More of David Campbell’s photographs from his 1968 holiday on the Broads
Langwith Avocet moored at Oulton Broad Yacht Station. The Wherry Hotel can be seen in the background.
Another view of Oulton Broad from 1968 with the Wherry Hotel and Mutford Lock to the left.
Looking across the cruisers moored at Oulton Broad, towards the old Maltings.
Approaching the Berney Arms Mill in 1968. Believed to have been built c1870, the mill was originally constructed to grind cement although was used for draining the surrounding marshes in later years.
A closer view of the Berney Arms mill which was obviously undergoing some restoration at this time.
Breydon Water pictured in 1968.
Another photograph taken whilst crossing Breydon Water.
Malthouse Broad and the busy staithe at Ranworth in 1968.
St. Helen’s Church at Ranworth in 1968.
David Campbell, pictured centre, with two crew mates aboard Langwith Avocet in 1968. Note the infamous Watneys “Party Four” beer tin!
The Ferry Inn at Horning which had been rebuilt after suffering a major fire in 1965.
Cruising on the River Bure, approaching Swan Corner at Horning in 1968. The Swan Hotel and parish staithe can be seen on the right.
The Swan Hotel at Horning pictured in September 1968.
The last of David Campbell’s photographs from 1968 shows the River Bure at Belaugh in 1968.
The next collection of photographs were taken by Terry Baldrey during 1964 and 1965. The family hired cruisers from Richardson's yard at Stalham, Terry later began working at the yard from the late 1960s on. My thanks to Terry for the detailed information on the boats featured which accompanies the photographs.
A779 “Highlander 1” from Richardson's moored at Wroxham in 1964. The boat was built by Freemans at Beccles.
S880 “Dazzling Waters” from Fowlers of Oulton Broad, pictured on the River Bure between Wroxham and Horning in 1964.
B620 “Tweedledum” from Richardson's of Stalham, also taken on the River Bure between Wroxham and Horning.
W505 “Crusader 7” from Richardson's pictured leaving the Ferry Inn at Horning in 1964.
The chalet “Quiet Crest”, owned by F.B. Wilds at Horning, with members of the Baldrey family seated outside. This chalet apparently featured on the cover of the Hoseasons 1967 brochure.
Terry Baldrey and Ronald Rudkin fishing at Woods Dyke in Horning in 1964.
T672 “Fleetway 5” from Richardson's, moored at Potter Heigham in 1964.
T264, Powles “Star Glory 2”, also moored at Potter Heigham in 1964. Herbert Woods Broadshaven yard can be seen in the background.
T330 “Valentine 2” also moored at Potter Heigham. Valentine was designed by Arnott Fowler and was built and operated at this time by John Linford at Neatishead.
Y559 “Captain 8” from Brooms of Brundall, pictured on the River Bure at Acle Bridge in 1964.
A204 “Vesta 2” from Landamores of Wroxham, seen here on the River Bure near Acle Bridge.
Ludham Bridge, also pictured in 1964, as one of Powles “Star Premiere” class of cruisers, B500, makes it’s way through.
Richardson's yard at Stalham pictured in 1964. From left to right are one of Jenners of Thorpe “Gay Muskateer” class, then A936 “Caprice”, T346 “Broadsventure 3”, and B581 “Walrus”.