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Yellow Peril

Yellow Peril

From the brush of David Bray Yellow Peril This article, and others,  follow a series which Sea Breezes magazine is publishing, featuring David’s paintings, and the stories behind them. You can read the article text below As a kid in Great Yarmouth, the coasters of F T Everard were a familiar sight. There was always …

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Sea Breezes article - Saga Ruby

Saga Ruby

From the brush of David Bray Saga Ruby This article, and others,  follow a series which Sea Breezes magazine is publishing, featuring David’s paintings, and the stories behind them. You can read the article text below Delivered in 1973 for Norwegian American Line, and originally named “Vistafjord”, the “Saga Ruby” was the last ocean liner …

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Sea Breezes cover - Larpool

Larpool

From the brush of David Bray Larpool This article, and others,  follow a series which Sea Breezes magazine is publishing, featuring David’s paintings, and the stories behind them. You can read the article text below The “Larpool” was a tramp steamer built in 1924 by Pickersgill’s in Sunderland for Headlam & Sons of Whitby. She …

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Teapot

The Tale of “Teapot” First published in the NWT Journal, Spring 1989 by “Leveret” (David Bray) The wherry lay on the White Swan quay in the North River. Young Albert had been left aboard alone to keep ship while his dad was in the infirmary. He had come down with a cold during the big …

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Wherries - Breydon Water

Breydon Days

Breydon Days On 28th June 2019 “Albion” and “Maud” sailed in company across Breydon”.  I would guess that this was the first time in eighty or more years that two black-sailed trading wherries have been seen together on Breydon. I’d have given my eye teeth to have been there! Wherries at Breydon Those pictures reminded …

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