Andy Gilbert

My pages:

Page link: SUNSET AND MIST
SUNSET AND MIST
Who says Newhaven can't be photogenic!
Page link: LIFEBOAT FETE 2017
LIFEBOAT FETE 2017
Our Newhaven 'out and about'
Page link: S.S MAINE - SUNK IN 1917
S.S MAINE - SUNK IN 1917
Searching for relatives of the crew
Page link: PETER BAILEY MBE
PETER BAILEY MBE
We say farewell to a man who WAS Newhaven.
Page link: NEWHAVEN MUSEUM REOPENS FOR 2017
NEWHAVEN MUSEUM REOPENS FOR 2017
Lots of work has been done over the winter
Page link: TIDEWAY SHOWS AND CONCERTS
TIDEWAY SHOWS AND CONCERTS
A selection of programmes
Page link: MAID OF ORLEANS AND THE OLD SWING BRIDGE
MAID OF ORLEANS AND THE OLD SWING BRIDGE
Another classic photo from John Hendy
Page link: NEWHAVEN COUNTY SECONDARY SCHOOL
NEWHAVEN COUNTY SECONDARY SCHOOL
More from the photo collection of Sue Carnochan (Miss Butlin)
Page link: MORE BANANA BOATS
MORE BANANA BOATS
A dozen of them this time!
Page link: THE BEST OF NEWHAVEN CALENDAR 2017
THE BEST OF NEWHAVEN CALENDAR 2017
Supporting the Mayor's Charities
Page link: DAWN APPROACH
DAWN APPROACH
Still going strong at 95!
Page link: AN UNUSUAL TOW
AN UNUSUAL TOW
Meeching assists a stranded visitor
Page link: BUILDING THE NEW FIRE STATION
BUILDING THE NEW FIRE STATION
At the old Saxonholme site
Page link: TUG MEECHING MODELS
TUG MEECHING MODELS
And there were three!
Page link: A 2016 'FULL HOUSE'
A 2016 'FULL HOUSE'
A rare event in recent years, but I think we'll soon see more!
Page link: OUR NEWHAVEN OUT AND ABOUT
OUR NEWHAVEN OUT AND ABOUT
At the 2016 Lifeboat Fete
Page link: NEWHAVEN LIFEBOAT
NEWHAVEN LIFEBOAT
Returning from training exercise
Page link: MEECHING JUNIOR SCHOOL
MEECHING JUNIOR SCHOOL
Memories from a former teacher
Page link: A NEW MODEL OF THE MEECHING
A NEW MODEL OF THE MEECHING
A most generous gift
Page link: MORE CHARRINGTONS PHOTOS
MORE CHARRINGTONS PHOTOS
Down at the Drove - before Sainsburys!
Page link: TRANSMANCHE 'TWINS' TOGETHER AT NEWHAVEN
TRANSMANCHE 'TWINS' TOGETHER AT NEWHAVEN
Wednesday 30th September, 2015
Page link: A.A RAYMOND
A.A RAYMOND
The dredger that underwent major works at Newhaven in 1962/63
Page link: A 'NEW' FAST FERRY
A 'NEW' FAST FERRY
Maiden voyage from Newhaven - well, under this name!
Page link: PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 5
PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 5
More photos from the renowned photographer
Page link: NEWHAVEN-DIEPPE FERRY - FUTURE SECURED
NEWHAVEN-DIEPPE FERRY - FUTURE SECURED
Official news - 14/8/15
Page link: HARBOUR PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 4
HARBOUR PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 4
Railway ships laying up at the Railway Quay
Page link: THE TUG MEECHING COMES HOME!
THE TUG MEECHING COMES HOME!
Well, in model form, anyway!
Page link: ALL CHANGE!
ALL CHANGE!
Building work underway.
Page link: FISHING OFF THE BEAKWATER
FISHING OFF THE BEAKWATER
Hoping for a nibble!
Page link: ANOTHER 'FULL HOUSE' AT THE EAST QUAY
ANOTHER 'FULL HOUSE' AT THE EAST QUAY
Back when the port was busy!
