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Mabel E. Holland

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Registry #1 UK Registry Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1970c Mabel E. Holland Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1970c Place (nk) Area (nk) Country UK
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp)
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Lifeboat, (SAR)
Registered Tonnage Type 2 Yacht
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters Coxswain Ben Tart; David Cowper (1986-1989); Arthur Curnow (1996)
 
Owner(s)
In 1986-1989 she was owned by David Cowper, UK. In 1996 she was owned by Arthur Curnow and restored. In 2013 she was owned by J. Evans, located on a trailer near Cardigan in West Wales.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
She was a small UK-registered yacht (a retired RNLI Lifeboat). In 1986-89 she made the first solo transit of the Northwest Passage and the first British Transit - East to West Transit of the Northwest Passage. She was afloat in 2004. David Cowper was awarded the highly prestigious Blue Water Medal by the Cruising Club of America.
 
References
References: MacFarlane, J.M. (1992) Northwest Passage Challengers. In Resolution. Spring Issue. Maritime Museum of British Columbia
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2016-09-04

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