MIZPAH – Sailing Sunday
Today’s classic photo comes to us from Lew Redwood (via Ken Ricketts) and is of the yacht Mizpah, seen here off Leigh. The two crew are – Earnie & Ted Torkington.
15-11-2021 Harold Kidd Input – This MIZPAH is the Logan Bros yacht built in November 1895 for A.L. Wilson of the NZ Herald as a centreboard 2 1/2 rater.
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This MIZPAH is the Logan Bros yacht built in November 1895 for A.L. Wilsom of the NZ Herald as a centreboard 2 1/2 rater. Lovely pic!
The Torkingtons are a founding family of the Leigh area.