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Baden Powell

Baden Powell

The Baden Powell SY145 was built by John Macaulay of Brenish, and owned and operated by Donald Macaulay out of Islivig. She was named after Baden-Powell, later founder of the scouting movement, but who at the time was a great hero of the Boer War and the Siege of Mafeking, which was lifted in May 1900 (which also provided for a day's holiday from school.)

1 mast and fore jib; open boat; line fishing.

2 ton, 17' keel; crew of five.

 

Title: Baden Powell
Record Type: Boats
Type: Small Fishing Boat
Date of Registration: 1900
Registration: SY145
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 38276