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Name: ALICE
Type: Yacht
Launched: 16/11/1929
Completed: 12/1929
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1399
Dimensions: 460grt, 199nrt, 162.9 x 27.0 x 13.1ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, Sulzer type, 720bhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 12.0knots
Reg Number: 161340
History:
07/12/1929 Sir Richard A Cooper, London
09/1939 The Admiralty
1947 Edmund Crane, London; renamed NATALIE
1952 Registered at Durban
1955 Registered at Jersey
1959 William Buckland, London
1965 JD Brayley, London
1970 F Sakakibara, Tokyo
1971 Hatsukaichi Kanko Co, Tokyo
1974 Unknown owner, Hiroshima
No later history known
Comments: Designed by Cox & Stevens of New York
09/1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty for anti-submarine duties
1941: Purchased for use as an accommodation ship
1974: Became a static exhibit in a theme park at Hiroshima


Above photo as ALICE is courtesy of Ian Rae

Above photo believed to be of NATALIE is courtesy of Photoship

Yorkshire Post, Monday, 18/11/1929