speedwellOwned by Derek Bayley, who bought her of Chris Tulloch.  She has been stood in the corner of Liverpool Marina for over 12 years. At the moment she’s been stripped out and sat on a steel frame in preparation for moving her to another yard.

Since this picture was taken Speedwell is undergoing a rebuild. Derek has pulled the stem to bits and it looks as though stem forefoot and deadwood will all have to be renewed, sourcing oak for this at the moment after which things should move on apace.

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