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Name: Iwo Jima

Builder: Fairey Marine

Build date: February 1970

Additional Build Notes: Kit, See F720

Hull Number: 3236

Deck Colour: Varnish Mark ll

Hull Colour: Varnish Mark ll

Usage: Varnish

Condition: Not Known

Location: Not Known

Current Owner: Russell Dickinson

Known Owners: .
Boat Register notes -

This wooden Firefly appears to feature in a well known publicity image, taken on the Fairey Marine stand at the London Earls Court International Boat Show, probably January 1971, the boat happily posing with a group of Firefly ladies proudly wearing their NFA class tee shirts. However, the actual displayed boat was probably a Fairey Marine grp hull, being exhibited with an incorrectly numbered suit of Ratsey and Lapthorn sails, "borrowed" from F3300. The identity of the grp hull has yet to be confirmed.

Initial RYA measurement - 20 February
Hull number - 3236
Hull weight - not recorded - kit
Mould number - not recorded

1st owner - Peter Shaw - Itchenor SC NFA Life member,
(See F118, F1294 and F1657)
Collected 20 February

June 1973 - D and M Tristain, Itchenor SC

July 1976 - James Froy, Itchenor SC

Undated - Caroline Brigg, Itchenor SC

Undated - Sheffield Hallam University
Pennine SC
Perhaps acquired from Blackpool area

2020 - Russell Dickenson,
Wigan and St Helens SC,
(See - F159, F191, F862, F909, F959, F1324, F2202, F2520 and F2768)

July 2020 - see post on NFA Facebook page

March 2021 - in course of restoration

History: NFA 03/2021

Residing club:


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