Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Barnabas SS634"

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Barnabas SS634, Volker Gries, Festival Temps Fête sur Douarnenez 2012 , 07/2012

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Volker Gries,
Festival Temps Fête sur Douarnenez 2012,
07/2012

Barnabas SS634, Volker Gries, Festival Temps Fête sur Douarnenez 2012 , 07/2012

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Volker Gries,
Festival Temps Fête sur Douarnenez 2012,
07/2012

Barnabas SS634, Volker Gries, Sail Brest 2016 , 07/2016

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Volker Gries,
Sail Brest 2016,
07/2016

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Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Barnabas SS634
Registered port:Falmouth
Nation:GBR
Type of ship:Cornish Lugger
Year built:1881
Yard:Henry Trevorrow, St Ives, GBR
Overall length:11.95 m
Breadth:3.51 m
Draught:1.83 m
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 17 Jul 2014

  • built by Henry Trevorrow at Porthgwidden Beach, St. Ives in 1881; registerred by the first owner Barnabas Thomas as a second class pilchard boat in October 1881, later registered as a first class mackerel driver (SS634).
  • fishing for mackerel, sometimes as far West as the Isles of Scilly, and in mid-summer switched to catch herring in the Irish Sea, often fishing off Howth, near Dublin.
  • 1917 fitted with a 26hp petrol/paraffin engine.
  • continued to fish from St. Ives until 1954, then sold and converted to a yacht, kept in Falmouth.
  • 1980 she was in the hands of the Maritime Trust who restored her in 1985, thanks to the generosity of Peter Cadbury, whose family had owned her in the 1950s.
  • 1994 bought by the Cornish Maritime Trust.
  • 1996 a new engine was fitted, but by 2001 she was unseaworthy.
  • extensive full restoration started in 2005 with the aid of a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
  • relaunched with a new engine in July 2006, sailed by the Cornish Maritime Trust from her base in Mousehole harbour.