Talk: Sailing Pilots of the Severn Sea
A talk by Professor Bob Parfitt
SATURDAY 8TH JUNE
Building on his family experiences of pilots on the Severn Sea, Bob will talk about the development of pilotage, sailing pilots and their pilot skiffs on the Severn from suggested origins until their demise in the mid-19th century with the advent of steam pilot boats.
Venue: the Newport Medieval Ship Centre, Estuary Road,
Newport NP19 4SP (www.newportship.org for directions)Back to Events