Certificate no 2202
Status Registered
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Details

Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Lifeboat
Location Chatham Historic Dockyard
Vessel type Standard 35 ft Sailing & Pulling Class L
Current use Museum based
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No

Construction

Builder Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company, Blackwall
Built in 1909
Hull material
Rig Unknown
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Manpower
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None

Dimensions

Breadth: Beam
8.49 feet (2.59 m)
Length: Overall
34.98 feet (10.67 m)
Tonnage: Gross
0.00
Air Draft
To be confirmed

History

LIZZIE PORTER was based at Holy Island from 1909 to 1925 and then at North Sunderland from 1925 to 1936. She was launched 34 times in total and saved 77 lives. She was twice awarded the RNLI silver medal and was put on display at Chatham Historic Dockyard from April 1996.

Key dates

  • 1909

    Built at Thames Ironworks

  • 1996

    Transferred to Chatham Historic Dockyard

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