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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Where can I buy fresh fish? - here's where!

Here are the best places to source your fish online, some locally, some nationally - there's sure to be a supply of fresh UK fish being sold somewhere near you!
Fresh fish sales across the UK from Fish on Friday
Fresh fish either delivered or available in your area - mainly the South west from Plymouth initiative, Call4Fish.
Fresh fish from all over Cornwall - from the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide - many fish supplied direct from the fishermen!
If you need to know more any of these organisations are only to willing to help - if you want to be included or just want to know where to buy fresh fish near you!

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Buy a piece of history for £1!

Historic Fishing Vessel For Sale
£1 price, preferably to someone willing to restore the vessel.

The Excellent under skipper Mervyn Mountjoy leaves Newlyn bound for the classic working boat festival in Brest 1992
Illustrated tour round the boat

Excellent is a wooden fishing vessel.

Built: 1931

Registered length: 23.18m

Currently in Newlyn, Cornwall

The owner is willing to give this vessel to someone who might restore her, for the sum of £1. Contact judithevapiper@wstevenson.co.uk if interested.

See further details of this vessel on the National Register.

The boat has an amazing history which includes clandestine service (yet to be fully researched) during the second World War in Norwegian waters when she was loaned from Stevensons to the Admiralty. Read the full story here: