Certificate no 2566
Status Registered


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Woodbridge
Vessel type Motor Yacht
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Bradley & Seabourne, Worcester
Built in 1946
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 1
Propulsion Motor
Primary engine type Unknown
Boiler type None


Length: Overall
43.00 feet (13.11 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



The vessel was commissioned as HMML Waverley and served in the Bristol Channel carrying Degaussing Officers to and from Ships passing through the Degaussing range.

It was crewed by 4 WRENS Leading Wren Mildred R Partridge (Later Paterson).was the Coxswain in charge

The vessel was based in Cardiff and moored alongside a Pontoon, the Wrens lived aboard.

At the end of the war the vessel and crew were decommissioned and the vessel was then returned to its builder and renamed Silver Wraith (which was its intended name prior to WW2).

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  • January 2013

    A Sustainability Award for £1000 towards the costs of remedial work was made from the Strategic Development Fund of National Historic Ships UK

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