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S.B. May
S.B.May - Thames Match, 2004
(Photo - D.Renouf)

Official No. 97680. 57 tons, built of wood at Harwich in 1891 by Cann for Cranfield Bros. Ltd. of Ipswich.
Sold in 1964 to Silvertown Services Ltd. (Tate & Lyle) for occasional trade under sail and company charter barge based at St. Katherines Yacht Haven.
Transported to Canadian Lakes for the Olympic Games.

Successful racing barge under Dave Copsey 1972-1993.

Current owners are GK & CM Gadd and May can be chartered through Thames & Orwell Marine Services on 01473 780691, 07793 244394.
Details are available at www.sailingbargemay.co.uk.

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