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"Capturing the Elegance of a Bygone Era: Kirk & Sons of Cowes and their Magnificent Yachts" Step aboard the steam yacht Joyeuse, crafted by Kirk & Sons of Cowes in 1914

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The steam yacht Joyeuse, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Joyeuse, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Joyeuse, 1914

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The 142 ton steam yacht Sapphire under way, 1920. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The 142 ton steam yacht Sapphire under way, 1920. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The 142 ton steam yacht Sapphire under way, 1920. The Sapphire was built for the Duke of Bedford, by John Brown and Co. Limited, of Clydebank in 1912

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The steam yacht Chimaera, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Chimaera, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Chimaera, 1914

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The sailing yacht Sea Belle under way, 1911. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The sailing yacht Sea Belle under way, 1911. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The sailing yacht Sea Belle under way, 1911

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The steam yacht Aldebaran under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Aldebaran under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Aldebaran under way, 1913

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Steam yacht Liberty running east. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Liberty running east. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Liberty running east. Liberty was built for Joseph Pulitzer in 1908. Designed by George Lennox Watson she was one of the largest private yachts of her day

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The Grand Staircase, Foreign Office, London, 1868

The Grand Staircase, Foreign Office, London, 1868
Engraving showing the Grand Staircase of the Foreign Office, London, with a formal evening event underway, 1868

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Steam yacht Liberty, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Liberty, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Liberty, 1914. Liberty was built for Joseph Pulitzer in 1908. Designed by George Lennox Watson she was one of the largest private yachts of her day

Background imageUnder Way Collection: A group onboard sea sled Miss England, 1922. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

A group onboard sea sled Miss England, 1922. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Claude Grahame-White in his experimental 45-foot power sledge, Miss England, 3 Sept 1922. Miss England was built of wood by the Cowes firm of S.E. Saunders in 1921

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Teignbridge TQ12 4 Map

Teignbridge TQ12 4 Map
Postcode Sector Map of Teignbridge TQ12 4

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Steam yacht Minona under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Minona under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Minona under way, 1913

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Izmes two 150 hp engines, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Izmes two 150 hp engines, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Izmes two 150 hp engines, 1913. Izme was built for Albert Vickers to take part in the British International Trophy (Harmsworth Trophy) event held at Osborne Bay in September 1913

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Grand Inspection of the Experimental Squadron at Spithead, by Her Majesty (engraving)

Grand Inspection of the Experimental Squadron at Spithead, by Her Majesty (engraving)
1095626 Grand Inspection of the Experimental Squadron at Spithead, by Her Majesty (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Somerset TA20 3 Map

Somerset TA20 3 Map
Postcode Sector Map of Somerset TA20 3

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Teignbridge TQ12 5 Map

Teignbridge TQ12 5 Map
Postcode Sector Map of Teignbridge TQ12 5

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Motor yacht Stella Maris under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Motor yacht Stella Maris under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Motor yacht Stella Maris under way, 1914

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The 65 ton motor yacht Mairi, 1921. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The 65 ton motor yacht Mairi, 1921. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The 65 ton motor yacht Mairi, 1921

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The 65 ton motor yacht Mairi under way, 1921. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The 65 ton motor yacht Mairi under way, 1921. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The 65 ton motor yacht Mairi under way, 1921

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Motor yacht Estelle under way, 1922. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Motor yacht Estelle under way, 1922. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Motor yacht Estelle under way, 1922

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Motor yacht Ytene under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Motor yacht Ytene under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Motor yacht Ytene under way, 1914

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Motorboat Ytene (18) under way, 1921. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Motorboat Ytene (18) under way, 1921. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Motorboat Ytene (18) under way, 1921

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Steam yacht under way. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht under way. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht under way

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Steam yacht Shawnee under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Shawnee under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Shawnee under way, 1914. Shawnee is listed as owned by Earl De La Warr, Buckhurst, Sussex in 1910

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The 445 ton steam yacht Vanessa under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The 445 ton steam yacht Vanessa under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The 445 ton steam yacht Vanessa under way, 1912. Vanessa later renamed Golden Eagle was built by Ramage & Ferguson, Leith and launched in 1899

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The ketch Gelasma under motor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The ketch Gelasma under motor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The ketch Gelasma under motor

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Mitcham motor launch Border Pride No3 under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Mitcham motor launch Border Pride No3 under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Mitcham motor launch Border Pride No3 under way, 1912

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Mr Bakers boat, 1922. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Mr Bakers boat, 1922. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Mr Bakers boat, 1922

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The steam yacht Glencairn, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Glencairn, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Glencairn, 1912. Originally called Liberty, Glencairn was designed by G L Watson & Co and launched by Ramage & Ferguson Ltd at Leith on 5 December 1907

