Excellent - Montague Whaler

“Excellent” is a Montague whaler, 27 ft. overall and clinker built using mahogany planking on Canadian elm ribs/frames.  She was built in 1964 at the Apprentices school at Flathouse Jetty, Rudmore, in Portsmouth.  She was the last of her type built here and was one of the last in service with the Royal Navy.

Boat Stats

Length Overall

 27ft

Beam

 6ft 3in

Draft

 1ft 5in

Displacement

 1.4 Tons.

Engine

 Sail or Oar

Construction

 Clinker

Date Built

 1964

Boat Yard

 Flathouse Jetty, Portsmouth

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Supported by Regional Growth Fund