Certificate no 2494
Status Registered
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Details

Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Launch
Location London
Vessel type Pilot Boat 40
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No

Construction

Builder Thornycroft, J I & Co Ltd, Hampton
Built in 1928
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 2
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None

Dimensions

Breadth: Beam
9.10 feet (2.78 m)
Depth
16.00 feet (4.88 m)
Length: Overall
40.50 feet (12.35 m)
Tonnage: Gross
0.00
Air Draft
To be confirmed

History

LINGUARD was built by J J Thornycroft, London in 1928 as a gentleman's motor and auxiliary sail vessel and her first owner was Atherton Henry Hayhurst-France. During World War II she was requisitioned by the Admiralty and was used to take commanders to their ships. After the war the vessel reverted to private ownership and subsequent owners, who have their names engraved on the ships bell are: 1964 Atherton Henry Hayhurst-France, 1964 Richard Derek Sothern, 1968 Juliet Elizabeth Hersy, 1979 David Hersy, 1980 Angela Gay Finch Bisset, 2009 Bersi Keuper followed by the current owner.

Key dates

  • 1928 Built by J J Thornycroft, London
  • 1964 change of owner
  • 1964 change of owner
  • 1968 change of owner
  • 1979 change of owner
  • 1980 change of owner
  • 2009 change of owner

Grants

  • June 2012

    A Sustainability Grant of £500 for remedial work was made from the Strategic Development Fund of National Historic Ships UK
    Source: National Historic Ships UK

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