Certificate no 3488
Status Registered


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Plymouth
Vessel type Motor Yacht
Current use Private use
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions Yes
Info required Yes


Builder Williams & Parkinson
Built in 1936
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 2
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type Unknown
Boilermaker Unknown


Length: Overall
37.50 feet (11.43 m)
Breadth: Beam
9.50 feet (2.90 m)
4.00 feet (1.22 m)
Air Draft
10.00 feet (3.05 m)
Tonnage: Gross


SEAMEW is a twin screw motor yacht built in 1938.  She was commandeered by the Ministry of Defence in 1939 for the war effort and kept by them for approx. 11 years before being returned.  It is one of the Dunkirk Little Ships. 

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Key dates

  • 1936

    SEAMEW built in North Wales by Baumaris. 

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