Barge RUNIC being converted at Aldous Successors, Brightlingsea. Official No. 118460, built Krimpen 1904, owned by E.J. & W. Goldsmith.

Photograph from an Aldous Successors catalogue.

[SSBR Topsail Magazine No.24 1988 page 56 says RUNIC was converted to a motor barge in 1932. She later became GOLDRUNE and then GAZELLE and in 1988 was thought to be still afloat, in the French ...
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Barge RUNIC being converted at Aldous Successors, Brightlingsea. Official No. 118460, built Krimpen 1904, owned by E.J. & W. Goldsmith.
Photograph from an Aldous Successors catalogue.
[SSBR Topsail Magazine No.24 1988 page 56 says RUNIC was converted to a motor barge in 1932. She later became GOLDRUNE and then GAZELLE and in 1988 was thought to be still afloat, in the French Mediterranean.]
As a motorship she was twin screw, fitted with twin Bolinder engines, manufactured 1931. [Lloyds Register 1932].
Date: c1932      


Photo: John Leather Collection - Douglas Went
Image ID BF69_001_029_001
Category 3 Ship and boat building, sailmaking

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.