Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Edme"

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Edme, Volker Gries, Colne Smack and Barge Match Race, Brightlingsea, GB , 09/2006

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Colne Smack and Barge Match Race, Brightlingsea, GB,
09/2006

Edme, Volker Gries, Colne Smack and Barge Match Race, Brightlingsea, GB , 09/2006

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Colne Smack and Barge Match Race, Brightlingsea, GB,
09/2006

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Edme
Registered port:St. Osyth
Nation:GBR
Type of rigging:BARGE
Type of ship:Thames Sailing Barge
Year built:1898
Yard:Canns, Harwich, GBR
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Engine:keine/none

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Mar 2008

  • built in 1898 by Canns of Harwich and named after the EDME Company (English Diast at ic Malt Extract), situated at Mistley Quay, Essex; owned by F.W. Horlock at Harwich, GB.
  • removal of her rigging for use as a lighter by Brown & Co. in 1949.
  • lengthy restoration at Maldon before being bought by the Harman-Harrison Consortium, and now the "Edme" consortium.
  • rerigged as bowsprit barge in 1992, based at St. Osyth.
  • available for day charters from Brightlingsea, England throughout the season.