File NLW MS 22633iA - Yacht's log-book

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NLW MS 22633iA


Yacht's log-book


  • 1923-1927 (Creation)

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i, 51 ff. (blank from f. 41; ff. 44-5, 49-50 missing) 160 x 200 mm. Bound in full leather with gold fillet; label on front cover with Log Book Yacht Ayesha in gold

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Donated by; Mr H. Turner-Evans (brother-in-law of Joseph Boumphrey),; Bronwydd,; 1988

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Log-book of the yacht Ayesha, 4 August 1923 - 15 August 1927, kept by Joseph Boumphrey (1881-1951) of Liverpool, later of Aber-soch, shipping engineer, describing races, regattas and sailings on Merseyside, the North Wales coast, in particular the Llŷn peninsula, Menai Straits and Anglesey, and the Isle of Man (see Beti Isabel Hughes, The Log-books of the yacht Ayesha and the S. C. Y. C. at Abersoch, Cymru a'r Môr, 16 (1994), 116-23). A reference to the formation of the South Caernarfonshire Yacht Club is found on f. 5. An incomplete draft of the same, 21 May - 3 September 1927, found loose inside the volume, has been filed separately (MS 22633iiA).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 22633iA

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  • Text: NLW MS 22633iA.