Built as a private motor yacht by William Osbourne in 1937, GERFALCON served as a Royal Navy Auxiliary patrol craft during the Second World War, having been requisitioned in June 1940 from her owner at the time, Commander V Searles-Wood.
The vessel was first registered in 1938 by the Registrar of Shipping at Littlehampton. Since bought by her present owner she has been lovingly restored to her original condition and in 2012 was selected to take part in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant.
ADLS News: Fleet news, Spring 2015
Built by William Osbourne at Arun Shipyard Littlehampton, West Sussex for Commander Valentine Searles-Wood of Warerlooville Hampshire
Requisitioned by the Admiralty for the Dunkirk evacuation
Vessel selected for Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant on 3 June 2012
Bought by present owner
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