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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