Page link: MV BREST
MV BREST
But not where you'd expect to see her!
Page link: THE NEWHAVEN-DIEPPE CAR FERRY SERVICE
THE NEWHAVEN-DIEPPE CAR FERRY SERVICE
50th Anniversary, 1st June 2014
Page link: PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY 5
PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY 5
More harbour scenes from the well-known photographer and author.
Page link: COTE D'ALBATRE SAILS FOR DIEPPE
COTE D'ALBATRE SAILS FOR DIEPPE
A wet and windy departure
Page link: VILLANDRY AND VALENCAY
VILLANDRY AND VALENCAY
Archive movie footage.
Page link: A FLOCK OF SEALINK SHIPS
A FLOCK OF SEALINK SHIPS
How it used to be!
Page link: THE TUG MEECHING - A NEW CHAPTER BEGINS
THE TUG MEECHING - A NEW CHAPTER BEGINS
As Nore Crest - she is finally back at work.
Page link: VIGILANTS- OLD AND NEW
VIGILANTS- OLD AND NEW
Both here at Newhaven
Page link: ON THE BEACH!
ON THE BEACH!
Something like it used to be!
Page link: LIFE AT NEWHAVEN COUNTY SECONDARY SCHOOL
LIFE AT NEWHAVEN COUNTY SECONDARY SCHOOL
How it was in the 1960's - part 1
Page link: PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 5
PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 5
Vessels laying up at the Railway Quay
Page link: PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 6
PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 6
Meeching's regular day job
Page link: PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 7
PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 7
The Sitakund incident, October 1968
Page link: THE TUG MEECHING
THE TUG MEECHING
A potted life history, 1960 - 2015.
Page link: HARBOUR PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 4
HARBOUR PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 4
Shipping scenes from a famous photographer
Page link: HARBOUR PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 3
HARBOUR PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 3
Shipping scenes from a famous photographer
Page link: HARBOUR PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 2
HARBOUR PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 2
Shipping scenes from a famous photographer
Page link: TUG MEECHING - NOW NORE CREST
TUG MEECHING - NOW NORE CREST
Seen at Ramsgate, April 2013
Page link: HARBOUR PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 1
HARBOUR PHOTOS FROM JOHN HENDY - 1
Shipping scenes from a famous photographer
Page link: SNOW AT TIDEWAY
SNOW AT TIDEWAY
A cold snap in 1968
Page link: NEWHAVEN LIFEBOAT AND LIFEBOAT STATION
NEWHAVEN LIFEBOAT AND LIFEBOAT STATION
David and Elizabeth Acland by night
Page link: NEWHAVEN COUNTY SECONDARY SCHOOL
NEWHAVEN COUNTY SECONDARY SCHOOL
Some views from the mid 1960's
Page link: SCHOOL SPORTS
SCHOOL SPORTS
Newhaven County Secondary School
Page link: TUG 'ALERT'
TUG 'ALERT'
Newhaven's tug from 1898 - 1924
Page link: PARKERS - BUT NOT PENS!
PARKERS - BUT NOT PENS!
An old Newhaven shop
Page link: FETE DE NEWHAVEN 2012
FETE DE NEWHAVEN 2012
The annual street market
Page link: CON ZELO
CON ZELO
A former Newhaven regular.
Page link: MEECHING AND A NEW PAINT JOB
MEECHING AND A NEW PAINT JOB
The tug looking very smart.
Page link: UKD ORCA
UKD ORCA
Dredging the main channel
Page link: RON WOOLAWAY
RON WOOLAWAY
Sand dredger from the 1960's.
Page link: THE SEAJET
THE SEAJET
A very short-lived service in 1982.
Page link: TUG MEECHING
TUG MEECHING
A calm morning in 1997
Page link: SEAHAVEN FM 96.3
SEAHAVEN FM 96.3
Our really local radio station!
Page link: THE HARBOUR IN THE 90'S
THE HARBOUR IN THE 90'S
More memories of a working port
Page link: TIDEWAY SCHOOL FROM THE AIR
TIDEWAY SCHOOL FROM THE AIR
A view from 1998
Page link: MEECHING, SHE LIVES!
