Caronia

Caronia

Boat Specification
Boat Name: 
Caronia
Boat Type: 
Auxiliary Ketch
Boat Length: 
39ft 9ins
Boat Beam: 
11ft 5ins
Boat Draft: 
4ft 6ins
Boat Displacement: 
25 Grt
Boat Engine: 
Perkins M130C, six litre six cylinder diesel
Boat Construction: 
Builder:
Boat Year: 
1927
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“Caronia” SS70
Caronia was built on the beach in 1927 at Tolcarne, Newlyn, Cornwall by Henry, Theodore & Sidney Peake. She was built for Mike Peters a skipper from St. Ives. Her hull was laid in the traditional form of a St. Ives Gig and she proudly wore SS70 being the registration mark of a St Ives fishing vessel.

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