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Greentrad

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Re: Kentish Hoy
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2012, 18:36:59 »
Thanks guys,

Great Pics - Has anyone got any information on or pictures of the Whitstable Regatta from the 1792 to 1830s? I have come across a couple of newspaper reports but neither mention the hoys that I am interested in and there are no illustrations. I'd love to know the names of the boats that took place after 1792 and who won the silver cup etc.

Pierre  :)

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Re: Kentish Hoy
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2012, 11:09:17 »
Theres a half decent pic on here
http://www.margatelocalhistory.co.uk/Pictures/Prints-London_Publishers-2.html

Scroll right down page its the last image under Margate Shipping category.

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Re: Kentish Hoy
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2012, 09:49:51 »
Hi Pierre,

Not found any pictures of those vessels in particular, but I found pictures of hoys in general.

The vessel to the right of the pier in this painting 'A View of Margate Pier in 1819':



Aboard the Margate Hoy in 1785



Margate Pier as seen from Hazardous Row



A model of HM Hoy Hayling c. 1760

"I did not say that the French will not come, I said they will not come by sea" - Lord St Vincent

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Kentish Hoy
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2012, 00:26:05 »
Has anyone got a decent picture of a Kentish Hoy of the type used c.1790-1830 especially the Thomas & Stephen or the Canterbury, both vessels sailed between London and Whitstable.
Thanks,
Pierre  :)

 

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