Fishing boat "Connie Baxter LR 22, in rough seas on Morecambe Bay
Keith Willacy collection
Fishing boat “Connie Baxter in rough seas on Morecambe Bay. This boat was registered at Lancaster as LR 22 and was built by Crossfields of Arnside in 1917 for owner/skipper Samuel Baxter. She had an overall length of 31ft 8in. A beam of 10 ft and weighed 8.9 tons. She was Smack rigged with a mainsail, topsail, jib and staysail and had an auxiliary motor and a crew of two or three.