John Milgate at the helm of BOY GEORGE at the 2004 Dredging Match.

The bumkin BOY GEORGE was built for George Stoker and named after his son George, who was killed 1941 when HMS VAN MEERLANT was mined. BOY GEORGE was rebuilt by John Milgate and students as part of his wooden boatbuilding course at Shell Bungalow, Peldon, in the 1990s. 
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John Milgate at the helm of BOY GEORGE at the 2004 Dredging Match.
The bumkin BOY GEORGE was built for George Stoker and named after his son George, who was killed 1941 when HMS VAN MEERLANT was mined. BOY GEORGE was rebuilt by John Milgate and students as part of his wooden boatbuilding course at Shell Bungalow, Peldon, in the 1990s.
Date: 5 September 2004      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Martin Wade Collection
Image ID MW1_DM04_163
Category 3 Oysters


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.