Smack at Maldon. MN32 BUTTERCUP.
Barry Pearce lists her as MN32 Buttercup (AMV), 5.77tons owned A.H.Wright junr. 5.77 tons.
John White from Colchester Fishing Boats gives us an earlier record (with a different tonnage):
CK269 Buttercup 11grt cutter. 26' keel. Completion date and place not stated. 22/8/1883 Number allocated. Owned by Peter Pullen (master) & Samuel Pullen. 27/3/1926 To John Pullen, West Mersea. Remeasured as 33.4'x9.6'x4.0', 9.62grt. 27' keel. 15/7/1935 To Arthur Wright (master).
From: Gaff Rig / Smacks