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1960s Photo Gallery

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More of John Turner’s photographs from the 1960s

Beccles Yacht Station 1966

B345 “Broad Wave III” moored at Beccles Yacht Station in 1966. This three berth cruiser was 25ft in length with an 8ft 6in beam and, like Kingfisher, was also powered by a Morris Vedette petrol engine. The cost for a week’s hire in 1966 was between £7 10s and £13 10s per person depending on the time of year.

Helm of Broad Wave 1966

The helm and controls of Broad Wave III, also pictured in 1966.

Thorpe St Andrew 1966

Broad Wave III and Kingfisher II moored at Thorpe St.Andrew in 1966. Once again, the ex-admiralty MGB “Morning Flight” can be seen in the background.

Stracey Arms 1966

The view from the Stracey Arms mill in 1966. Kingfisher and Broad Wave can be seen in the centre of the photograph.

Motor Cruiser Star Glory 2 in 1967

In 1967 John Turner took two cruising holidays on the Norfolk Broads, the first being in July on T264 “Star Glory II” from Jack Powles & Co. Of Wroxham which is seen here moored in Fleet Dyke at South Walsham. The 29ft centre cockpit Star Glory class slept three with two single berths in the fore cabin and a single settee berth in the aft saloon. The original hire invoice for this holiday shows that the hire fee for two weeks was £92 15s with additional charges of  £3 18s 11d for diesel, £1 6d for oil and £1 10s for the garaging of the family car. A copy of that invoice can be found within the Boats & Boatyards category of the Paper & Ephemera section of the archive.

Stary Glory II in 1967

Another photograph of Star Glory II moored at South Walsham in 1967.

Star Glory II helm & controls 1967

The helm and controls of Star Glory II, also pictured in 1967.

Perkins 4107 engine

Star Glory was powered by a Perkins 4107 diesel engine, as seen above in 1967.

Coltishall 1967

Star Glory II pictured at the Anchor Hotel moorings at Coltishall in July 1967.

Ferry boatyard Horning 1967

Star Glory II at the Ferry Boatyard in Horning, photographed by John Turner in July 1967.

Star Glory II at Horning in 1967

Another photograph of Star Glory II at the Ferry Boatyard in Horning from 1967.

Neatishead Staithe 1967

John Turner rowing a dinghy at the end of Neatishead staithe in 1967. In the background is the Neatishead boatyard, with two of their Ocean 30 class of motor cruisers moored alongside.

Stalham 1967

Captioned as having been taken at Stalham in 1967 with what looks like the bow of B70 “Queen of Light” seen on the right.

Potter Heigham 1967

Potter Heigham, also pictured in 1967. The footbridge at the entrance of  the Broads Haven (Herbert Woods) boatyard can be seen in the background. In the foreground is A867 which was Herbert Woods “Spotlight”.

Cruising on the River Thurne in 1967

This looks like it was taken on the River Thurne and was captioned as being a family cruise from Potter Heigham to South Walsham.

Star Glory at Oulton Broad in 1967

Star Glory II moored in Collins Pleasure Craft dock at Oulton Broad in July 1967 - the old maltings buildings can be seen in the background.

On the River Waveney 1967

John Turner stands at the helm of Star Glory II whilst moored on the River Waveney in July 1967.

Coaster on the River Yare 1967

A passing coaster photographed on the River Yare in 1967.

Thorpe St Andrew 1967

The last photograph of Star Glory II, seen moored at the River Green, Thorpe St.Andrew in 1967.

Loch Shiel 1967

In October 1967, John returned for another holiday on the Broads, this time on T309 “Loch Shiel” from J.Loynes and Sons of Wroxham. This quirky looking 2 berth cruiser was one of the four “Loch Invar” class of motor cruisers which were 26ft in length. Hiring in October meant that the boat could be hired for a total cost of just £20 18s for a week as this was classed as being the “Bonus” rate period in Blakes 1967 brochure. During the peak weeks of the summer months that cost doubled to just over £40 per week.  

Loch Shiel of Wroxham 1967

Roger pictured onboard Loch Shiel at the Ferry Inn moorings in Horning during October 1967.

Womack Staithe 1967

The last photograph from John Turner’s collection shows Loch Shiel moored at Womack Staithe in October 1967.

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