MEECHING, SHE LIVES!
Finally, some good news for the 52 year old tug
Page link: NEWHAVEN AND SHORT-SEA PASSENGER STEAMERS
NEWHAVEN AND SHORT-SEA PASSENGER STEAMERS
Comparative photos from the 1950's
Page link: NEWHAVEN CORMORANT!
NEWHAVEN CORMORANT!
Street (and harbour!) theatre comes to town - 16/7/2011
Page link: DANCE NIGHT AT THE FORT - 2/7/2011
DANCE NIGHT AT THE FORT - 2/7/2011
A touch of 1940's nostalgia
Page link: NEWHAVEN CUSTOMS OFFICERS
NEWHAVEN CUSTOMS OFFICERS
A retirement and some group photos
Page link: TS WORTHING ON THE SOUTH HARD
TS WORTHING ON THE SOUTH HARD
Emergency repairs
Page link: LISIEUX AND ARROMANCHES
LISIEUX AND ARROMANCHES
Photos - 'home and away'.
Page link: SEA CLOUD
SEA CLOUD
A very attractive visitor.
Page link: INCINERATOR - A BETTER DESIGN?
INCINERATOR - A BETTER DESIGN?
Now this would be spectacular!
Page link: DROVE PARK ARRIVALS 2011
DROVE PARK ARRIVALS 2011
The first of the season
Page link: ANDY GILBERT - JUST STARTING OUT ON MY CAREER
ANDY GILBERT - JUST STARTING OUT ON MY CAREER
My first ever press cutting.
Page link: DECEMBER SNOWS - 2/12/2010
DECEMBER SNOWS - 2/12/2010
Photos from an enforced day off!
Page link: COMPARATIVE FERRY SIZES - UPDATED
COMPARATIVE FERRY SIZES - UPDATED
My how you've grown!
Page link: FAREWELL SENLAC
FAREWELL SENLAC
The end of the line.
Page link: ARROW TYRES FIRE, JULY 1976
ARROW TYRES FIRE, JULY 1976
A major town blaze
Page link: EXCAVATING AUGUSTFIELDS
EXCAVATING AUGUSTFIELDS
Views from Elm Court, August 1988
Page link: NEWHAVEN BOYS CLUB MEMBERS
NEWHAVEN BOYS CLUB MEMBERS
A photo from the c1960
Page link: DARTS CLUB DINNER
DARTS CLUB DINNER
At the Ferryboat Inn, 1950's
Page link: MEECHING JUNIOR SCHOOL
MEECHING JUNIOR SCHOOL
Day Trip - Mid 1950's.
Page link: SEA DOGS - FRANK & BARRY GILBERT
SEA DOGS - FRANK & BARRY GILBERT
Father and son on the quay.
Page link: NEWHAVEN BOYS CLUB FOOTBALL TEAM 1951
NEWHAVEN BOYS CLUB FOOTBALL TEAM 1951
They have just won 3-2 against 'Bison'
Page link: NEWHAVEN BOYS SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM 1946
NEWHAVEN BOYS SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM 1946
An all-star (local) line-up
Page link: EASTSIDE MEMORIES 2
EASTSIDE MEMORIES 2
More Carnival Fun
Page link: EASTSIDE MEMORIES 1
EASTSIDE MEMORIES 1
Some Carnival Fun
Page link:
"YVONNE CUP NIGHT"
At the 'Engineer'. Late 1940's/early 1950's
Page link: EASTSIDE BEACH 1945
EASTSIDE BEACH 1945
On the beach with three Canadian Soldiers
Page link: PARFUMS CHRISTIAN DIOR
PARFUMS CHRISTIAN DIOR
Some Memories of the 1980's
Page link: POSTWAR CELEBRATIONS IN ROSE WALK
POSTWAR CELEBRATIONS IN ROSE WALK
VE and VJ Day parties
Page link: SOUTHERN RAILWAY HOME GUARD MEMBERS
SOUTHERN RAILWAY HOME GUARD MEMBERS
They've won a trophy.
