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Memories of Salcombe

Hi, the handsome young man standing on the far right of the picture is i am sure my late brother inlaw Ian cooper (rhino) I have the best memories a child could ever have living in Salcombe. and went back many times on holiday to spend with my late sister Ce.Ian and their children, Ian worked on the (...Read full memory)

As someone who was born in Courtenay Street, Salcombe in 1941, I have a fairly good knowledge of local people. The man on the extreme left of the picture in waders is Larry Prinn or Prynn, the one on the extreme right would appear to be Ian Cooper. I recognise the central man in the group- I think he may have been ? Distin (Eric Distin's grandfather).

This vessel was built by Messrs Craggs of Middlesbrough - launched 13th July 1895. 185 ft long - Gross tonnage 386 tons with full electric lighting. She ran a regular service across the Channel calling at Guernsey, Jersey and St Brieuc and was a well know tourist vessel in and around the Devon and Cornwall coast. The (...Read full memory)

I worked as Baker- Pastry cook at The Salcombe Hotel when Peter Ryder was the owner. It was a great job, the bakery had a lovely view over the estuary & I first worked with old 'Billy' Carter who was in his 70s then & always wore a cravat when he went down to 'Burners' Victoria Inn every day at opening time ! I made (...Read full memory)

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