- HSL 2550
BUCCANEER is an air sea rescue high speed launch, built by the British Powerboat Company Ltd. at Hythe in 1942. Her pennant number was HSL 2550. She served at Felixstowe, Gorlston and Leuchars among other places and was decommissioned after the Second World War. Her hull is wooden with a hard chine and whaleback and she was originally powered by three Napier Sealion engines, linked to three propellers. Subsequently, she was used as a private motor yacht. BUCCANEER was sold in the 1990s to an owner in Newcastle. She later sank and had to be destroyed.
World Ship Society British Armed Forces Small Craft Historical Society, Survivors Register (1998)
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