S.B.Decima - Faversham Creek, 7.11.2004.
(Photo - D.Renouf)
No. 110055 67 ton, built by Fay of steel at Southampton in 1899 for
E.J. & W. Goldsmith Ltd.
Owned by Rayfield then Greenhithe Lighterage Co. Ltd. as a motorbarge and bought by D. Wildish and rerigged as a charter barge.
Laid up at Faversham 1995, and owned by Jeremy Taunton. She has recently been purchased by Tim Goldsack at Faversham who has worked hard to restore her to sailing condition. Now sponsored by Tiptree jams she sports "Tiptree" in her topsail, and charters principally from Heybridge - www.sailingbargecharterdecima.com.