Strong south westerly today, with driving rain, so thought I would don my sou'wester and oil-skins. plus waders! and venture down the docks. I should find most of the small Sailing Coasters sheltering today, so will try and find all the ones going to coastal ports beginning with 'C'
CARLISLE "Eden" ~ master William Little "Rosina" ~ master John Carlisle Agents: Liverpool - William dowson, 4 north end Dry Dock. Carlisle - John Wilson CARLISLE "Robert Burns" ~ master Thomas Geddes "Ellen" ~ master Anthony Glover "Mina" ~ master John Wright "Curwen ~ master Jonathan Thompson Agents: Liverpool - John Frith Carlisle - J. M. Head CARLISLE : GROCERS' UNION SHIPPING COMPANY "Miss Douglas" ~ master Francis Carruthers "Nancy" ~ master Robert Carruthers "John" ~ master Thomas Boyd "Crown" ~ master William Rae Agents: Liverpool - Beaumont & Downing, 9 east side Dry Dock, and 64 Strand Street. Carlisle - Ralph Pickering CAERNARVON "Elizabeth" ~ master Owen Williams "Boadicea" ~ master Griffith Jones "Pentir" ~ master Thomas Williams "Queen Charlotte" ~ master John Jones "Princess Amelia" ~ master Owen Lewis "Happy Return" ~ master William Lloyd Dry Dock, & Prince's Dock basin. CHESTER "Sandycraft" ~ master William Hughes "Frodsham Trader" ~ master J. Hughes "Hopewell" ~ master Robert Williams Agents: Liverpool - Thomas Parker, 15 James' Street and J. Frith, Dry Dock. CONWAY "Mary Anne" ~ master Robert Roberts "William" ~ master James Russel Dry Dock. COLERAINE "William Little" ~ master Colin McLean Agent: John Frith, Dry Dock. CORK "Anna Maria" ~ master John Lloyd "Apollo" ~ master James Davison "Oulton" ~ master William Evans "Vigilant" ~ master D. Lloyd "Turtle Dove" ~ master W. Meyrick "Autumn" ~ master J. Davies Agents: Liverpool - John Huntington, 159 Park Lane. Cork - George Bickerton & Co.. CORK "John" ~ master Edward Pugh Agents: Liverpool - Orford & Son, 20 Mersey Street, Old Dock.
That's the end of the 'C's, and I'm soaked to the skin! To crown it all, the sun's come out ~ you can't win. Going home to put my feet in a basin of hot water with mustard in it. I will then think about doing a bit more tramping round the streets looking for relatives! You might spot some as well.