Registration number 2638
Status Archived


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Antwerp
Vessel type Ketch
Archive reason Loss by fire
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Miller, James N & Son Ltd, St Monans
Built in 1934
Hull material Wood
Rig Bermudan Ketch
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 2
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
45.93 feet (14.00m)
Breadth: Beam
13.12 feet (4.00m)
5.91 feet (1.80m)
Air Draft
59.06 feet (18.00m)
Tonnage: Gross


HALCYONE is a ketch of timber construction and has a Perkins Marine engine model 4.236M.  She was built by James Miller of St Monans in 1934.

Owned by Professor Gwyn Macfarlane, FRS 1951-1965.

There is a large gap in her history untill she was found on a wharf close to Ghent, Belgium in 1984. Since then a large scale restoration has taken place and she is back in the water after 30 years ashore.  The vessel is now in private ownership and is based in Antwerp, Belgium.




Key dates

  • 1934 Built by J Miller & Sons of St Monans
  • 1960s Changed from gaff rig to Bermuda rig
  • 1984 Found on a wharf near Ghent, Belgium

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