Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Marjorie"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Marjorie, 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

Marjorie, 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:Marjorie
Registered port:Hoo
Nation:GBR
Type of rigging:BARGE
Type of ship:Thames Sailing Barge
Year built:1902
Yard:Orvis & Fuller, Ipswich, GBR
Length:25.60 m
Breadth:5.88 m
Draught:1.88 m
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Mar 2008

  • built around 1902 at the Orvis shipyard in Ipswich, GBR for R. & W. Paul Ltd.
  • 1961 owned by A.J.O'Shea, Maldon; used as a charter barge, based in the West India Dock for the L.D.D.C.
  • in the 1970s purchased by Albert Groom.
  • purchased by the barrister Simon Devonshire and based at Hoo, GBR; restored at shipyard of Robert Deards.