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125117 KETCH 51 40 J.W.  &  A. UPHAM 17/03/1909 - E.J.PITMAN -14 Mt. Pleasant Rd  20/01/1917 - GWYNETH STEAM TRAWLING CO - Milford Haven 08/03/1918 - BISHOP  &  WALTERS - Havafordwest  21/10/1919 - JOHN JAMES POLYBLANK 11 Trafalgar Rd., Milford E.J.PITMAN - W.FRANSCHAM -R.G.YABSLEY - J.J.POLYBLANK 1922 - She won the Regatta race over 40 miles   06/08/1937 - Sold for breaking up Number Name Reg Number Launched Builder Owners Skippers Notes BRIXHAM 1909 Rig

From The Times, Friday, Nov 11, 1921; pg. 7; Issue 42875; col C
News in Brief


The Brixham fishing smack Floweret arrived at Brixham yesterday morning with a mine which had been caught in her trawl off Start Point. The mine fell on the deck without exploding when the trawl was opened.

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