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Hi All. I have had an enquiry at the Ludham Archive from a person who was on a hire boat which exploded and was burned out at Ludham Bridge in June 1970. She was a child them, but is looking for more information or anyone who remembers the incident.

It was reported in the EDP at the time and I have the press cuttings. The boat was Lady Laura from Martham Ferry Boatyard.

The family on board were unhurt and were helped by locals. I have yet to track any down.

It was a long time ago, but I wonder if any members have any information or remember the incident.

Nigel, Ludham Community Archive Group

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maybe a word with the man who had the boatyard at ludham bridge at the time

 i remember robert paul but does he go back that far, if so,  he is usually at the broads museum in stalham

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