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Historical Database - BRISTOL CHANNEL - United Kingdom
Pockett's Bristol Channel Steam Packet Company
Evolved out of the shipping activities of Captain Walter Pockett and later his sons James, William and Henry and provided a summer service out of Swansea, serving Ilfracombe and Weston. After its construction in 1898, Mumbles pier was also served

Operated until the First World War, when by then they only possessed PS Brighton, which was requisitioned for war service by the Admiralty.  P and A Campbell took over responsibility for services after the war ended. 

Lass of Gowrie
Princess of Wales (1842-)
Henry Southan (1845-)
Princess Royal (1850-)
Lord Beresford (bought second hand in 1852 and operated until 1861)
Collier (1879-1888)
Rio Formoso (1887-1888)


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