Certificate no 1733
Status Registered
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Details

Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Lifeboat
Location Chatham Historic Dockyard
Vessel type Watson Class Lifeboat
Current use Museum based
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No

Construction

Builder Groves & Gutteridge Ltd, Cowes
Built in 1945
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None

Dimensions

Breadth: Beam
11.61 feet (3.54 m)
Length: Overall
40.98 feet (12.50 m)
Tonnage: Gross
0.00
Air Draft
To be confirmed

History

SUSAN ASHLEY is a Watson twin screw motor lifeboat. Her yard number was G&G 481 and her lifeboat number was 856. She was sold out of service in 1981 and is now on display as a museum vessel.

Own this vessel?

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

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