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In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

However, a number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.

If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Ipswich Ship Launch

Ipswich Ship Launch

closed 2010.

opened victorian

Shiplaunch Rd, IP3 0AX

grid reference TM 171 433

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.

The pub is shown (though not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

(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)


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