Oriette (Erne)

orietteOriette ‘Erne’ had in fact been built in 1924 by Crossfield's at their small Arnside boatyard on the foreshore of Morecambe Bay, undertaking a special commission for Lord Meath and his brother Colonel Brabazon to build a cruising yacht but to the lines of the well known and proven Prawner class working boat design. The name ‘Erne’ was taken from Loch Erne a large lake near to the family estates in Ireland.

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