Blog > March 2019

Historic Steamship open to the Public on Sunday 7th April 2019

Posted on 22/03/2019 by Anne Budd

Visitor on Freshspring

The Steamship Freshspring, alongside at Bideford Quay, officially opens to the public on Sunday 7th April 2019. With on board activities, Freshspring makes an ideal, cost effective family attraction with the sights, sounds and smells of a working steamship.  Our volunteers have been working in all weathers to get her looking great for her visitors,…

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Our Chairman as guest speaker at the Steamboat Association AGM on March 2cnd 2019

Posted on 22/03/2019 by Anne Budd

SBA AGM 2019 JP Guest Speaker

John Puddy was guest speaker at The Steamboat Association (SBA) AGM on the 2nd March. The event is a major occasion in the SBA calendar with around 100 people attending. The SS Freshspring story started with SBA in 2010 when their newsletter included a piece about a steamship being scrapped. The ship in question was SS Freshspring. We know the rest!

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