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Queen Charlotte
Queen Charlotte
Vessel Name:Queen Charlotte
Builder:E. R. Lane
Designer:J. Murray Watts
Place built:Picton
Year built:1926
Rig:Gaff schooner
Owners:Graeme and Annette Robertson (Auckland, ca 1987-??); W. A. Wilkinson (Auckland, 1948-??); H. Barret and R. Bloxham (Wellington, 19??-1948); Hugh Herd and Syndicate (Wellington, 1946-??); G. F. Bothamley and A. F. Watchlin (Wellington 1934-1946); Norman Parker (Blenheim, 1926-1934)
Notes:Rigged with a squaresail at foremast under Bothamley's ownership. Moved to Auckland 1949[?]. Lost without trace in March 1997 when hit by cyclone Gavin in Coral Sea en route to compete in Tall Ships race from Hong Kong to Osaka Japan skippered by Bob Cornell.
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Photo source:NZ Yachtsman, Oct 1937