Certificate no 2821
Status Registered


Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Launch
Location River Thames
Vessel type Harbour Service
Current use Ongoing conservation
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Sittingbourne Building Co Ltd, Sittingbourne
Built in 1941
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
52.50 feet (16.00 m)
Breadth: Beam
To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Air Draft
To be confirmed



Originally allocated H.M. Dockyard Chatham but re-allocated to Commander of the Dockyard at Sheerness. Delivered and completed in July 1941 and remained in Sheerness until 1950. Re-engined with a Foden FD6 in 1958 and re-allocated to Mersey RNVR.  Became PAS RNVR Mersey under Devonport control. Allocated to HMS GANGES in 1966 for use by St Ignatius College CCF.  In 1967 she was towed to Harwich by Mastiff.

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Key dates

  • 1941

    Built by Sittingbourbne Shipbuilding Co Ltd

  • 1941

    Transferred to Sheerness

  • 1958

    re-engined with a Foden FD6

  • 1959

    Moved to the Mersey

  • 1966

    Allocated to HMS Ganges for use by St. Ignatius College

  • 1967

    Moved to Harwich

  • 2014

    New owner

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