Boat owner loses skirmish over tax

Press Association
Conceptual shot of scissors forming tax over white background
Conceptual shot of scissors forming tax over white background

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%The owner of a boat once used as a launch on a Royal Navy battle cruiser built during the First World War and involved in one of the most famous engagements of the Second World War has lost a legal skirmish with the taxman.

Nicholas Brown acquired the wooden-hulled Norseman, which was used as a launch on HMS Renown, four years ago, a tax tribunal has heard.