Certificate no 1916
Status Registered


Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Light vessel
Location Harwich
Current use Ongoing conservation
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Philip & Son, Dartmouth
Built in 1956
Hull material Steel
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 2
Propulsion Towed
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
26.50 feet (8.08 m)
12.50 feet (3.81 m)
Length: Overall
114.00 feet (34.77 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


Built in 1956 by Philip & Son of Dartmouth, LV 18 was the last manned light vessel in service as an offshore support group vessel.

She was purchased by her present owners in 2002 as a museum project and was due to open in 2007 on Harwich waterfront.

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