Previous names

  • RNLB City of Bradford III
Certificate no 2027
Status Archived


Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Lifeboat
Location NONE
Vessel type Watson Class Lifeboat
Archive reason Disposed
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder White, J Samuel & Co Ltd, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Built in 1954
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 1
Propulsion Motor
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
12.75 feet (3.89 m)
4.50 feet (1.37 m)
Length: Overall
46.75 feet (14.26 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



Built in 1954 by J Samuel White of Cowes, Isle of Wight, CITY OF BRADFORD III is a Watson Class lifeboat of timber construction with a Parsons Barracuda diesel engine, 70 shp. She served as the Humber lifeboat from 1954 to 1977 and as the Lytham St Annes lifeboat from 1978 to 1984. During her service life she was launched 377 times and saved 113 lives. 

April 2022  - According t ur sourcrs this vessel has now been scrapped

Although this vessel has been scrapped, we are lacking information on this vessel.  If you have any details past or present, please contact us.

Key dates

  • 1954

    Built by J Samuel White

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