Ipswich Ship Launch

Ipswich Ship Launch

North East, 52.04623,1.1647

closed 2010

opened victorian

Shiplaunch Rd, IP3 0AX

grid reference TM 171 433

The pub can be seen on this OS town plan from about 1800 (larger map).

old OS map

The Ship Launch has also been listed historically as being in Cliff Road.

For many years it was the closest pub to the Cobbold brewery. It finally closed for good late in 2010 after a long period of sporadic opening and closure.

For several years afterwards it was a Chinese restaurant, called the Golden Ship, which for a short while had a couple of keg pumps and supposedly had plans (which never came to pass) for Real Ale.

In 2022, planning permission to convert the pub to flats was granted.





Historical interest

Historical interest




(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** information from David Green)

(**** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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