Outcast : Fleet Street Boat
Outcast was owned for many years by Sir John Junior, former editor of the Sunday Express newspaper. A later owner was Brian Hitchen, also a former editor of the Sunday Express and, before that, the Daily Star. Restored in 1994 by Nicolas Dawson, Outcast is now based in Basse-Vilaine on the French Atlantic Coast.
I came across the postcard, reproduced below, on eBay. It's from Barfleur on the French North Coast, and dated 1977.
Built : 1966 by David Hillyard at Littlehampton, England
LOA : 32' 0"
LWL : 28' 0"
Beam : 8' 9"
Draught : 4' 6"
Displacement : 9 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 309042
Signal Letters : MKLU
Outcast Custodians & Home Ports
Nicolas Dawson (?-?)
Brian Hitchen CBE (?-?)
Sir John Junior (?-1967-1985-?) Littlehampton, England
Page last updated : February 2017