Marjorie competing in the 109th Medway Barge Sailing match, viewed from the shore at Gillingham Pier.
History
United Kingdom
Name Marjorie
Owner
BuilderOrvis of Ipswich
Launched1898
IdentificationUnited Kingdom Official Number 108373
StatusSailing
General characteristics
Class and typeThames barge
Tonnage56 GRT
Length84 feet (25.60 m)
Beam19.3 feet (5.88 m)
Draught6.2 feet (1.89 m)
PropulsionSails.
Sail planSpritsail

SB Marjorie is a 56-ton wooden Thames sailing barge, built by Orvis at Ipswich, Suffolk, England in 1898 for R. & W. Paul Ltd. She was used to carry various cargoes on the London River and along the Channel.[1]

Thames barge sail names taken from Underhills measurements

See also

References

  1. ^ Sailing Barge Research. "Active Barges Page 1". www.sailingbargeresearch.org.uk. Retrieved 6 April 2018.