Traditional Boats of Ireland Book
History, Folklore and Construction
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This vessel is a Manx Nobby, originally built at Peel, Isle of Man by Nicholson & Watson for William Ball and was first registered as RY40 (Ramsey), later purchased by the Adare brothers from Balbriggan and reregistered as D79 (Dublin) and finally purchased by Billy Smith and registered as B113 (Belfast).
The vessel is currently undergoing a reconstruction and conversion to a pleasure craft by her current owner Paddy Murphy of Renvyle.