FRAMAR LONDON is a motor cruiser of timber construction built in 1937, designed by James Taylor & Bates Ltd., in Chertsey. She is powered by twin Ford diesel engines and is at present undergoing restoration in Boston.
The vessel was built as an express cruiser and delivered to Littlehampton. Later during the Second World War she assisted at the Dunkirk evacuation, travelling between Dungeness and the beachhead.
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Built by J Taylor & Bates of Bridge Wharf, Chertsey, Surrey as a Thames River Crusere for Capt F B Marshall
She was commandeered By the Ministry of War and used to carry Top Secret messages and based in Gibraltar. She carried Secret agents to Normandy and travelling at 19-22 Knots met U- Boats and Fishing Boats at secret locations
Purchased by the present owner after being found sunk at Kirkstead Bridge, near Woodhall Spa
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