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33ft Whitby Coble - 'Njord'

This particular Coble belongs to my Mate's Dad, many happy and sometimes drunken afternoons have been spent on her doing a spot of fishing. The details of the boat are below:

Built: 1966, Clarksons Of Whitby (Gordon Clarkson)

Engine: Ford 4D (4L Diesel 80-90bhp)

Speed: 8-10 Knots

Length: 33ft

Beam: 9ft (Including Gunwhales)

Displacement: 4.5 Tonnes

Construction: Larch & Oak (Clinker Built)

Owner: Mr. R Suggitt (Hartlepool)

 

A good site for more information on the various cobles is http://www.tradboat2.co.uk/sourcepages/cobles/cobles.htm

The pictures below show 'Njord', the Coble on which the model is based:

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