Malcolm Miller

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The Malcolm Miller on a buoy in Falmouth harbour, August 2009.
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Name: Malcolm Miller
Builder: John Lewis & Sons, Aberdeen
Yard number: 353
Laid down: 23 March 1967
Launched: 10 October 1967
In service: 10 March 1968
Renamed: Helena C (2001)
Identification: Official number 303228
Callsign MYFU
General characteristics
Class and type: Private yacht
Tonnage: 219 grt
Length: 148 feet 2 inches (45.16 m) overall
Beam: 27 feet 3 inches (8.31 m)
Draught: 14 feet 9 inches (4.50 m)
Propulsion: 7,110 square feet (661 m2) sail, 2 x Perkins T 6 354 (M) 240 horsepower (180 kW) diesel engines
Sail plan: Schooner
Speed: 8.61 knots (15.95 km/h)

Malcolm Miller was a sail training ship which was built in Aberdeen, Scotland by John Lewis & Sons, shipbuilders. She was sold out of service in 2001 and renamed Helena C and currently serves as a private yacht.


Malcolm Miller was built in 1967, half of the construction cost being donated by Sir James Miller, a former Lord Mayor of London and Lord Provost of Edinburgh. She was named for Sir James' son Malcolm, who had been killed in a car accident.[1] The ship was designed by Camper & Nicholson and used by the Sail Training Association as a Sail Training Ship.[2] Malcolm Miller was a sister ship to Sir Winston Churchill.

In 2000, Malcolm Miller was replaced in service by Stavros S Niarchos.[3] In 2001, Malcolm Miller was sold and her new owners renamed her Helena C.[1]

See also