Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Buy a piece of history for £1!

Historic Fishing Vessel For Sale
£1 price, preferably to someone willing to restore the vessel.

The Excellent under skipper Mervyn Mountjoy leaves Newlyn bound for the classic working boat festival in Brest 1992
Illustrated tour round the boat

Excellent is a wooden fishing vessel.

Built: 1931

Registered length: 23.18m

Currently in Newlyn, Cornwall

The owner is willing to give this vessel to someone who might restore her, for the sum of £1. Contact if interested.

See further details of this vessel on the National Register.

The boat has an amazing history which includes clandestine service (yet to be fully researched) during the second World War in Norwegian waters when she was loaned from Stevensons to the Admiralty. Read the full story here: