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Irish Mariner
27th January 2008, 22:53
Gentlemen, I AND SOME OTHERS HAVE HAD A REQUEST FROM OUR GOOD COLLEAGUE YOUNG WESTY LOOKING FOR INFO ON THE GRACIOUS,WE BELIEVE SHE ENDED UP ROUND SLIGO WAY AFTER BEING IN KILLYBEGS. CAN ANYONE PLEASE ADVISE ANY USEFUL INFO AS TO HER IRISH HISTORY OR EVEN A PIC?? ITS A MATTER OF SENTIMENT FOR YONG WESTY AS IT WAS HIS GRANDADS BOAT. THANKS LADS

OffScotland
28th January 2008, 12:14
Would this be the 1957 built GRACIOUS (G 227). Length: 9.75m
If so she retired from fishing 27/7/1999 according to the EU Fleet List.

OffScotland
28th January 2008, 12:16
Should have added that I found the Registrar in Galway very helpful when I visited:-
Anne Wynne
Registrar of Shipping
Customs & Excise
Custom House
Flood Street
Galway

Tel: 00353 91 536 324
Fax: 00353 91 536 385

restlesswave
29th January 2008, 00:03
found out the day for him she`s in mullaghmore.

jacklad
29th January 2008, 19:59
there was a picture of her in marine times awhile ago:)

ruri-ul45
15th May 2008, 20:21
seen her in mullaghmore in october last year. rigged up for sailing

tommy_greaney
28th May 2008, 22:48
Hi have just found this web site And would like to let you know that I bought the boat mfv gracious from killiebegs and kept her in barna galway west coast ireland before selling her to muloughmore sligo were she was converted to sailing.this is the boat that was built by t summers fraseburagh scothland in 1958.I regret have to sell this boat but it was due to financial needs at the time,i have some photos of her steaming close up that were given to me but lost the rest due to computor problems i would be happy to send these by email .