IPSWICH SEAMAN DROWNED IN THE DEBEN. On Tuesday Walter Brook Eng. Coroner for the Liberty of St. Etheldreda, held an inquest on George Juby, of Ipswich, mariger, aged 31 years, who was drowned at Waldringfield on Thursday last. George Brooks, of Tomline Road, St. Clement’s, skipper of the barge Augusta, stated he had known the … Read more1898 Feb 23rd Evening Star SB Augusta Seaman drowned in the Deben
See 2017 Nov 19 Interview with Liz Kennedy by John Ogden: House barge of Douglas Kennedy. Probably hulked just south of dinghy park and timbers used in bonfires. No remains 2019.
1888 Jumbo, Brooks to London 1879 Invincible, Fiddaman out to Waldringfield from London There were two Invincibles both built 1879 Blackfriars or Gravesend
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2015 Waldringfield’s Sailing Barges (text is in notes field on slides) Because of Waldringfield’s Siting on the Deben it has been host to a variety of River based trade and activities over the years. This includes the Sailing Barge [Spritsail or Thames Barge] which reigned supreme on our East Coast rivers between the 1830s … Read more2014 Sailing Barges
1900 Lloyd’s List 19 March – Orinocco 1900 Lloyds list March – Jumbo
Sir Arthur Eborall was a Civil Servant in the 1930s-1940s. Is the hull from Nautilus ? The Dreadnought went to rest,near Crystal Creek,infact when Mr Underdown,was having his landing stage put in they came across the keel and other bits and bobs. Ernest Arthur Eborall C.B.E. also owned Cormorant. in 1937 he was living at … Read moreDreadnought belonging to Sir Arthur Eborall
See A Floating Home by Cyril Ionides & Andrew Haig Deck House
Our village is half way along the navigable Deben, accessible at all states of tide and the only settlement of any size apart from Woodbridge. Because of the sea walls not much of the Deben’s foreshore is accessible.1 This makes our village, with its beach a good place to trade by river. The Spritsail or … Read moreSailing Barges
Co written by the late Andrew Haig, one time member and occupant of Broomstubbs and Cyril Ionides. Part of the houseboat became Deck House. The book is available to read here.
Skipper Ruffles 1914 Quantrill 1944. Sunk 1966, Rebuilt 1970, Restored 2002. Raced in 2013 and has a facebook page as well as being on the sailingbarges blog. Photos TBA. Main trade Cement Name Orinoco Port of Registry London Off. No. 104862 Tonnage 70 Tonnage system 0 Where built East Greenwich Builder Hughes When built … Read moreOrinoco