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Old 10-11-2011, 06:03 PM   #1
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Ancient History

Can anyone help with an enquiry we have received..look at the attached picture and see if you can answer the questions

WHERE? BOAT TYPE? MAKER? YEAR?

Any help gratefully received
Mike
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Old 10-11-2011, 06:46 PM   #2
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There was a Wompy Speedboat co in 1929 in england.
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Old 12-11-2011, 11:34 AM   #3
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Looks as if it could possibly be an 'end of the pier' type speedboat, I will show the picture to my Father, he used to run seaside speedboats (beach launched) in the 40's 50's & 60's & knew others that did, just a slight chance (if it was south coats based) it may ring a bell with him.
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