Astonishing Restoration to be Revealed, Autumn 2016
The above photograph of Mist, taken in 2006, shows that, although abandoned, she still retained her shape. Even so, it has taken skilled shipwright John Krejsa nine years to restore this craft as a retirement project. The results of these endeavours are to be revealed in the Autumn of 2016. We have the 'before' picture; the 'after' is eagerly anticipated. The full story of Mist being found and rescued is on the Albert Strange Association website, linked to below.
Built : 1907 by P McKeown in Belfast, Northern Ireland
LOA : 26' 6"
LWL : 20' 0"
Beam : 7' 1"
Draught : 4' 2"
Displacement : 5 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 124663
OGA Boat Number : 0370
Design : N° 102, Lula
Mist Custodians & Home Ports
John Krejsa (2006-2017...) Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
RA Neeson (?-1993-?) Ireland
George Mackie (1978-1980-?) Clynder, Scotland
John S McFarlane (1970-1977) Gourock, Scotland
Alan McDowell (1963-1969) Whitehaven, England
K Smyth (1958-1962) Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland
RG Chambers LDS (1957) Belfast, Northern Ireland
W Andrews jun (1956) Belfast, Northern Ireland
George R Brien (?-1951-1955) Strangford, Northern Ireland
EA Praeger (?-1911-1927-?) Belfast, Northern Ireland
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