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The Gaff Cutter built in 1931 to a design by Maurice Griffiths



Where Is She Now ?
Four boats have been built to Maurice Griffiths' Olive Mary design. Singapore was built alongside Olive Mary in by Harry King & Sons in Pin Mill in 1931. Two years later Harry King & Sons built a third boat, Silver Fox later to be renamed Silver Seal. The fourth boat was built at a different yard; Wendy May in 1936 by Williams & Parkinson in Deganwy, North Wales. Maurice said of Singapore that "Harry King didn't get her lines right" but she sailed well enough in spite of this. In fact, it's believed that she is still in commission, possibly at Aldeburgh in Suffolk.

Singapore Statistics
Built : 1931 by Harry King & Sons in Pin Mill, Suffolk, England
LOA : 25' 6"
LWL : 23' 0"
Beam : 8' 6"
Draught : 4' 3"
Displacement : 7 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 162453
OGA Boat Number : 771

Singapore Custodians & Home Ports
KEM Wykes-Sneyd (?-1983-1993-?) Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England 
Mrs Roger Wykes-Sneyd (1968-1980-?) Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England
HG Gauntlett (1966-1967) Waldringfield, Suffolk, England
John H Mayhew (?-1946-1965) Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Max Marcuse (1939-?) Ipswich, Suffolk, England
EE Rope (1931-1938) Ipswich, Suffolk, England

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Page last updated : December 2017


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