Steam yacht DOROTHY. Yachts with Tollesbury men on board. Photo from A. Rapp, Winchester / R. Ashton London S.W. Undated photograph with DOROTHY on back in pencil.

Is this DOROTHY Official No.  104648 , steel screw yacht built R. Duncan & Company, Port Glasgow, 1895, 134.6 tons gross, owner Evelyn Simpson. [Lloyds Register of Yachts 1902-3] ? 

LRY 1914 104648 is SAXON ex CHARL ...
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Steam yacht DOROTHY. Yachts with Tollesbury men on board. Photo from A. Rapp, Winchester / R. Ashton London S.W. Undated photograph with DOROTHY on back in pencil.
Is this DOROTHY Official No. 104648 , steel screw yacht built R. Duncan & Company, Port Glasgow, 1895, 134.6 tons gross, owner Evelyn Simpson. [Lloyds Register of Yachts 1902-3] ?
LRY 1914 104648 is SAXON ex CHARLOTTE ex SCHELDE ex DOROTHY. Owner The Steam Pilot Boat Company (Cardiff and Bristol Channel)
MNL 1919 104648 has SAXON, owner as above.

LRY 1914 has DOROTHY ex LARANDA, ex GRETA, 102397 , steel screw schooner, 232.27 tons gross, built 1895 Scotts & Co. Greenock, owner R.J.E. Baker. LRY 1921 has this vessel registered in Bergen. See IA01_231
LRY 1926 and 1935 have 102397 under the name DEVONIA ex DOROTHY ex LARANDA.
Photographs on Clydesite suggest 'our' DOROTHY is NOT 102397.

DOROTHY ex MANITOU ex DARLING Steel screw schooner ON 111371, 52 tons gross, built W. Whites Cowes, 1898 is in LRY 1921, 1926, 1930, 1932, 1937. This is small and possibly not steam.


Photo: Mersea Museum - Derek Shakespeare
Image ID DWS_021
Category 1 Yachts and yachting-->Steam


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