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



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

parrel:

a rope, chain or iron collar which attaches the yard to the mast but which allows vertical movement