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Name Official number Flag IMO
BRITANNIA  99900  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1893  20/04/1893  04/1893 
Vessel type Vessel description
Yacht   Steel Sailing Vessel  Cutter
Builder Yard Yard no
D & W Henderson & Co., Glasgow Meadowside  366 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
115 grt / 115 nrt / 221 tm 177.0 ft loa  23.7 ft    15.0 ft 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
HRH the Prince of Wales (later HM King Edward VII) , London  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1898 Daniel Cooper, Newmarket and others.
1900 HRH the Prince of Wales
c1902 Sir Richard Henry Williams Bulkeley, Beaumaris.
1910 HM King George V, London 
Vessel history
Royal Yacht. Racing cutter.
Designed by George L Watson.
Won 33 of the 43 races she took part in her first year of competition alone. She eventually was used for cruising only but had amassed a total of 231 first prizes in her racing days.
1897 offered on sale at £5,000.  
Remarks
Lloyd's Register of Yachts in 1901 gives dimensions 100.0 ft(BP) 87.45 ft(WL) x 23.3 ft x 12.6 ft depth.

In 2014 a project, 'KI Britannia', is continuing to complete a replica with the hull already constructed and moored at Hythe, Hampshire. £8M required to complete the replica. 
End year Fate / Status
1936  Scuttled 10/07/1936 
Disposal Detail
Scuttled in St Catherine's Deep, off the Isle of Wight in accordance with the dying wishes of King George V. Sunk by charges set by HMS Winchester 
 

 



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