Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Primrose"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Primrose, 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,
09/2006

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Primrose
Registered port:Brightlingsea
Nation:GBR
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Essex Smack
Year built:1892
Yard:Aldous & Sons, Brightlingsea, GBR
Overall length:11.29 m
Breadth:3.05 m
Draught:1.37 m
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 02 Dec 2014

  • Essex smack built in 1892 by Aldous of Brightlingsea, GBR for fishing and oyster dredging from West Mersea and then Maldon.
  • saved in the 1970s from the Roach and rebuilt by Testers of Faversham between 1998-2000.
  • used as a private leisure craft today.