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 Mersea Stone No.5. 

The steam yacht VALFREYIA in the Colne off East Mersea. Postmark 1909

Built 1888 as LADY TORFREDA by Fairfield, Govan. Bought by millionaire M. Bayard Brown, renamed VALFREYIA and moored at Brightlingsea 1890. [The Luxury Yacht from steam to diesel - R. Crabtree]

1914 Mercantile Navy List has her registered New York.

Bayard Brown died 1926. Became STAR OF ...
Cat1 Mersea-->East Cat2 Yachts and yachting-->Steam Cat3 Places-->Colne

Mersea Stone No.5.
The steam yacht VALFREYIA in the Colne off East Mersea. Postmark 1909
Built 1888 as LADY TORFREDA by Fairfield, Govan. Bought by millionaire M. Bayard Brown, renamed VALFREYIA and moored at Brightlingsea 1890. [The Luxury Yacht from steam to diesel - R. Crabtree]
1914 Mercantile Navy List has her registered New York.
Bayard Brown died 1926. Became STAR OF INDIA. Official No. 95054.
Lloyds Register of Yachts 1914 has former name as LADY TORFRIDA.
Date: Before 1909      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Geof Hempstead Collection
Image ID HEM_OPA_179
Category 1 Mersea-->East
Category 2 Yachts and yachting-->Steam
Category 3 Places-->Colne


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.