Certificate no 2818
Status Registered


Function Fishing Vessel
Subfunction Drifter
Location Brixham
Vessel type Looe Lugger
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions Yes
Info required No


Builder Pearce, Richard, East Looe
Built in 1921
Hull material Wood
Rig Lug
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 2
Propulsion Sail
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
44.59 feet (13.59 m)
Breadth: Beam
13.39 feet (4.08 m)
6.99 feet (2.13 m)
Air Draft
52.49 feet (16.00 m)
Tonnage: Gross



Built by R Pearce in 1921, and believed to be one of  last fishing boats built on sailing lines at Looe, Cornwall.  Previously owned and skippered by Alfred John Pengelly, author of Oh, For a Fishermans Life.  She had a major re-fit in 2013-2014.

Key dates

  • 1921

    Built by R Pearce in 1921

  • 2014

    Change of ownership


  • 2017

    A Project grant of £250 for being  one of our Regional Flagship Winner South West 2017 was made from the Strategic Development Fund of National Historic Ship Uk

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