Previous names

  • Rewga
Certificate no 2397
Status Registered


Function Fishing Vessel
Subfunction Long Liner
Location Shoreham on Sea
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Richards Ironworks Co Ltd, Lowestoft
Built in 1956
Hull material Steel
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
20.49 feet (6.25 m)
10.43 feet (3.18 m)
Length: Overall
90.62 feet (27.64 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


OCEAN DAWN was built as a long liner, a fishing vessel of steel plate construction with a Ruston and Hornsby diesel engine. She was built by Messrs Richards Ironworks Limited of Lowestoft. OCEAN DAWN is one of the last long liners left from the Ocean Fleet built in Lowestoft in 1956.

During her working life she fished for herring and mackerel out of Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth and became a safety stand by vessel named REWGA. Later she was sold to Sweden and used as a live-aboard vessel. On return to this country she underwent refurbishment for use as a houseboat in Shoreham.

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