Sailing barge LEOFLEDA at Maldon. She was built Harwich 1914 and owned by E. Marriage & Sons, East Mills, Colchester. Official No. 132906.


Comment December 2011 from Robert Munro:

Leofleda was apparently exported to the USA and was sadly lost under tow in the Gulf of Mexico. In the 1970's I think.


Comment January 2011 from H.Norris one time owner ...
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Sailing barge LEOFLEDA at Maldon. She was built Harwich 1914 and owned by E. Marriage & Sons, East Mills, Colchester. Official No. 132906.

Comment December 2011 from Robert Munro:
Leofleda was apparently exported to the USA and was sadly lost under tow in the Gulf of Mexico. In the 1970's I think.

Comment January 2011 from H.Norris one time owner/skipper:
Yes, she was sunk - under tow in the Gulf of Mexico - but was later seen and either sketched or photographed in Acapulco; still rigged and used as a night club or restaurant. How she got from the East to the West coast I do not know, not via the Cape Horn I shouldn't think!!


Photo: Hervey Benham Collection
Image ID HBC_006_001
Category 2 Places-->Maldon


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