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Find out about Thistle's
82 Reg. tons,
Built in 1895, Thistle is the oldest surviving iron barge and the
only barge to have been built in Scotland. Her hold, which used to
carry two hundred tons of cargo, now offers a rich wood panelled area,
ideal for many kinds of events and special occasions - in particular
for birthday and anniversary parties, wedding receptions, club outings
and corporate hospitality. She also has a programme of day trips that
individuals can book.
Thistle is able to carry up to 50 passengers when sailing and 70 when
static, and up to 42 guests can be accommodated for a formal seated
Based in Maldon, Essex, Thistle can also be often seen further afield
in Ipswich, Harwich, Brightlingsea, Tilbury and London.