Silver Seal
(ex Silver Fox)

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The Gaff Cutter built in 1933 to a design by Maurice Griffiths


Silver Seal
Silver Seal, then called Silver Fox, racing c1936

One Of Four Boats Built To Maurice Griffiths' Olive Mary Design
Silver Seal is a sister ship to the well known Olive Mary and Wendy May. Like the other sister, Singapore, her current status is unknown (December 2017). However, the above photograph and the following text have been found in the archives, along with the fact that the Lloyd's Registered change of name took place in 1937. We'd love to know more.

Archive Text

Silver Seal Statistics
Built : 1933 by Harry King & Sons in Pin Mill, Suffolk, England
LOA : 25' 6"
LWL : 23' 0"
Beam : 8' 6"
Draught : 4' 5"
Displacement : 7 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 164223
Signal Letters : MMGO
OGA Boat Number : 1675

Silver Seal Custodians & Home Ports
T Averna (1978-1980-?) Portsmouth, England
William H Walker (?-1974-1977) Portsmouth Hampshire, England
GT Ward BSc PhD (1964-1970-?) St James, Barbados
Mr & Mrs RG Stewart (1962-1963) Chichester, England
RP West (1961) Chichester, England
AT Tamplin (1959-1960) Birdham, England
JW Collyer (1956-1958) Portsmouth, England
Col F Seymour-Williams DSO OBE (1955) Portsmouth, England
Comdr JCN MacMillan OBE RN (1937-1954) Portsmouth, England
John Truscott (1933-1936) Pin Mill, Suffolk, England

Silver Seal Links
• None found (December 2017)

Page last updated : December 2017


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