Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Fly MN17"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||KUTTER|
|Type of ship:||Essex Smack|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 02 Dec 2014
- believed to have been built in 1842 or 1854 at unknown location, used in the fishery working out of Maldon since the 1930s when she was owned by the Pitt family.
- thought to have been used by the water police at one time to patrol the oyster grounds.
- rebuilt in the early 1980s.
- utilised as a family pleasure yacht today, participation in smack races at the English East coast.