Moonyeen

Motor cruiser built 1937 by Thornycroft, J I & Co Ltd, Hampton


2444

Archived


Leisure Craft

Yacht


Motor cruiser

St Jean Cap Ferrat


Private use

Private Use


Overseas Watch List


No

No


29/03/2011

19/05/2011




Propulsion

Engine

Inboard diesel


None

None


Dimensions

To be confirmed

13.00 feet (3.96 metres)


55.00 feet (16.77 metres)

5.25 feet (1.60 metres)


0.00


History

MOONYEEN is a motor cruiser of timber carvel construction with a DAF diesel engine. She was built by Thornycrofts at Hampton on Thames in 1937.

She was commissioned by J Homer to be his luxury motor yacht only to be requisitioned by the Royal Navy in 1939. She made her way after the war to the Mediterranean, South of France, with the Laderman family. She was refitted in 1990 by Uve Hucke and in 2011 was based at St Jean Cap Ferrat, France.

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hawse eye:

tubular metal fitting in the bows of a vessel through which the anchor cable passes