Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Marian"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||KUTTER|
|Type of ship:||Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter|
|Yard:||Hambly & Sons, Cardiff, GBR|
|Overall length:||19.20 m|
|Length (hull):||15.20 m|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 07 Feb 2010
- Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter built in 1889 by Hambly & Sons in Cardiff, GBR.
- first operated by John Henry Morse until 1915.
- in the late 1910s or early 1920s converted into a yacht.
- bought by aircraft designer Johnny Aherne-Heron, renamed "Colaba", intending to ocean sailing, but because of WWII she remained in a mud berth on the river Hamble.
- at the end of the 1950s she was briefly sailed by TV producer William Taylor.
- eventually derigged and converted into a houseboat.
- in the 1980s begin auf a 8-year restoration for Peter Stuysted in Bristol, GBR participation in classic boat regattas in southern England and Brittany.
- bought by Dominic Ziegler, major rebuilding at Gweek Boatyard by a team of Cornish boatbuilders, relaunched in the autumn of 2002.