S.B. Pudge - Southend Barge Match 1988.
(Photo - D.Renouf)
67 tons, built of wood at Frindsbury in 1922 by London & Rochester
82.4 x 21 x 6.8 (overall 84 x 24) as a bowsprit barge.
Auxillary 3 cylinder Bargus Co. engine installed 1935.
Bought out of trade as a twin hatched motor barge by Thames Sailing Barge Trust and rerigged 1968 for members' sailing.