(ex Jane)

An Invited Friend of The Harrison Butler Association
The Bermudan Sloop built in 1938 to a design by James McGruer



Caru : Voyage From Ireland's North Coast To Brittany
Caru is For Sale (January 2018) for £8,950, located in Strangford Lough, Ireland. She was launched with the name Jane in 1938, but was renamed Caru by her second owner just one year later. In 1952 she cruised from Portrush Harbour, on the north coast of Ireland, to Brittany, France. An account of the voyage may be downloaded as a PDF from the links section, below.

Caru Statistics
Built : 1938 by McGruer & Co Ltd in Clynder, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
LOA : 27' 6"
LWL : 20' 6"
Beam : 7' 8"
Draught : 4' 6"
Displacement : 5 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : 166132

Caru Custodians & Home Ports
GB Clarke (1971-1980-?) Belfast, Ireland
HGD Clarke (1964-1970) Lough Swilly, Ireland
HJ Clarke (1957-1963) Greenock, Scotland
HWS Clark (?-1954-1956) Greenock, Scotland
Basil A Polli (1951-1952-?) Greenock, Scotland
John G Carruthers (1939-1950) Greenock, Scotland
HM Brown (1938) Greenock, Scotland

Caru Links 
Caru's voyage to Brittany (1952) PDF Download
Caru For Sale (January 2018)

Page last updated : January 2018


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