Boat race on an 'Amble Feast' day, 1930's.
    The 'Amble Feast' was a traditional day of celebration held on a Sunday in August, and brought many visitors to the town.
   Buildings visible on the 'north side' include on the right a small cottage occupied by the Stewart family, one (or both) of the small buildings in the centre will be for the Amble (North) Rocket Apparatus Equipment. Two unidentified dark coloured buildings on the right. All of the buildings are long since gone.
   A couple of lighters are moored on the north jetty, possibly still present as wrecks on the mudflats a few hundred metres upstream.
 

 
 
(below) North Jetty. Another photo taken a few seconds later.
Paddle Tug Ayr moored alongside a lighter, with the bucket dredger Coquet Mouth behind. The three Colliers are probably the Bondicar, Chevington and the Hauxley.

 

 
 

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