Countess

built 1895 by Loynes, J & Sons, Wroxham

Designated ensign Designated house flag

331

Registered


Passenger Vessel

Launch


Bristol


Ongoing conservation

Commercial trade


No

Yes


22/05/1996

09/11/2017



Gallery


Propulsion

Motor

Diesel


None

None


Dimensions

To be confirmed

8.52 feet (2.60 metres)


39.34 feet (12.00 metres)

To be confirmed


0.00


History

Built in 1895, COUNTESS is a passenger vessel with a capacity for 32 passengers. She is based in Bristol and operates within different points in the city and is also available for charter trips.

Geoffrey Hamer, Trip Out 1995/6 - A Guide to the Passenger Boat Services of the British Isles (1995) pub: G P Hamer

Key dates

  1. 1895

    Built by J Loynes at Wroxham

  2. 2003

    Underwent re-planking and framing work on the hull.  She regularly makes passenger trips in the harbour in Bristol and up the River Avon towards Bath.  During the Bristol Harbour Regatta she operated a shuttle service to the SS Great Britain carrying over 1200 passengers. 

  3. 2008

    Sold to new owner

Bibliography

  1. 1995 Trip Out 1995/6 - A Guide to the Passenger Boat Services of the British Isles - Hamer, Geoffrey
If you are the owner of the vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

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