Marlin

MARLIN
The above game boat photos was included in the bundle of Ken Warne’s photos of his launch Marline – can we uncover more about her, a very distinctive looking woody. Also maybe Jason Prew could just walk across the boat shed at the Slipway, Milford and ask Ken – he is there most days working on Marline.

Speaking of Marline the ’new’ / stripped down dog-house is coming along nicely – photos below. 

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2 thoughts on “Marlin

  1. I could be wrong here, and Ken Warne is the right man to ask, but I think MARLIN was built by the Warne brothers at Russell as CIGARETTE and launched on 3rd December 1925 with a 6 cylinder 60hp Kermath and was renamed MARLIN by Leon Warne after the first charter to Zane Grey was over in 1926.

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  2. She looks to me as if she would have been built in the very late 1920s to 1936 period & about 38-40 ft long with a beautiful flare — a really lovely boat.& naturally someone is sure to say she was built by Baileys (or Collings & Bell), as usual– but who knows?? Really interested to know more about her– KEN R

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