Certificate no 2700
Status Registered


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


Builder Miller, James N & Son Ltd, St Monans
Built in 1936
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 2
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 2
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
56.00 feet (17.07 m)
Breadth: Beam
14.60 feet (4.45 m)
5.90 feet (1.80 m)
Air Draft
8.00 feet (2.44 m)
Tonnage: Gross


WIGEON OF FEARN is a gentleman's motor yacht built in 1936 by J M Miller & Sons of St Monance, Fife and is powered by twin Iveco Ford diesel engines and is of timber carvel construction with a hull of teak and oak. Her design is based on a trawler.

During the Second World War she was commandeered by the Royal Navy and served on anti submarine duties at Scapa Flow. In June 1977 the vessel took part in the Queen's Silver Celebrations on  the Thames and subsequently sailed to the Solent where she took part in the Spithead Review.

WIGEON OF FEARN is now in private ownership based in Gairlochy, Invernesshire.

Key dates

  • 1936

    Built by J M Miller & Sons, St Monance

  • 1939/1945

    War service with the Royal Navy

  • 1977

    Took part in Queen's Silver Jubilee celebrations, River Thames and Spithead Review

  • 1996

    New engines fitted

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