"Cliff Road is closed to the public and Cornwall Fire and Rescue are in attendance.
"Properties will be evacuated and Cornwall Fire and Rescue have declared a major incident.
Many structures and well-preserved buildings still exist from that era.
Fast forward to today and you see a new cruise ship terminal that put Falmouth back on the map.
"There is a full yard evacuation and police are assisting with traffic". "Fortunately RFA Tidespring undamaged - Crane collapsed on the dockside.