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Victor, 82 tons, 82.2 x 20.3 x 6, was built in 1895 by Shrubsalls at Ipswich for Owen Parry. Until the Second World War she collected linseed from farms around the East Coast and took it to Owen Parry's Mill in Colchester returning to London with the oil in barrels. During the War she loaded munitions out of Chatham dock and is lucky to have survived a bomb that directly hit and completely destroyed a lighter lying alongside
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