Welcome to the website for the Torbay & East Devon Branch of the World Ship Society. Here, you will find information about the society, and specifically the branch, as well as useful information about the shipping scene in South Devon.

The branch meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Alice Cross Centre in Teignmouth. Meetings start at 19:30 and usually feature a talk on a maritime subject; all are welcome.


This section contains details about the branch, and the society in general. It contains contact email addresses, as well as full details of previous and upcoming meetings.

Local Information

This section contains information about the three ship spotting locations in the area, Teignmouth, Torbay and Dartmouth.


This is a list of links to websites that may be of interest. New - this now includes a collection of AIS sites


This website is intended to advertise the activities of the World Ship Society, Torbay & East Devon Branch. It is not intended to be a source of commercial information, and whilst every attempt is made to provide accurate information, no responsibility can be accepted by any party related to this website for any kind of damages caused through innaccurate or incorrect information. Copyright of all photographs on this website remain with the original photographer, and reproduction is not permitted without written permission.