Certificate no 2007
Status Archived


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Pollenca
Vessel type Ketch
Archive reason Overseas Watch List
Current use Ongoing conservation
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No
Web address www.bewater.info


Builder Miller, James N & Son Ltd, St Monans
Built in 1928
Hull material
Rig Gaff Ketch
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 2
Propulsion Sail
Number of engines 2
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
14.75 feet (4.27 m)
6.56 feet (2.00 m)
Length: Overall
52.46 feet (18.60 m)
Air Draft
5.91 feet (1.80 m)
Tonnage: Gross


Built 1928 by J N Miller & Son Limited, St Monans, as a gentleman's yacht for A E Holder of Hood Manor, Totnes, Devon. 

MEMPHIS is an example of the architect McBryde's revolutionary design for the conversion of the Fife herring fishers from sail to motor.

Key dates

  • 1928

    Vessel built by J N Miller & Son Limited, St Monans

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