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The Twin Screw Motor Yacht built by David Hillyard in 1929



Iere : Stalled Restoration, December 2019
Many of the wooden boats featured on the HBA website have been built by RJ Prior & Son of Burnham-on-Crouch. This charming Hillyard, a Gentleman's Motor Yacht, has been rescued and rebuilt by them over the last fifteen years as a project intended to be completed for use in retirement. Alas, plans change and in this case before the project has been finished. However, the hard work has been done and it's fairly routine jobs that remain. The asking price is around £60,000. A PDF of the particulars is provided here .

Iere Statistics
Built : 1929 by David Hillyard at Littlehampton, England
LOA : 45' 3"
LWL : --' -"
Beam : 10' 10"
Draught : 4' 2"
Displacement : 22 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 160287
Signal Letters : MZWC
MMSI : ---------
Sail : N° 2544

Iere Custodians & Home Ports 
RJ Prior & Son (2004-2019...) Burnham, England
KA Lee (1976-1978-?) Conyer, Kent, England
JA Perrott (1973-1975) Rochester, Kent, England
Geoffrey Palmer & Mrs Cicely Palmer (1968-1972) Rochester, Kent, England
EV Bolton (1948-1967) Rochester, Kent, England
Aquired by His Majesty's Government (1939-1947) Littlehampton, England
WP Stericker (?-1930-1939) Littlehampton, England

Iere Links 
PDF download of further detail and photographs 

Page last updated : December 2019


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