Rye Harbour

Views from the Ypres Tower

Views from the Ypres Tower

Thanks to Clive Sawyer for permission to use his photos. On the balcony of the Ypres Tower are direction maps to help you understand what you are looking at: Romney Marsh?  the River Rother?  Rock Channel?  former shipbuilding sites?  the nearest wind farm? Rye Harbour? Camber? Dungeness?  France?  Here are some of the views.  Come … read more …

First posted in Featured, Rye Town History, Ypres Tower Posts on 8th March 2015
Last updated: 11th March 2015
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Shipbroking

Shipbroking

by Jo Kirkham, based on a talk given to Rye Local History Group by Mr Don Bentley in 2004. The Story of Seacon Don Bentley moved to Rye in 1972 and established Freight-Express Seacon , based first at the Custom House at 7 High Street, Rye, in 1974. The firm later moved to Market Street, … read more …

First posted in Maritime Rye on 6th October 2012
Last updated: 2nd December 2012
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