Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Gladys"
Photos of the sailing ship:
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||BARGE|
|Type of ship:||Spritsail Barge|
|Yard:||John & Herbert Cann, Bathside, Gashouse Creek, Harwich, GB|
|Overall length:||25.60 m|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 29 May 2007
- built 1901 by John and Herbert Cann, Bathside, Gashouse Creek, Harwich, on order of William Thomas Whitmore, Harwich and John Howard of Shoeburyness.
- sold in 1902 to John Lesley Whitemore, Colne, Lancashire, although John Howard remained the master.
- in August 1912 sold to Cranfield Brothers Ltd., with Charles Howard as the master.
- fitted with a diesel engine around 1950.
- in November 1972 sold to the grain importers Mardorf, Peach & Co Ltd, of Berkeley Square, London, who subsequently sold her in February 1999 to her to Allied Mills.
- designated Vessel in the National Historic Ships Register of Great Britain.
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.
"Historic Sail. Britain's Surviving Working Craft"
The History Press 2013 ISBN: 978-0-7524-8581-2
(in Association with National Historic Ships UK)
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