Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Vera Mary"
Photos of the sailing ship:
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||SCHONER|
|Type of ship:||Gaffelschoner, Kreuzeryacht|
|Yard:||Berthon Boat Company, Limington/Hampshire, UK|
|Overall length:||22.00 m|
|Length (hull):||18.75 m|
|Sail area:||160 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
|Engine:||Thommy Craft Hydraulic|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 26 Apr 2001
- built 1932 at the English shipyard Berthon Boat Company Ltd in Lymington, after plans of the English yacht designer Joseph M. Soper from Southhampton, first owner was the industrialist H. Fletcher from Southhampton, launched in April, 1932
- participated the Cowes Week in the Solent
- 1935 sold to the British king George V., who presented her to the royal sailing teacher Sir Philip Hunloke honouring his achievements Hunloke has been the skipper of the royal yacht "Britannia" for many years
Contact:Website (deutsch/English (under construction), 08 Apr 2001):
Vera Mary: website about the yacht with historical photos by Beken of Cowes and newer once, the history and contact address
Literature for further reading:
We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.
Arne Koslowski (Hrsg.)
KardesH-Verlag 2006 ISBN: 3-938314-02-8
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