VANESSA is believed to have been used in the Normandy landings during the Second World War and is thought to have been given the houseboat name of VANESSA in 1950. She has a Farimile 'D' type hull with reduced bow, 4 bow ramps and steel plating to deck, hull sides, bridge and gun positions.
Although this vessel has been disposed,we are lacking information in order to update her record. If you have any past information, please contact us.
Ross, J and Lambert G, Allied Coastal Forces of World War II, Conway Maritime Press, 1990
Possibly built by Solent Shipyards on The Hamble, Sarisbury Green?
Believed to have been used in the D-Day landings and /or in the Walcheren Operations
In service as an Assault Landing Craft
Believed to have been given the name VANESSA on conversion to houseboat
Featured in Allied Coastal Forces of World War Two (Conway Maritime Press)
In use as a houseboat in Bembridge Harbour, Isle of Wight
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