Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Alberta CK318"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||KUTTER|
|Type of ship:||Oyster Smack|
|Yard:||Aldous & Sons, Brightlingsea, GBR|
|Overall length:||13.41 m|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
|Engine:||Beta 25 (inboard) Diesel|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 21 Jan 2022
- built by Aldous & Sons of Brightlingsea, GBR as a cutter rigged oyster smack in 1885, registered as CK 318.
- around 1900 owned by W. Pettican, used in the fishery until about the 1970s, for the latter part since about 1910 under engine.
- fully restored and rebuilt by the shipwright Dan Tester, Hollowshore, Kent, GBR between 2002-2004.
- 2011 fitted with a 3 cyl. Beta 25 engine.
- today privately used as a yacht, successful participation in smack races at English East coast.
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.
"Historic Sail. Britain's Surviving Working Craft"
The History Press 2013 ISBN: 978-0-7524-8581-2
(in Association with National Historic Ships UK)
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