Building of “ Mars ” at Jørgensen & Viik boat yard. for the price of 35 000 Kr
This plan of the accomodation arrangement of Lady III, given by Lisa Benson, from the Norsk Sjøfartsmuseum in Oslo, is without any doubt similar of the one of Mars (Lady : 14,65 m x 3,65 m x 2,64 m)
Sold for 8000 Kr
Bermudian cutter riging
24 june 1933 :
French registered at Le Havre.
Renamed “Skøiern”, wich means “Mischievous” in norvegian
Breaking of the mast at 2 m from the top
Engine installation : gasoline engine Ballot, 12/15 Hp
Louis Rivière sails on board of “Skøiern”. Keraudrun is in charge of the boat
Arrival in Saint Malo, coming from Jersey
Arrival in Paimpol
Requisitionned by the germans. Sent to Lézardrieux. The germans damage it badly when beaching with poles. More they try to burn it with a incendiary grenade in the cockpit, but without big damages. Ach !
End of the requisition, back to his owners, anchored in Paimpol
Sold by auction, L. Rivière buy the share of Heineman for 97 000 Fr
2d auction sale, Louis Rivière buy the share of Stern for 405 000 Fr
After 1948 :
Modification of the aft roof .
Big works. Removal of the ballast keel. Replacement of the keel bolts.
Displacement of the mast (back). New mast in Oregon pine made by Costantini
Installation of the gasoline engine Fergusson, 27 Hp
June 1951 :
At the Sibiril shipyard in Carantec
1954 : In Belle Ile….
New deck made in iroko
Transformation in ketch by L. Rivière. Metalic mizen mast coming from ‘’PEN DUICK III’’.
Main mast in spruce made by Craff
Sold to De Roux brothers for 70 000 Fr
Sold for 80 000 Fr to Bernard Gaume
around 1976 :
Replacement of the ‘’Fergusson ‘’ engine by a RMC 55D, diesel of 55 Hp, new
Sold for 110 000 Fr to Patrick Chalmeau
Décembre 79 :
1986 : First sailing in the Med, after six years of work
Summer 2000 : Participation to the Maritime meeting in Brest, Douarnenez and Ushant 2000. Marseille, Açores islands, Brest and back.
June 2006 : Sailing from Marseille for the Atlantic : Madère, Azores, Britany, Norvay…
March 2011 : Departure from Paimpol for the “Great voyage”