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HMY Fairy

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HMY Fairy was a small royal yacht and tender to the HMY Victoria and Albert. Built in 1844 by Ditchburn and Mare at Leamouth, she was commissioned in 1845.[1]

She was described as the "most perfect gem that ever floated on the water." Nothing has since been seen to compete with her in beauty.[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMY_Fairy
  2. Obituary of George Colby Mackrow