Certificate no 2180
Status Archived


Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Lifeboat
Location Hartlepool
Vessel type Oakley 37 ft Lifeboat
Archive reason More information required
Current use Museum based
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Groves & Gutteridge Ltd, Cowes
Built in 1962
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
11.51 feet (3.51 m)
Length: Overall
36.98 feet (11.28 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



Built by Groves and Guttridge as the ROBERT AND DOROTHY HARDCASTLE ON966 a 37ft Oakley fitted with twin Perkins P4M diesels.. Stationed at Boulmer1962 to 1968 and at Filey 1968 to 1993. In total, launched 210 times and saved 30 lives. Sold in 1993. On display at Hartlepool power station from February 1998.

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