UK: Falmouth ready for turn of tide. (1 of 2)

UK: Falmouth ready for turn of tide. (1 of 2) - Nick Hasell visits a port that seeks to broaden its horizons.

Nick Hasell visits a port that seeks to broaden its horizons.

Falmouth's pastel hotels and the vague tropicality of its palm-lined avenues betray little of the town's industrial origins. Yet before its role as riviera resort or retirement haven, Falmouth was an active seaport; before anything else, it still is. "Almost everybody in the town is related to somebody who works down here," attests Michael Deeks, director and general manager of Falmouth Docks and Engineering.

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