The "Severn" failed to round the Horn and returned home.
The Avon finally enters the estuary of the Severn at Avonmouth, though it can hardly be reckoned as a tributary of that river.
The Upper Avon, also called the Warwickshire, and sometimes the "Shakespeare" Avon from its associations with the poet's town of Stratford on its banks, is an eastern tributary of the Severn.
joins the Severn immediately below Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire.
Richard Howe entered the navy in the "Severn," one of the squadron sent into the south seas with Anson in 1740.