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Visit ‘Historic Harwich’ All Day Trips

22nd September 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

HMS Victor

Leaving from outside the Old Custom House, Ipswich at 9am and returning approximately 4:30pm to 5pm. Victor’ will motor/sail to Harwich Ha’penny pier with mid-morning coffee, biscuits and a bacon roll on the way. Passengers will leave the Victor at approx. 10.45am to 11am for a 90 minute conducted tour of Historic Harwich by guides from the Harwich Society. We will return to the Victor at 12:30pm for drinks and a two course lunch with wine, picnic style if COVID restrictions are still in place. Victor will then leave Harwich to sail/motor back to the Old Custom House with a cream tea on the way.

Victor was built in 1895 by Shrubsalls at Ipswich for Owen Parry of Colchester, mainly for use in the linseed oil trade. In 1947 she was the last sailing barge to be decommissioned. She was converted to a motor barge in the 1950s, restored in 1974 and refurbished in 2005/7.

The cost is £65 per head, including a donation to Harwich Society.

Booking and Payment information:

For all trips please book and pay-online at https://ipswichmaritimetrust.setmore.com

If booking and payment on-line is not possible or for any questions regarding the trips, please contact John Warren at jbwarren5@gmail.com or on 07789 825 680

Parking and special dietary requirements

Limited parking available on the Island site by prior arrangement, courtesy of ABP. For a parking permit or for special dietary requirements please contact John Warren at jbwarren5@gmail.com or on 07789 825 680


22nd September 2022
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Old Customs House
33 Key Street
Ipswich, IP4 1BZ United Kingdom


John Warren – barge trips