Death and Glory

This looks very like the craft from the 1984 BC movies of Coot Club and The Big Six, under the title Swallows and Amazons For Ever! I spotted this back in May (2011) whilst on the Norfold Broads, being a "hullaballoo".

My great, great, grandfather was T B Seth of Rutherglen who built the Esperance, featured in the 1974 film of Swallows & Amazons (and now at the Windermere Steamboat Museum).


Roger Lee

This article and image are ©2011 by Roger Lee, and posted on All Things Ransome with permission.

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