Kira : Grand Old Hillyard, Still Going Stron
Kira was up for sale in 2013 for £64,950. The price reflected her good condition and the large amount of money lavished upon her by her then owner, who'd had her for 16 years. She even has a bowthruster, the installation of which would have been a challenge on a wooden boat.
Built : 1935 by David Hillyard at Littlehampton, England
LOA : 40' 0"
LWL : 37' 0"
Beam : 11' 2"
Draught : 5' 6"
Displacement : 17 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 163809
Signal Letters: MMDD
MMSI : 235023469
Kira Custodians & Home Ports
Leitch (1997-c2013) Brighton, England
JC Bowden (1966-1980-?) Woolverstone, England
Arthur B Fraser (1960-1965) Woolverstone, England
FTJ Atkins (1956-1959) Littlehampton, England
Prof FC Wilkinson (1938-1955) Littlehampton, England
W Loudon Douglas (?-1936-1937) Littlehampton, England
Prof FC Wilkinson,
an oral surgeon who owned Kira for 17 years.
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Page last updated : December 2016