Mary Joseph

Lugger built 1877 by Paynter, William, Kilkeel

Ensign House flag

479

National Historic Fleet


Fishing Vessel

Drifter


Lugger

Belfast


Laid up

Unknown


No

No


21/06/1996

15/11/2012


Web site

www.uftm.org.uk

Gallery


Propulsion

Engine

Unknown


None

None


Dimensions

To be confirmed

14.98 feet (4.57 metres)


51.48 feet (15.70 metres)

6.00 feet (1.83 metres)


21.00


History

MARY JOSEPH is a fishing vessel with a long history. She now rests ashore in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum in Northern Ireland. Built by William Paynter of Kilkeel in 1877 she is in effecct a double ended mackerel driver. She was originally lug rigged and was motorised in 1920.

Bibliography

  1. 1978 Old Ships, Boats and Maritime Museums - Sullivan, Dick
  2. 1993 International Register of Historic Ships - Brouwer, Norman J
If you are the owner of the vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

landing strake:

the strake between the binding strake and the top strake