Grace Darling

Liverpool Class built 1954 by Groves & Gutteridge Ltd, Cowes

Designated ensign Designated house flag

2178

Registered


Service Vessel

Lifeboat


Liverpool Class

Chatham


Private Use


No

No


02/03/2009

29/09/2011


Web site

www.chdt.org.uk

Gallery


Propulsion

Engine

Diesel


None

None


Dimensions

To be confirmed

10.69 feet (3.26 metres)


35.48 feet (10.82 metres)

To be confirmed


0.00


History

GRACE DARLING is a Liverpool lifeboat, fitted with twin FKR 3 engines. She was based at North Sunderland from 1954 to 1967 and then Yougal from 1971 to 1984. She was launched 106 times in total and saved 34 lives. GRACE DARLING was sold in 1985 and put on display at Chatham Historic Dockyard from April 1996.

Subsequent developments

September 2011: Vessel visit to Grace Darling by National Historic Ships.
If you are the owner of the vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

landing strake:

the strake between the binding strake and the top strake