Polly MN12 33ft Howard built in 1889

She was a small Class III oyster smack built by the celebrated builder of spritsail barges, John Howard at North Street, Maldon, in 1889. She was the first winner of the Tom Bolton Memorial Cup at the OGA East Coast Race in 1964.

Maldon scene. Smacks MN23 LIZZIE ANNIE, CK482 KINGFISHER, MN12 POLLY, MN4 SKYLARK.
A glass plate by Douglas Went photograph.
Smack POLLY MN12 at Maldon.
Photograph sent from SSBR.