Herbert John

Liverpool Single Screw built 1939 by Groves & Gutteridge Ltd, Cowes

Designated ensign Designated house flag

2268

Registered


Service Vessel

Lifeboat


Liverpool Single Screw

Falmouth


Undergoing Restoration

Private Use


No

No


20/05/2009

01/05/2012



Gallery


Propulsion

Sail/Engine

Inboard


None

None


Dimensions

To be confirmed

10.30 feet (3.14 metres)


35.60 feet (10.86 metres)

3.00 feet (0.92 metres)


0.00


History

Currently being restored to Original Condition. We are lacking information on this particular vessel. If you have any information on this vessel past or present, please contact us.

Previous names

  1. RNLB Herbert John
  2. Seadrift
  3. Paua
  4. Alexis

Subsequent developments

November 2010 Structural work is all but complete with a relaunch planned for next year. Source: current owner. May 2011 Engine now installed. Completion should be late autumn and relaunch planned for Spring 2012 Source: current owner.

If you are the owner of the vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

hawse eye:

tubular metal fitting in the bows of a vessel through which the anchor cable passes