Towed into Newhaven from Beachy Head, August 28 1935

By Brian Pritchard

On the 28th August 1935, the steamship "BAY FISHER" towed the motor-yacht PURA into Newhaven, from about 1 mile off Beachy Head.

Is anyone able to provide futher information of this incident, maybe from a newspaper article.

Thank you,


Photo: Illustrative image for the 'MOTOR YACHT
This page was added by Brian Pritchard on 14/12/2009.
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From the Newhaven West Pier Log. (Note the yacht name was logged as 'RUSA' not 'PURA')

28/8/1935 , 10.36hrs Bay Fisher arrived towing M.Y. Rusa

28/8/1935 , 13.27hrs M.Y. Rusa departed

29/8/1935 , 22.47hrs Bay Fisher departed

By Pete
On 13/12/2009

Have you tried Lloyds Register?

The following address might be useful :


It has provided me with in-depth information in similar circumstances.

By Pete Aswell
On 21/12/2009

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