TM2532 : Ex Trinity House Light Vessel LV18

taken 8 years ago, near to Harwich, Essex, Great Britain

Ex Trinity House Light Vessel LV18
Ex Trinity House Light Vessel LV18
Now used as a floating exhibition this lightship was employed off the Welsh coast, on the St Gowan station. She was built for Trinity House, London in 1957/58, by Philip and Son, Dartmouth, a riveted steel construction, and carried a crew of 9.
Dimensions:
Length o.a.: 133 feet (ca. 40.54 m)
Length: 114 feet (ca. 34.75 m)
Beam: 26.5 feet (ca. 8.08 m)
Draught: 12.5 feet (ca. 3.80 m)
Displacement: 525 t
1995 withdrawn from service
1997 sold to Sea Containers Ltd. for use in a proposed marina development at House Creek, Harwich which did not go ahead, and remain moored in the harbour moored off Shotley. She has been used by various radio stations and was used in film work before her current employment.
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Date Taken
Friday, 16 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 20 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2597 3286 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.8984N 1:17.2043E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2591 3287
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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