Past Vessels

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Type: Klipper, built 1899 Length: 28.7m Beam: 5.5m Draft: 1.6m Engine: DAF1160  160hp Rig: Single mast gaff rigged Onderneming (Enterprise) was built at the Van Den Andel yard in Papendrecht, Holland in 1899 as a single mast sailing klipper of 23m. De-rigged and lengthened to 28m in 1968, she continued work as a motor barge under the name 'Johanna' carrying general [...]

Ethel Ada

Type: Thames Sailing Barge 1903 Length: 27.3m Beam: 6.5m Draft: 1.2m Engine: Ford 100hp Rig: Spritsail EthelAda Built in Paglesham in Essex by the Shuttlewood brothers in 1903, Ethel Ada was named after the wives of her two shipwrights. Pagelsham Creek was the final resting place of HMS Beagle and local legend has it that [...]


Type: Steilsteven 1928 Length: 20.2m Beam: 3.9m Draft: 1m Engine: Mercedes Rig: Single mast gaff rigged Anna was built in 1928 at the wharf of L. Wolthuis in Veendam under the name Twee Gebroeders (Two Brothers). The steilsteven (straight stem) hull was the forerunner of the motor barges that were to gradually replace the sailing [...]