Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Reliance FY59"
Photos of the sailing ship:
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of ship:||Cornish Lugger|
|Yard:||Dick Pill, Gorran Haven, GBR|
|Length (hull):||12.15 m|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 07 Feb 2010
- built in 1903 by Dick Pill, Gorran Haven, UK.
- fished the waters of St. Austell Bay, operating out of Mevagissey for several skippers and owners, including Joe Chesterfield in the 1920s.
- restored in 1998 by owner Deena Russell after acquiring her from Martin Heard's yard at Six Turnings, Mylor Creek, on the River Fal, where she had been abandoned.
Contact:Website (English, 31 Jan 2010):
Cornish Luggers Online Guide: website dedicated to Cornish luggers and the Looe lugger regatta with the history of the boats and many photos