Oral history recording of David Carter of Blyth, Northumberland, recalling his experiences as a Foy boatman in Blyth Harbour.

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  • Interesting reading. My father was a foyboatman on the river Blyth. He is mentioned in the article when his boat was hit by an anchor. His name was Thomas Mallon McGowan or fondly known as Tarney.

    By Lynn Doherty (09/05/2017)
  • Many thanks for leaving your comment regarding your father, Thomas Mallon McGowan. I’m pleased you found the article interesting and informative.

    By Christine Wallace (30/05/2017)

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