- The Duke
DUKE OF CORNWALL is an ex RNLI lifeboat built by Groves & Gutteridge of Cowes in 1959. She is of double diagonal mahogany construction and has twin diesel engines by Gardner, model 6LW.
She was stationed at The Lizard from 1960 to 1984 and was sold out of service in 1989 and was privately owned in Newcastle and then South Wales until 10 years ago when she came to Dartmouth and has since undergone extensive restoration.
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Built by Groves and Gutteridge in Cowes, Isle of Wight as a Lifeboat for the RNLI
Stationed on The Lizard and launched 124 times saving 93 lives
Sold out of service to an owner in Newcastle and South Wales
Sold to an owner in Dartmouth and underwent extensive restoration. She was in first class condition as originally launched externally. Internally she was fitted with six comfortable berths
She became part of a small fleet of Historic Lifeboats from the West Country in Dartmouth
Vessel is thought to be in good condition in Dartmouth and used as a Commercial and Pleasure Craft
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