Certificate no 2388
Status Archived


Function Fishing Vessel
Subfunction Trawler
Location Port de St Goustan
Archive reason Overseas Watch List
Current use Ongoing conservation
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Gostelow, Alexander, M, Boston
Built in 1906
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
10.23 feet (3.12 m)
3.93 feet (1.20 m)
Length: Overall
35.93 feet (10.96 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


UNITY OF LYNN is one of three sister ships built by A M Gostelow of Boston in 1906. She spent most of her working life trawling for pink shrimps which is one the major fisheries in the Wash. The vessel is now based in France.

Key dates

  • 1906

    Fishing smack built by Alexander Gostelow 

  • 1910s

    Employed for most of her working life trawling for pink shrimps in the Wash

  • 1985

    Pictured fully operational and under full sail

  • 1990s

    Some repair work carried out when she lay at St Oysth and was owned by Percy Hammond

  • 2000?

    Sold to Tony Winter in Kent who had her rebuilt at Hollowshore yard, Faversham to look more like a yacht

  • 2009?

    Sold to Delphine Garcin and relocated to Treguier, France for further conservation work

  • 2011

    Vessel reported up for sale

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