Page link: DENTON FROM ABOVE
DENTON FROM ABOVE
An aerial view from 1964
Page link: THE CAR FERRY VILLANDRY
THE CAR FERRY VILLANDRY
A French postcard from the 1960's
Page link: AT THE OTHER END OF THE LINE
AT THE OTHER END OF THE LINE
Our ships in Dieppe
Page link: NORMAN ARROW PAYS A VISIT
NORMAN ARROW PAYS A VISIT
December 14th 2009
Page link: THE FIRST CAR FERRY TO USE THE RAMP, 1964
THE FIRST CAR FERRY TO USE THE RAMP, 1964
It wasn't quite how I remembered it.......
Page link: UNUSUAL FERRIES - AGAIN!
UNUSUAL FERRIES - AGAIN!
A couple of unlikely visitors.
Page link: LINE DRAWINGS BY ANDY GILBERT
LINE DRAWINGS BY ANDY GILBERT
Some of Newhaven's ships across the years
Page link: DROVE PARK, NEWHAVEN, 2009
DROVE PARK, NEWHAVEN, 2009
Ups and downs at the park.
Page link: MORE FULL HOUSES
MORE FULL HOUSES
Railway and East Quays both packed.
Page link: SENLAC WINS A RACE!
SENLAC WINS A RACE!
Part of her life after Newhaven
Page link: VALENCAY ENTERS THE HARBOUR
VALENCAY ENTERS THE HARBOUR
A sunny summer scene
Page link: AN UNUSUAL CUSTOMER FOR THE GRIDIRON
AN UNUSUAL CUSTOMER FOR THE GRIDIRON
A tanker visits in the early 1960's
Page link: THE DAY WE NEARLY LOST THE CHARTRES
THE DAY WE NEARLY LOST THE CHARTRES
Near disaster for the ferry - not once, but twice.
Page link: SLEEPY SWANS
SLEEPY SWANS
The Drove Park pair at rest.
Page link: RAF BOATS IN THE 60'S/70'S
RAF BOATS IN THE 60'S/70'S
Possibly the last two boats stationed here?
Page link: TUG MEECHING NEW EXHIBIT
TUG MEECHING NEW EXHIBIT
A life history in words and photos at the Newhaven Museum
Page link: PRE-WAR DANCE
PRE-WAR DANCE
Mid 1930's
Page link: DROVE PARK
DROVE PARK
10 January 2009, Frozen Lake
Page link: SENLAC
SENLAC
Still afloat and working in sunny climes!
Page link: FULL HOUSE OF FERRIES FROM VARIOUS ERAS
FULL HOUSE OF FERRIES FROM VARIOUS ERAS
Busy scenes at the quays
Page link: A DUTCH VISITOR
A DUTCH VISITOR
A salvage tug goes 'seeking', 1966
Page link: THE SEA ROVER INCIDENT
THE SEA ROVER INCIDENT
Stop or we shoot - no? OK! BANG!
Page link: WHEN A TUG RAN AMOK! - 1971
WHEN A TUG RAN AMOK! - 1971
And nobody seemed to know why..
Page link: THE DAY THEY SHOT AT THE BRIDGE!
THE DAY THEY SHOT AT THE BRIDGE!
A fiendish plot is revealed.
Page link: UPPER END OF THE HARBOUR
UPPER END OF THE HARBOUR
A packed early 1960's scene
Page link: SOUTH DOWNS, 2008
SOUTH DOWNS, 2008
Just moments away from home!
Page link: CAPTAIN FRANK GILBERT
CAPTAIN FRANK GILBERT
My Dad in the early 1960's
Page link: HARBOUR TUG FOREMOST 22
HARBOUR TUG FOREMOST 22
Moored at East Quay
Page link: THE DANZIG
THE DANZIG
Another Newhaven Tug
Page link: FALAISE - EARLY DAYS
FALAISE - EARLY DAYS
Before conversion
Page link: SWEEPING THE SEA!
SWEEPING THE SEA!
All is not as it seems.
