Certificate no 3016
Status Archived
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Details

Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Tender
Location Weymouth
Vessel type Passenger Tender
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions Yes
Info required Yes

Construction

Builder Unknown
Built in 1943
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None

Dimensions

Air Draft
To be confirmed
Length: Overall
36.00 feet (10.97 m)
Breadth: Beam
11.00 feet (3.35 m)
Depth
2.00 feet (0.61 m)
Tonnage: Gross
5.50

History

It is believed she was built in Canada in 1943 for the Royal Navy and has spent most of her working  life in and around Weymouth and Portland. She was built with a strengthened hull for working with cables and chains and was probably used in the Second World War for deploying barage balloons around Portrland Harbour as well as general duties ferrying troops and equipment.

We are lacking information on this particular vessel. If you have any information on this vessel past or present, please contact us.

Key dates

  • 1943

    Built in Canada for the Royal Navy

  • 2008

    Used by Prince William for sea survival training

  • 2012

    Owned by Coastline Cruises

Own this vessel?

If you are the owner of this vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information, please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

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