(ex Outis) 

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Canoe Yawl built in 1914 by Luke & Co Ltd
In the style of an Albert Strange design



Shona : The Gem Of Whitehaven
I called in at Whitehaven, July 2017, for 24 hours. To my delight, this utterly charming Canoe Yawl was in the marina there, and I did think she looked very much in the style of an Albert Strange designed craft. She was up for sale and, indeed, described as being built in 1914 to the lines of an Albert Strange design. She's now under offer; a piece of living boating history for some lucky sailor. I'd love to know more about her. Incidentally, she's already lost her original name, Outis, by 1923, the earliest Lloyd's Register in my collection.


Shona Statistics
Built : 1914 by Luke & Co Ltd in Hamble, England
LOA : 29' 0"
LWL : 22' 7"
Beam : 8' 0"
Draught : 4' 6"
Displacement : 6 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 145605

Lloyd's Registration Number

Shona Custodians & Home Ports
John V & James W McTear (1956-1985-?) Whitehaven, Cumbria, England
Alan Southworth & James Yates (?-1954-1955) Greenock, Scotland
HA Macrae CMG MBE (1950-1952-?) Greenock, Scotland
WGB McKechnie (?-1923-1949) Greenock, Scotland

Shona Links
Shona For Sale, October 2017 (Sale Pending)

Page last updated : October 2017


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