Page link: DROVE PARK IN JUNE AND JULY 2008
DROVE PARK IN JUNE AND JULY 2008
More activity on the ponds
Page link: FISH FESTIVAL AND DIEPPE MARKET
FISH FESTIVAL AND DIEPPE MARKET
Saturday 7th June 2008
Page link: COLLIER 'KEYNES'
COLLIER 'KEYNES'
A one time regular at the North Quay
Page link: PRINCE OF WALES, 2008
PRINCE OF WALES, 2008
The pub in South Road
Page link: ELIM CHURCH, 2008
ELIM CHURCH, 2008
South Way, Newhaven
Page link: ST MARY'S CHURCH, 2008
ST MARY'S CHURCH, 2008
Tarring Neville
Page link: PARASAILERS OVER THE CLIFFS
PARASAILERS OVER THE CLIFFS
Just hangin' around!
Page link: BAPTIST CHURCH, 2008
BAPTIST CHURCH, 2008
One of Newhaven's town centre churches
Page link: HEIGHTON ROAD
HEIGHTON ROAD
Now and 'then'.
Page link: HAMPDEN ARMS
HAMPDEN ARMS
Pub in South Heighton village
Page link: WHAT A DIFFERENCE A WEEK MAKES!
WHAT A DIFFERENCE A WEEK MAKES!
Two 'spring' views
Page link: NEWHAVEN'S WAR MEMORIALS
NEWHAVEN'S WAR MEMORIALS
In memory of the fallen.
Page link: MORE AFS MEMORIES
MORE AFS MEMORIES
Frank Gilbert in the Newhaven AFS 1939-41
Page link: DROVE PARK, AVIS ROAD
DROVE PARK, AVIS ROAD
The resident wildlife.
Page link: LIFEBOAT CHANGEOVERS
LIFEBOAT CHANGEOVERS
Out with the old, and in with the new...Louis Marchesi, Keith Anderson & David and Elizabeth Acland
Page link: SEVEN SISTERS ARRIVES AT NEWHAVEN
SEVEN SISTERS ARRIVES AT NEWHAVEN
Views from The Fort - Good Friday 21 March 2008
Page link: FULL HOUSE!
FULL HOUSE!
A very busy North Quay
Page link: TUG
TUG "NORE COMMODORE"
Replacement for Tug "Meeching"
Page link: FERRY BERTH
FERRY BERTH
A busier view than normal....
Page link: RUSS CONWAY - NEWHAVEN FETE EARLY 1960s
RUSS CONWAY - NEWHAVEN FETE EARLY 1960s
Almost meeting Russ Conway
Page link: CARGO / CRUISE SHIPS
CARGO / CRUISE SHIPS
Visiting cargo and cruise vessels
Page link: S.S. SHIELDHALL
S.S. SHIELDHALL
An occasional summer visitor
Page link: DORA RIPARIA
DORA RIPARIA
An unusual visitor
Page link: STEAM TUG CHRIANIE
STEAM TUG CHRIANIE
A one time Newhaven regular
Page link: ST LEONARDS CHURCH
ST LEONARDS CHURCH
Denton Village
Page link: PHOTOS OF OUR FERRIES
PHOTOS OF OUR FERRIES
Over the years
Page link: HARBOURSIDE, FORT ROAD
HARBOURSIDE, FORT ROAD
Formerly the Sheffield Arms
Page link: FLYING FISH, DENTON
FLYING FISH, DENTON
Pub in Denton village
Page link: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
Tideway's Summer Production 1973
Page link: W D WATERWAY AT WORK, 1975
W D WATERWAY AT WORK, 1975
Dredging the harbour
Page link: SWING BRIDGES OLD AND NEW
SWING BRIDGES OLD AND NEW
Photos of old and new bridges
Page link: ANOTHER TIDEWAY MEMORY
ANOTHER TIDEWAY MEMORY
My last day at Tideway
Page link: CORMORANTS
CORMORANTS
Well hello, big brother!
Page link: TRANSMANCHE FERRIES
TRANSMANCHE FERRIES
Comings and Goings

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