Certificate no 2590
Status Archived


Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Tender
Location South Ferriby
Vessel type Seaplane Tender
Archive reason More information required
Current use Unknown
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Thornycroft, J I & Co Ltd, Hampton
Built in 1940
Hull material Wood
Rig Unknown
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Primary engine type Unknown
Boiler type


Length: Overall
39.90 feet (12.16 m)
4.49 feet (1.37 m)
Breadth: Beam
To be confirmed
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


GEE BEE was built as an RAF Seaplane Tender No 475 by Thornycroft at their Hampton Launch Co. at Platts Eyot on the Thames as yard number 2524 in 1941.

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Key dates

  • 1940

    Built by Thornycroft at their Hampton Launch Company at Platts Eyot on the River Thames as a Seaplane Tender.  Later converted to a Range Safety Launch

  • 2000

    She was sold and converted her into a Houseboat

  • 2012

    She was sold to her present owner

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