Golden Seal : Enduring Delight
Golden Seal was commissioned by Sir Giles Loder, more famously known for his committment to the world of gardening. He 1954 he sold Golden Seal, having 'upgraded' to a new, bigger Hillyard, Golden Beaver. Not much is known about her recent history, although I have assembled a list of ten names who owned her up to 1980. The photograph above is from the HOA website.
Golden Seal Statistics
Built : 1950 by David Hillyard at Littlehampton, England
LOA : 46' 0"
LWL : 42' 0"
Beam : 12' 0"
Draught : 4' 5"
Displacement : 24 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 184087
Signal Letters : MFMY
Golden Seal Custodians & Home Ports
PG Inglis (?-1980-?) Ramsey, England
Quentin Agnew-Somerville (1977-1978-?) Ramsey, England
JP Perkins DSC (1975-1976) Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, England
Mr & Mrs PTM Barrett (1973-1974) Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, England
CB Pilgrim (1968-1972) Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, England
Gordon Spriggs (1960-1967) Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, England
Douglas Powell (1959) Littlehampton, England
ER Opperman (1958) Littlehampton, England
TC Flory (?-1954-1957) Littlehampton, England
Sir Giles Loder, Bt (1950-1952-?) Littlehampton, England
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Page last updated : December 2016