Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Our Boys CK92"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Our Boys CK92, Volker Gries, Colne Smack and Barge Match Race, Brightlingsea, GB , 09/2006

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Colne Smack and Barge Match Race, Brightlingsea, GB,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Our Boys CK92
Base port:Rowhedge
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Smack
Year built:1911
Yard:J.W. Shuttlewood, Paglesham, GBR
Overall length:13.42 m
Breadth:3.66 m
Draught:1.68 m
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 02 Dec 2014

  • fishing smack built by J.W. Shuttlewood of Paglesham in 1911.
  • used as the largest vessel of the Tollesbury and Mersea Native Oyster Company, as a Watch Smack and as a Police Smack.
  • restored and completely rebuilt using oak at St. Osyth boatyard between 1999-2004.

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.

Paul Brown
"Historic Sail. Britain's Surviving Working Craft"
The History Press 2013 ISBN: 978-0-7524-8581-2
(in Association with National Historic Ships UK)
Page: 54, 58 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data