Brixham’s Lost Fleet

Brixham’s Lost Fleet

Ted Gosling recounts how he heard the story that Beer made Brixham and Brixham made the North Sea. He says that the first men to travel from Brixham were men of Beer, in their small boats. There’s no doubt that Brixham became the centre of 19th century sea fishing – there was once nearly 270 fishing vessels sailing from this port.
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