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Higre

Higre

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Higre’ specification

Higre
LPB Identification No. 25 DRM Identification No. 7 AJP Identification No. 28
Source (LPB)(DMc)(CG)(AJP)(DM)(JC)(GF)(RD)(DA)
Name P.o.R Description Dates
Higre

Gloucester 2/76

Gloucester 4/02

Gloucester 2/37

Wd F sc (Tw)

 

dumb

1876 – 1952
Official No. 69914 Code N/A
Builders Samuel Hipwood - Gloucester
Dimensions (1876) Length 73.6 ft Breath 17.7 ft Depths 5.2 ft
Dimensions (1902) Length 73.6 ft Breath 17.8 ft Depths 5.7 ft
Dimensions (1937) Length 73.6 ft Breath 17.8 ft Depths 5.7 ft
Tonnage (1876) Gross 51.19 tons    Net 41tons B.D not recorded
Tonnage (1902) Gross 53.8 tons      Net 40.2 tons         B.D not recorded

Tonnage (1937) Gross 53.8 tons   Net 40.2 tons  B.D not recorded

Engines None
Beached date C. Autumn 1965
Beached by Resolute Capt Oliver Powell, Jimmy Common, Bob Green, Dick Woodward
Miscellaneous

1 decked: 1 mast: flat rig: sq stern: carvel

BS2.6 - Story of mishap in Severn

Glos 2/21.04.76 1,1,F,sq,cvl - - wd

Glos 4/20.03.021,1,F,sq,cvl - - wd

4.10.34 (see also THOR) Broke adrift near Northwick and collided with Aust Pier.  Was badly damaged but re-floated and taken to Sharpness, arriving on 6th

Originally double ended see Hiford Drougth (94 12)

First Owners 21.4.76 Samuel Hipwood Gloster & William Halling, Master no certificate
Changes

2.4.78 (16) William Hallings jnr Twyning

7.12.87 Samuel Hipwood Gloster, (16) Hy. Newman, Tewkesbury & William Halling jnr, (16) Rufus Halling Tewkesbury

31.3.94 (32)William Silvey Saul, Samuel Hipwood Gloster, William Halling jnr,

26.4.94 (32) Lucy Silvey wife of William, Saul

26.12.99 (32)Francis Hipwood Gloucester & (32) Lucy Silvey wife of William, Saul.

21.2.00 (16) John William Hipwood

20.3.02 (48) Francis Hipwood & (16) John William Hipwood, Gloucester.

17.1.11 (64) Francis Hipwood

11.3.37 (64) Rosa Cave-Ayland, Gloucester

29.4.37 Alt to dumb barge & R/A

Fate

Broken up. - RC.14 Oct 1952 MNL supp

Put on river bank at Purton as a breakwater, 1952 – GEF observation