Certificate no 2204
Status Registered
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Details

Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Lifeboat
Location Whitby
Vessel type Dungeness Class Lifeboat
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 1918
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
8.00 feet (2.44 m)
Length: Overall
33.97 feet (10.36 m)
Tonnage: Gross
0.00
Air Draft
To be confirmed

History

ROBERT and ELLEN ROBSON was a 34 foot Rubie designed Dungeness self righter. She was based at Tramore from 1918 to 1923; Aberdeen from 1924 to 1939 and 1943 to 1947; and finally Whitby from 1947 to 1957. Whilst serving in Aberdeen, she saved a total of twenty one lives. She was put on display at Whitby in July 2001 and remains in good condition.

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