World of Boats at dinghy

  • Boat Name: Unknown
  • Boat Use: Recreational
  • Boat Type: Dutch Pram
  • Build Date: 1930’s
  • Country of Origin: Holland
  • Area of Origin: Haarlem
  • Boat Dimensions: Length 7 ft 9 in Width 4 ft 2 in

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Description

This little dinghy was built by Van der Meer and Zonen around 1930. In May 1940 she helped in the escape of Mr & Mrs Zeylmaker of Haarlem from the Nazis.

History

The dinghy was reconditioned by Commander J.L. Watkinson and presented to the museum by Sir John Palmer of Chagford.

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