullerlove [photograph: T. Merchant] 

11. Don Fullerlove with schooner to be launched into the Leri Estuary [photograph: T. Merchant] 

12. An attempt to float the schooner "Atlantic Clipper" before its launch at Aberleri boatyard, Ynyslas [photograph: T. Merchant]
January 1984

13. Aberystwyth harbour, June 1984: Boats assembled for the angling contest sponsored by the mid Wales Development [photograph: T. Merchant] 


14-17. Copies of articles by Mr. T. Merchant

14. "The Dutch Flag at Aberystwyth" 
12 September 1957

15. "A Life on the Ocean Wave" 

16. "Cardigan's last coaster goes to her grave" 

17. "Aberystwyth1s Harbour Trade", Ships monthly
February 1984
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