HOTSPUR under sail - she arrived West Mersea to be a houseboat the day World War 1 broke was declared. She had been built by M.E. Ratsey in Cowes in 1874. Official No. 67593. In 1914 she was owned by Mrs Herbert Dudgeon from Kingstown, Dublin, and was registered in Glasgow. [Lloys Register of Yachts]. 
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HOTSPUR under sail - she arrived West Mersea to be a houseboat the day World War 1 broke was declared. She had been built by M.E. Ratsey in Cowes in 1874. Official No. 67593. In 1914 she was owned by Mrs Herbert Dudgeon from Kingstown, Dublin, and was registered in Glasgow. [Lloys Register of Yachts].
Date: Before 4 August 1914      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Geof Hempstead Collection
Image ID HEM_OPA_069
Category 2 Mersea-->Houseboats

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.