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The steam yacht Latona under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Latona under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Latona under way, 1912

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Steam yacht Iliona under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Iliona under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Iliona under way, 1914

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Steam yacht Cysne under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Cysne under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Cysne under way, 1913

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Steam yacht under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht under way, 1912

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The 35 ton ketch Brown Mouse under sail, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The 35 ton ketch Brown Mouse under sail, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The 35 ton ketch Brown Mouse under sail, 1912

Background imageUnder Way Collection: 489 ton steam yacht (possibly Juicel ?) under way, 1939. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

489 ton steam yacht (possibly Juicel ?) under way, 1939. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
489 ton steam yacht (possibly Juicel ?) under way, 1939

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The steam yacht Fleur-D-Lys under way, 1911. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Fleur-D-Lys under way, 1911. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Fleur-D-Lys under way, 1911

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Unknown destroyer under way. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Unknown destroyer under way. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Unknown destroyer under way

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Line of Torpedo Boats under way, 1911. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Line of Torpedo Boats under way, 1911. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Line of Torpedo Boats under way, 1911

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Unknown hydroplane underway, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Unknown hydroplane underway, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Unknown hydroplane underway, 19th January 1912

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Unknown vessel underway. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Unknown vessel underway. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Unknown vessel underway

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Unknown hydroplane underway, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Unknown hydroplane underway, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Unknown hydroplane underway, 1914

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Unknown speedboat underway. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Unknown speedboat underway. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Unknown speedboat underway

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The French hydroplane Despujols II, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The French hydroplane Despujols II, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The French hydroplane Despujols II, 1913. The 400 hp Despujols II was owned by M. Maurice Coulumb and competed for the British International Trophy which took place in Osborne Bay, September 1913

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Unknown motor yacht under way, c1937. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Unknown motor yacht under way, c1937. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Unknown motor yacht under way, c1937

Background imageUnder Way Collection: Schooner Fantome under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Schooner Fantome under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Schooner Fantome under way, 1913

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The motor vessel Medina under way, 1932. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The motor vessel Medina under way, 1932. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The motor vessel Medina under way, 1932

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The 353 ton Bournmouth Queen closeup from port quarter, 1923. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The 353 ton Bournmouth Queen closeup from port quarter, 1923. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The 353 ton Bournmouth Queen closeup from port quarter, 1923. Bournemouth Queen was built in 1908, serving as an excursion ship from Bournemouth for much of her career

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The paddle steamer Solent Queen, 1932. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The paddle steamer Solent Queen, 1932. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The paddle steamer Solent Queen, 1932. Solent Queen was the last iron paddle steamer built for the Southampton Company, entering service in 1889

Background imageUnder Way Collection: The Chilean Destroyer Almirante Lynch under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The Chilean Destroyer Almirante Lynch under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The Chilean Destroyer Almirante Lynch under way, 1913. Almirante Lynch was the first of six Almirante Lynch class destroyers ordered by the Chilean Navy and built in Cowes, Isle of Wight by J



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"Capturing the Elegance of a Bygone Era: Kirk & Sons of Cowes and their Magnificent Yachts" Step aboard the steam yacht Joyeuse, crafted by Kirk & Sons of Cowes in 1914, as it gracefully glides through the azure waters. Behold the majestic sight of the 142-ton steam yacht Sapphire under way in 1920, a testament to Kirk & Sons' impeccable craftsmanship. Experience the timeless beauty of Chimaera, another masterpiece from Kirk & Sons in 1914, as it sails effortlessly across the horizon. Witness the sailing yacht Sea Belle under way in 1911 - a true work of art created by none other than Kirk & Sons themselves. Marvel at the sleek design and power exuded by The Steam Yacht Sea Snake, built by Kirk & Sons in 1911 - an engineering marvel on water. Transport yourself back to London's Foreign Office in 1868 and admire The Grand Staircase's opulence that still stands today. Embark on an unforgettable journey aboard The Steam Yacht Westoe from 1911 - yet another triumph for Kirk & Sons' shipbuilding legacy. Join a group onboard sea sled Miss England in 1922; experience exhilaration as you skim across waves with unmatched speed and style. Explore Teignbridge TQ12-4 Map and discover how this region played a role in shaping maritime history alongside Kirk & Sons' creations. Envision yourself cruising on board Steam Yacht Minona from 1913 - witness its gracefulness as it cuts through gentle swells. Unleash your sense of adventure with Steam Yacht Liberty from 1914; let her take you to uncharted territories with unrivaled luxury. Immerse yourself into Izmes two powerful engines from 1913; feel their raw energy propelling vessels forward into new frontiers.