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F393

Name: Ginger Boy

Builder: Fairey Marine

Build date: March 1948

Additional Build Notes:

Hull Number: 429

Deck Colour: Varnish Mark I

Hull Colour: Varnish Mark I

Usage: Blue

Condition: Average Condition

Location: Average Condition

Current Owner: Allan Jones

Known Owners: Constructed on Mould 2, initial RYA measurement 5 March, hull weight 165lb Supplied with Ratsey & Lapthorn, Cowes, cotton sails. Main serial number - 3523, Jib - 3581 1st owner - Mr Wimbush, (or perhaps Mr W I M Bush - hand written Fairey Marine sales ledger not too clear), Tamesis Club and Twickenham YC. A suggestion perhaps a cancelled export order to Mr Lingford, Tripoli), delivered 5 April to "The Old Ferry" Twickenham. Undated - JHS Utley, Preston, Hollingworth Lake SC, NFA Life Member c1965 - L Hesling, Grimsargh, Preston, Hollingworth Lake SC, NFA Life Member June 2018 - Allan Jones, Huddersfield. Allan reports "the Firefly has been laid up for many years, is complete, very original, perhaps with the 1948 Ratsey & Lapthorn cotton sails, Reynolds spars and galvanised steel centre-plate, and over time will be re - commisioned."

History: NFA 06/2018

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