Certificate no 2630
Status Registered


Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Launch
Location Oulton Broad
Vessel type Harbour Service
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions Yes
Info required Yes


Builder Unknown
Built in 1954
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None


Length: Overall
33.00 feet (10.07 m)
Breadth: Beam
8.00 feet (2.44 m)
3.00 feet (0.91 m)
Air Draft
To be confirmed
Tonnage: Gross


TERRIER was built as a Harbour Launch in 1954 on the River Clyde. The builder is unknown. At present the vessel is in hull and deck only condition and requires full restoration. The owners hope to convert her to a water taxi with electric engine for the Lowestoft Harbour area.

The vessel was built with a helmsman's cabin amidships and a semi open area aft for passengers and cargo. The current owners took a decision to use a historic wooden vessel rather than a purpose built craft. As part of the restoration the owners will install two electric motors.

Key dates

  • 1953

    Built on the River Clyde as a harbour launch

  • 2012

    In hull and deck condition undergoing restoration at Oulton Broad Suffolk

  • 2015

    Relaunched as water taxi with elctric engine for Lowestoft harbour area

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