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Britannia’ specification

Britannia
LPB Identification No. 23 DRM Identification No. 9 AJP Identification No. 25
Source (DMc(AJP)(LPB)(JC)(RS)(DJW)(RD)(KP)
Name P.o.R Description Dates
Britannia

Gloucester 4/78

Gloucester 3/36

Wd. Sp decked

1878 - 1944
Official No. 78703 Code WDSF
Builders Fredrick Charles Hipwood, Gloucester
Dimensions Length 72.4ft Breath 14.4ft Depths 4.1ft

Tonnage – (1878) Gross 33.71 ton   Net 28.36 ton 

Engines By H.P. None
Beached date 8th March 1944
Beached by Primrose Capt Savage, Ken Price, Bob Green
Miscellaneous

Glos 4/28.5.78 dk pt laid fore & aft,1,sp,sq,cvl - - wd

Master George Harris (23) (1881)

Mate    William Harris (45) (1881)

SeamanWilliam Harris (19) (1881)

Boy      Edward Harris (1881)

Fredrick Charle Hipwood Died 17th December 1897

Placed on canal bank at PurtonR.C. 8.3.44 Glos Reg

Located in 24th May 1945 photo

Seen in 26th March 1946 photo

Seen in 1947 photo

Seen at Purton in photo 26th February 1967

First Owners 28.5 78 (64) William Harris, Droitwich (George Harris)
Changes

7.9.99 (64) George Pittaway, Droitwich

21.9.08 (64) Arthur Samuel Rice, Gloucester

18.8.19 (64) Eli Ayland, Gloucester

25.10.21 (64) Louie May Goode, wife of Douglas Frank Goode, Woodford.

30.6.22 (64) Jacob Rice & Son, Ltd Gloucester

5.11.34 (Jacob Rice in liquidation) - (64) Jacob Rice & Son, Ltd Gloucester