Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Marjorie"
Photos of the sailing ship:
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||BARGE|
|Type of ship:||Thames Sailing Barge|
|Yard:||Orvis & Fuller, Ipswich, GBR|
|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.
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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