100 years ago in COUN­TRY LIFE

Septem­ber 30, 1916

Country Life Every Week - - Town & Country Notebook -

ABOUT the docks and har­bours it is quite like the old days again, with tall masts and fine spars stand­ing up over the high dock­side ware­houses and long bowsprits and booms with their rig­ging and gear point­ing, above a grace­ful fig­ure-head, over the dock walls and road­way. After long years of ne­glect and ill-us­age the Cin­derel­las of the Sea Ser­vice are com­ing to their own, re­born in the stress of war­fare and bear­ing in to the ports in our time of need.

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