National Historic Ships UK)
MOONYEEN is a
motor cruiser of timber carvel construction with a DAF
diesel engine. She was built by Thornycrofts at Hampton
on Thames in 1937.
She was commissioned by J Homer to be his luxury motor
yacht only to be requisitioned by the Royal Navy in
1939. She made her way after the war to the
Mediterranean, South of France, with the Laderman
family. She was refitted in 1990 by Uve Hucke and in
2011 was based at St Jean Cap Ferrat, France.