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“Royal Yards aloft…”
4 months ago

“Royal Yards aloft…”

On the return to Lynn of a large Whaler, after an Arctic voyage From The Lynn Advertiser, 1872

As is generally known, in that day (c.1820) there were what were …
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South Lynn’s Maritime Industry on The River Nar
5 months ago

South Lynn’s Maritime Industry on The River Nar

By  •  South Lynn

It’s about Shipbuilding, Nelson’s Fllet, Friar’s Fleet, the Blubber Houses, Royal Yards aloft… And all that

South Lynn boatyardshttps://goo.gl/maps/45M4RrvgrZhBQS9X9

Lost Boats found in Boal Quay
6 months ago

Lost Boats found in Boal Quay

it’s a map

Boal Quay is formed of a loop in the River Nar, a tributary off the River Great Ouse, on the south side of King’s Lynn in …
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A whale, lost in Lynn, 1842
7 months ago

A whale, lost in Lynn, 1842

“… an enormous whale, which had apparently fallen asleep…”

An anonymous account of a whale in King’s Lynn’s water

LynnWhale-Story-1867

Port of Kings Lynn 11th April 1867 Some …
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Notes on the Arctic Whale-Fishery from Yarmouth and Lynn
7 months ago

Notes on the Arctic Whale-Fishery from Yarmouth and Lynn

Thomas Southwell FZS V-P

From Norfolk & Norwich Naturalists’ Society, 1908

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Aitkin…  A Jacobean family affair
7 months ago

Aitkin… A Jacobean family affair

William Atkin, Mayor of King’s Lynn. Image: Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk

John Atkin’s name is on a blue plaque outside the Greenland Fishery …
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