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The ferry queue no longer blocks Fore Street - it takes the road on the right down to a large waiting area by the river. The three men in white hats are probably 'Tiffies' - Artificers from the training establishment at HMS 'Fisgard', now closed.

Memories of Torpoint, Fore Street and Ferry Queue c1950

This photograph of Torpoint, Fore Street and Ferry Queue brings back memories of when I joined the Royal Navy at HMS Fisgard in January 1955. We were not allowed ashore, the term used on RN establishments and ships, during the first four weeks of our New Entry Period. When we were allowed out I well remember walking from HMS Fisgard down to the ferry, paying one penny as a foot pasenger, and then walking from the Devonport ...see more

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