EAST DONYLAND / ROWHEDGE
Vessels listed on the National Historic Ships UK website
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eBay – August 2015
Item location: Par,Cornwall, United Kingdom
eBay item number: 331626177691
Ytene Rose 48ft Gaff Rigged Yacht
Built by Harris of Rowhedge in 1904
Pitch pine below waterline,teak above on oak frames,deck teak and pitch pine.
Main mast and boom is okay and have all rigging but no sails,lead keel.
Extensive restoration is required.
Look on Historic Ship Register to see a photo.I guess early 1900's.
Please no time wasters,im in no hurry to sell
Lots of time and money will be required to get her afloat again.
Please email and i will get back to you.
THE YACHTSMAN - 19 September 1895 - "[Peter Harris's yard] The Gem, Mr. J.O. Barnard, is in the yard having a ladies' cabin fitted aft."
EVENING STAR – Monday 22 November 1897. “YACHTING. At Mr. Peter Harris’s yard, Rowhedge, the new 33-tonner building for Mr. Compton is ready for planking. There are now hauled up in this yard Daydawn, Thelma, Norman, Xanthe, Fairlie (Mr. Hedges), and Marcella. The Corsair (Mr. Wyld) is lying at the quay awaiting orders.
Ilona, Patience, Elspeth, Myrtle, Firecrest, and Pollie are laid up on the mud for the winter. The Haughty Belle (Mr. L.J. Chater) has come round from Tollesbury to Harris’s yard to have new decks, covering boards, and to undergo alterations to her keel.
YACHTING WORLD - 2 September 1898 - "At Mr. Peter Harris's yard, Rowhedge, the well-known racer Caress, Mr. H.T. Van Laun, is shortly expected to arrive to lay up."
FIELD – Saturday 28 March 1903. “ROWHEDGE.- Harris Brothers have built a 16-ton racing yacht for Mr. A.K. Barlow, of Wivenhoe Hall; she will be ready by Easter. Among yachts which have been undergoing repairs and alteration in or near Harris’s yard may be mentioned Santa Cecilia, Sir Thomas Bazley; Walrus, s.y., 271 tons, Mr. W.C.B. Stamp; Gwendoline, s.y., 761 tons, Mr. G.I. Petherick; Marmoset, s.y., Mr. J.J. Neill; Sunset, Capt. Forrester; this yacht which was built by Harris Brothers in 1887, has undergone a thorough overhaul, and has had new masts fitted while she has been recaulked and recoppered; Bingo, Dr. Turner, built by Harris Brothers in 1901, has been put in thorough order, after having been in collision with a steamer; she has recently left for Burnham; Songstress, 15 tons, Mr. B.M. Parker, is having a new counter; Sassenach, Mr. S.A. Dawes, is undergoing a general overhaul; Chittabob, 4 tons, has had her keel dropped 7in.; Erycina, 96 tons, yawl, is being generally overhauled; she has received new decks and other necessary repairs, and is now ready for relaunching; Undine, 25 tons, undergoing general repairs and alterations; Coquette, schooner, 46 tons, Mr. G.H. Truentt; Mona, 15 tons, Mr. W. Ridger, are having new copper, new sails, and sundry small repairs; Corsair, ketch, 70 tons, Mr. J. Fraser, general repairs; Chinita, 20 tons, Mr. E. Wildy; Xanthe, Mr. Justice Channell; Gudrun, Brenda, Day Dawn, Milenka, Glimpse, and Lilith are under repair. Among the yachts which have been laying up for the winter under Harris’s supervision may be mentioned Wasp, Contest, Vannerhawk, Emmy, Ciss, Remembrance, Starling, Ibis, Pollie, Griselda, Phryne, Sheldrake, Elspeth, Clythe, Moina, and Glendower. Dunlin, Mr. A. Troughton, has been sold.