Registration number 140
Status Registered


Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Light vessel
Location Canvey Island
Vessel type Lightship
Current use None
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Hill, Charles & Sons, Bristol
Built in 1869
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Propulsion Towed
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
21.48 feet (6.55m)
10.98 feet (3.35m)
Length: Overall
105.67 feet (32.23m)


LV 44 was built in 1869 as a Trinity House light vessel with a wooden hull. She was sold out of service in 1945 to Erith Yacht Club and later to Pitsea Motor Yacht Club. She is now lying derelict at Pitsea Country Park.

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Williams, Peter, Leading Lights: Light Vessel Directory, Peter Williams Associates, pp57-60, Volume 1, Edition 3, 1995  

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