ANSFM : 1993.241
Museum
Scottish Fisheries Museum
Date
20th century
Object Number
ANSFM : 1993.241
Title

The Reaper

Object Category
Boats
Object Name
Herring Drifter
Description

Reaper is a Fifie Sailing Herring Drifter, the most popular design of fishing boat on the East Coast of Scotland for the greater part of the 19th and early 20th Centuries.
 
Built by J & G Forbes at their yard at Sandhaven near Fraserburgh in 1902 for the Buchan family who lived in St. Combs, she began life as a two masted sailing lugger. With a length of 70' she was rigged with a dipping lug foresail and a standing lug mizzen.

Acquisition Number
ANSFM : 1993.241ANSFM : 1993.241
Method
Purchase
Location
Harbour