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Local News
Weekly news brought to you by the Berwick Advertiser, Berwick's oldest established local newspaper.
 
Libraries, Museums and Records Offices
Scotland's national library contains millions of books, manuscripts and maps.
The home of Britain's national maritime collections.
Local records including shipping registers for the Port of Berwick.
Friends of Berwick and District Museum and Archive The Friends support the work of the Record Office and the Museum & Art Gallery in Berwick and their related interests across North Northumberland, from Beadnell to Wooler, from Belford to Norham.
The Berwick Borough Museum and Art Gallery includes some of the art works collected by Glasgow shipping merchant Sir William Burrell who lived at nearby Hutton Castle.
The regimental museum of the Kings Own Scottish Borderers located within Berwick Barracks.
 
Local Interest
Highly recommended site featuring a treasure trove of images from Berwick's past.
Local historian Jim Herbert looks back and answers questions on different aspects of Berwick's rich and fascinating past.
Official website of Berwick Rangers F.C., the only English team to play in the senior Scottish leagues.
 
Maritime History
The society promotes interest in all aspects of maritime history including research.
A history of sailing ships of the North West of England. Includes histories of vessels of the James Fisher Fleet that were built at Berwick upon Tweed.
A history of the sailing ships of the Royal Navy.
Ships and Shipping
'Live' shipping movements around the UK plus a members forum and gallery.
Comprehensive downloadable tug list created and maintained by Piet Van Damme.

Shipphotos

Ship photos including ferries, tugs and coasters.
A forum, discussion board and various galleries for all things related to ships and shipping including the fishing industry.
A comprehensive site with a photo database and forums covering ships from all over the world.
An online community for those interested in the fishing industry including a gallery of fishing vessels.
Trawler Photos is a online gallery of photographs and images covering everything to do with commercial fishing.
Founded in 1995 the Association is for anyone with an interest in old fishing boats. The link takes you to the Associations Facebook page.
Founded in 1951, the Air Sea Rescue & Marine Craft Section Club is open to all who have served in the Royal Air Force on marine craft in any of the recognized marine branch trades.
Dedicated to trawlers and trawlermen who worked out of the ports of Granton and Leith. The site includes a detailed index of vessels.
Site dedicated to the memory of those who sailed trawlers out of Milford.
A regularly updated site on the port of Newlyn. The gallery includes several photos of modified Berwick 'sputniks' that fished out of the port.
Website dedicated to Berwick Lifeboat containing photos, news, contact details and history.
Website featuring vessels pictured in the port of Berwick plus a history of the Tweed Dock.
A site for shipping enthusiasts covering ports between Berwick and Grimsby.
 
Art

This site hosts samples of work by the artist and illustrator Bryan Page as featured on the 'Early Yards' page of the Berwick Shipyard website.

 

Stay in Berwick upon Tweed
Site featuring a wide selection of Northumberland holiday cottages, flats and apartments including accommodation in the historic town of Berwick upon Tweed.
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