Victoria

1897

Victoria en route to Southwold
©Steve Yates

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Boat OGA no: 
1181
Mainsail type: 
Gaff
Rig type: 
Cutter

Built in 1897 for the Colne River Police (largely funded by the oyster industry), 'Victoria' was originally a clinker half-decker. In 1902 a cabin was added and a few years later her hull was doubled and made carvel. She has a heavy iron centreplate which takes her draft from 2ft 8" to 7 ft 8".

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Last updated: November 17, 2017