Certificate no 768
Status Registered


Function Fishing Vessel
Subfunction Trawler
Location Tayvallich
Vessel type Morecambe Bay Prawner
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Stoba, William, Fleetwood
Built in 1904
Hull material
Rig Schooner
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 2
Propulsion Sail
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
10.30 feet (1.83 m)
6.00 feet (3.96 m)
Length: Overall
45.97 feet (14.02 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


Built in 1904 by William Stoba of Fleetwood, PROVIDER is a schooner rigged Morecambe Bay prawn boat. Her hull is carvel built, with an oak keel and frames, pitch pine planking below the waterline and larch above. She has a Volvo diesel inboard engine, model MD21. She operated as a fishing boat until 1970, when she was converted to a schooner by a naval architect and is presently based at Minard, Argyll and Bute.


Lockett, Alan, North Western Sail, Countryside Publications Ltd, 1978
Old Gaffer's Association Member's Handbook and Boat Archive, 1993

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