Yacht EUDORA, Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, owned by Charles WellS of Bedford and kept at Gosport. Photo by Debenham of Ryde.
Charles Wells had been on the Melbourne run in the Blackwall Frigates 1856-72 and never lost his love of the sea, despite setting up the brewery in Bedford. Charles Wells was the father of Sir Richard Wells who owned the yacht WINDFLOWER.
EUDORA 105944 Wood cutter. Built Camper & Nicholsons Gosport 1896. Owner Charles Wells, Newnham House, Bedford [LRY 1914].
Photo: Mersea Museum - Mike Wells
Image ID WFL_221
This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.