Certificate no 2769
Status Registered


Function Fishing Vessel
Subfunction Drifter
Location Dumbarton
Vessel type Cornish Lugger
Current use Unknown
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Roberts, Henry, Mevagissey
Built in 1912
Hull material Wood
Rig Gaff 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
40.00 feet (12.19 m)
Breadth: Beam
12.00 feet (3.66 m)
5.75 feet (1.80 m)
Air Draft
To be confirmed
Tonnage: Gross



FOAM is a Cornish lugger of wooden carvel construction, built by Henry Roberts of Mevagissey. She has a Ford 65 hp diesel engine. In 1980 she had a major refit with a new keel, deck, transom, masts and engine.

When acquired by her present owner she had been abandoned for two years and now requires restoration.

Key dates

  • 1912

    Thought to have been built  by Percy Mitchell of Mevagissey

  • 1980

    Major refit carried out

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