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Ada PZ 479
Ada PZ 479
PZ 479 Ada.
2nd class lugger, 6.25 tons, 27' 27" long, 2 men 1 boy crew.
Built Porthleven 1906. Motor fitted 1913.

Owner‐skipper Edwin Pezzack 1906‐1916,
sold Penzance; Owner Percy Coleman, Kenneth Bennetts 1916,
sold St Ives. Skipper Edward Reynolds.
List: 2218 Brownfield 
 
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Ada PZ196
Ada PZ196
Ada PZ 196
Ada. 2nd class lugger. 32.7 foot. 9.9 beam. 7 ton.
Built Porthleven 1903
for Richard Nicholls, Newlyn. Richard Nicholls, Newlyn Town was listed as eligible to vote for harbour commissioners, 1906 ( CRO NHC/7/Box 1; NA 2367 CRO). Richard Nicholls, Newlyn Town was listed as owning PZ 196 Ada, which entitled him to vote for election of two boat owners as Harbour Commissioners, list dated 13/10/1915 at CRO NHC/8 Box 2 (890 CRO) when the boat was listed as not worked.
1916 sold to Charles Thompson, Newlyn, skipper Richard Nicholls;
1916 sold same year to John Harvey, Newlyn. 1917 7hp Kelvin fitted.
1928 sold to William Orchard, Porthleven.
1940 sold to George Catchpole, Marazion.
1941 sold to William Thompson & Fredrick Tooks, Penzance. Worked through war years. List: 3663 Butts.

References: Penlee House Box 33 DH/PM/3 No80. NA 3266, 3535 
 
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Agatha PZ218
Agatha PZ218
PZ 218 Agatha. 1st class lugger. 46 foot. 26 ton.
Built Porthleven 1878 for Philip Symons, Porthleven, skipper Richard Pascoe.
1892 sold to John Harvey & Henry Jacka, Newlyn, skipper John Harvey. John Harvey was listed as eligible to vote for harbour commissioners, 1906 ( CRO NHC/7/Box 1; NA 2367 CRO).

1908 broken up. List: 3663 Butts. NA 1199 
 
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Agnes PZ 334
Agnes PZ 334
PZ 334 Agnes. 2nd class lugger, 31.5ft, 11 tons. Built Porthleven 1885. Owner Edward Downing. Wrecked Boscowan Point in Mounts Bay, 1925. List: 1330 Madron. Reference: Tregenza 1984:63. 
 
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Ann Marcel PZ389
Ann Marcel PZ389
PZ 389 Ann Marcel. Built by Peake. A 27‐foot crabber built for David Hosking, of Porthleven. Launched in August
1965. PZ 389 was the largest boat built in Newlyn for over thirty years. She was designed by Mr HN Peake to the
requirements of the White Fish Authority, and was 27 feet long with a beam of 9 feet and 3 ft 6 inch draft. She was
carvel‐built of one‐inch larch planking on sawn oak frames at 15 inch centres: the keel and stem were also of oak.
As befitting her intended purpose, she had a large unobstructed well deck aft with a steering shelter forward; the
engines (located immediately aft of the steering shelter) consisted of a 24 hp Lister main engine with an 8½ hp
similar engine on the port quarter; the main engine alone giving her a speed of about eight knots. An Echo sounder
was also fitted. Reference: Glenys Peake, 2009. CG Bainbridge, Cornish Boats and Boat‐builders: Peake's of
Newlyn, Cornish Magazine, Vol 8 No 8 December 1965:178‐179. NA 1041, 1042, 1043. 
 
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Aspire PZ 543
Aspire PZ 543
PZ 543 Aspire. 2nd class dandy, 32 foot, 9½ ton, built Porthleven 1894 for James Pascoe, Porthleven. 1907 sold to
John Tremithick, Porthleven, 1907 name changed to ASPIRE. John Tremethick, Newlyn Town, was listed as owning
PZ 543 Aspire, which entitled him to vote for election of two boat owners as Harbour Commissioners, list dated
13/10/1915 at CRO NHC/8 Box 2 (890 CRO). 1915 motor fitted. 1923 registration cancelled. 
 
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CoeurDeLIon-PZ74
CoeurDeLIon-PZ74
PZ74 Coeur-de-Lion

Charlie & Bobby Laity, Long lIner, Potter ,hand lining for Mackerel and even Pilchard driving when the strike was on at Newlyn market. 
 
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Endeavour PZ 119  Robert PASCOE's boat
Endeavour PZ 119 Robert PASCOE's boat
Endeavour PZ 119 Robert PASCOE's boat 
 
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Girl Sybil (previously named Patricia) PZ595
Girl Sybil (previously named Patricia) PZ595
PZ 595 was built in Porthleven in 1912 by the boat building firm of Kitto.
She is 35ft, plus an eighteen foot bow spirit.
Originally named the Patricia, she worked out of Newlyn as a pilchard driver.
Originally a sailing boat, later motorised with wheelhouse added.
Early skipper was Bob Vingoe (GH).
The Patricia would have been renamed Girl Sybil when the boat was acquired by the Vingoe family of Newlyn.
The owner named the boat for his daughter. His daughter was the manageress of the Stevenson Grocery shop in the Strand and later married Arthur Gribble.
She acquired the boat on the death of her father in the mid 1930s who died on the boat at sea.
The boat was then sold to the Stevensons who retained the name and continued to work her as a pilchard driver throughout the war years. 
 
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Myrtle PZ4
Myrtle PZ4
Myrtle PZ 4 
 
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Ocean Reaper PZ4
Ocean Reaper PZ4
Ocean Reaper PZ 4 - Ned MINERS family 
 
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Priscilla PZ 5
Priscilla PZ 5
Priscilla PZ5