Penzance Registered Luggers and MFVs

A selection of accounts of Penzance registered luggers and motor fishing vessels

July 29, 2020

PZ.613 Hawa Dilli

Hawa Dilli  – PZ.613 : 1935 – 1962 ex- Albania – PZ.613 : 1897-1916 ex- Orion – PZ.613 : 1916-1935; In the winter of 1935, the […]
July 29, 2020

PZ.613 Orion

Orion – PZ.613 : 1916-1935 Ex – Albania – PZ.613 : 1897-1916 Hawa Dilli – PZ.613 : 1935-1962. In the Summer of 1916 the Newlyn lugger […]
July 28, 2020

PZ.613 Albania

Albania – PZ.613 : 1897-1916; Orion – PZ.613 : 1916-1935; Hawa Dilli – PZ.613 : 1935-1962. [Official No. 164791; 1935] The Albania, was one of the […]
June 18, 2020

PZ.30 Percy

Percy ~ 30.PZ ; 1878-1889 Percy ~ PZ.30 ; 1889-1907 Built in 1878, the Mount’s Bay lugger Percy, was part of a significant expansion in the […]
June 18, 2020

PZ.614 Percy

Percy ~ PZ.614 ; 1907-1916 ex Annie Jane ~ PZ.614 ; 1897-1907 Percy ~ WY.? ; 1916+ Percy was built by William Peake and his sons […]
June 18, 2020

PZ.614 Annie Jane

Annie Jane ~ PZ.614 ; 1897-1907 Percy ~ PZ.614 ; 1907-1916 Percy ~ WY.? ; 1916+ The Annie Jane, one of the finest first class Mount’s […]
May 10, 2020

The Loss of Jane 26.PZ

Nearly home when disaster struck – An account of the loss of the Lugger Jane~26.PZ Re-worked a little more recently, this account was first published in the […]
May 4, 2020

PZ.528 Boy Fred

Boy Fred~528.PZ; 1893-1903 Boy Fred~PZ.528 ; 1903-31 Israel Britain~PZ.528 ; 1931-42. Built at Porthleven in 1893, for Thomas Henry Williams, the Boy Fred was registered as […]
May 3, 2020

PZ.107 Renovelle

Renovelle ~PZ.107. Ex-Edgar ~ PZ.131; & PH.202. In the summer of 1931, after less than two years on the Plymouth register, the Edgar –  having been purchased […]