Milford Haven


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Milford Haven

(ˈmɪlfəd)
n
(Placename) a port in SW Wales, in Pembrokeshire on Milford Haven (a large inlet of St George's Channel): major oil port. Pop: 12 830 (2001)
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But we got at last into Milford Haven, in Wales, where, though it was remote from our port, yet having my foot safe upon the firm ground of my native country, the isle of Britain, I resolved to venture it no more upon the waters, which had been so terrible to me; so getting my clothes and money on shore, with my bills of loading and other papers, I resolved to come for London, and leave the ship to get to her port as she could; the port whither she was bound was to Bristol, where my brother's chief correspondent lived.
A lifeboat, a rescue helicopter and a pilot vessel were all called to the sinking boat at Sheep Island, near Milford Haven harbour at around 2am.
From Milford Haven 18 sailors going to Bristol to join the South Sea whalers, three servants from Castle Hall (a mansion in Castle Pill, Milford Haven), one from Boulston, one from Picton Castle, three runaway apprentices of J Mathias the currier of Prendergast, a Mr George, a Mr Anderson and his eldest daughter, plus between 15 and 17 crew.
Murphy Oil is ready to exit British refining next month with the sale of its Milford Haven plant and retail assets to private equity fund Greybull Capital for over $500 million, sources close to the talks told Reuters.
NEWPORT, seeking a third title success in four years, were surprisingly bundled out of the Welsh Amateur Team Golf Championship at Milford Haven yesterday.
BIKES, bangers and buses are the normal mode of transport for students attending the Northern Racing College, but Annette Mason and Clare Milford Haven set a new trend last week, before they went through an assessment session as part of their preparation to ride in the women riders' charity race at Goodwood on Thursday.
Sarah - the Marchioness of Milford Haven - and City tycoon Michael Spencer, 53, are said to be besotted with each other.
He set out on his vessel, Midnight Oil, from Milford Haven, West Wales, on Saturday morning.
Allentown, PA-based Air Products will supply nitrogen for a new LNG import terminal under construction by Dragon LNG at Milford Haven, South Wales, UK.
Mr Wentworth-Stanley is the son of Lady Milford Haven, the former social editor of upmarket society magazine Tatler.
Mr Wentworth-Stanley, an accomplished polo payer, was the son of Lady Milford Haven, who was until recently the social editor of the society magazine Tatler.
SHARKING in the deeps off Milford Haven, in West Wales, is a thrilling experience.