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Restoration

of

MB 278

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MB 278

Brave Little Ship who fought through the first & second world wars and continues to survive 

BOAT NAME: MB 278

BOAT TYPE: Naval Pinnace

BOAT LENGTH: 30ft

BOAT BEAM: 8ft 3ins 

BOAT DRAFT: 2ft 6ins

BOAT DISPLACEMENT: 8.85Tons TM

BOAT CONSTRUCTION:  Teak on Rock Elm and Oak

BOAT BUILDER: J White & Son, Cowes, IoW

BOAT YEAR: 1914

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HISTORY  

MB278 has a remarkable history spanning 100 years and two World Wars , and bares the scares to prove it.

 

A rare piece of British Maritime History 

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RESTORATION 

The story behind MB278 restoration  , in picture. From wreck through to her restoration and maiden voyage with the Dunkirk Fleet , in under three months.