Sailing Barge Victor sails again. The photograph by Graham Smith on page 2 is of the bow and anchor of Sailing Barge Victor moored at Common Quay.

Victor, at 82 tons, was built by Horace Shrubsall at the Dock End Yard, Ipswich in 1895. After years in freight service, she underwent a major refit 2005 to 2006 at both Maldon and Mistley. David 'Wes' Westwood of Ipswich is the Skipper and a well-known figure in Ipswich and on the River Orwell.

Since 12 July, much to the relief of supporters, S.B. Victor was able to restart cruises.(

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