SWEET PROMISE was built as a Fifie, a fishing vessel of wooden carvel construction, by Weatherheads of Cockenzie in 1931. Her present engine is a BMC diesel, 56 hp. She worked as a fishing vessel until 1972. Later she was owned by Lt.Cdr Buster Crabb the well known Navy diver and was impounded by Dover Customs for smuggling Swiss watches. Owned by a private owner 1994-2018 in Lowestoft, where she had a three and a half year rebuild and restoration. Since 2018 owned by another private owner and relocated to Faversham, Kent.
Classic Boat: Sweet Promise - Buster Crabb's sailing Fifie, January 2013
Classic Boat: Experience - Playing prop forward, January 2013
Classic Boat, January, 2007
Built as a Fifie, a fishing vessel of wooden carvel construction, by Weatherheads of Cockenzie
Operated as a fishing vessel.
Owned by private owner and berthed at Lowestoft.
Bought by new private owner in 2018 and relocated to Faversham, Kent, in 2019.
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