Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Marjorie"
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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.