Certificate no 185
Status Archived


Function Passenger Vessel
Subfunction Excursion
Location St Osyth
Vessel type Excursion
Archive reason More information required
Current use Unknown
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Rowhedge Iron Works Co Ltd, Rowhedge
Built in 1925
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Unknown
Primary engine type Unknown
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
69.97 feet (21.34 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


Built in 1925, BRIGHTLINGSEA is a passenger vessel with the capacity for 150 passengers. She is based in St. Osyth.

We are lacking information on this particular vessel. If you have any information, past or present, please contact us.


Geoffrey Hamer, Trip Out 1995/6 - A Guide to the Passenger Boat Services of the British Isles (1995) pub: G P Hamer

Key dates

  • 1925

    Built by the Rowbridge Ironworks, Colchester

  • 2007

    £3000 grant made from Strategic Development Fund of National Historic Ships UK


  • March 2007

    A grant of £3000 to cover the costs of fire protection and evacuation measures was made from the Strategic Development Fund of National Historic Ships.

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