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    Welcombe Mouth

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    25 June 1918

  • Bomb unit comb wreck

    Welcombe Mouth

    Bomb unit again comb wreck after AA shell cases are washed up 17th May 1968

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    A naval bomb disposal unit from Plymouth visited the North Devon beauty spot, Welcombe Mouth, to comb for the third time the wreck of the Norwegian vessel "Sjophina".

    The rusted reamins of the ship, which was driven on the rocks at the north end of the Mouth in 1944 are uncovered only a few times each year at low water of high spring tides.

    6 pom-pom shell cases and a machine gund shell case were picked up by the squad during the couple of hours

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  • 25 June 1918


    25.6.1918 Welcombe

    The Wesleyan Sunday School anniversary was conducted by Mr F Rogers, of Woolsery. The attendance was very good, the chapel being crowded in the evening.
    On the following Thursday a pubic tea was provided for children and visitors. Mrs Dennis and Miss D Oke presided at the tables, assisted by Misses E Ward, B Oke and A Oliver. Mr C Howard presided at the evening meeting. The scholars recited admirably, and Rev P Callier’s practical and instructive address was much enjoyed. Mr C Hedden gave the report of the school, also stating that Mr M Gay, of Merthyr Tydvil,

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