Trinity House
Lightvessel No. 7

- lightvessel active from 1948 until today -

Technical data

Length o.a.: 137.25 feet (ca. 41,83 m)

Length: 119 feet (ca. 36,27 m)

Beam: 25 feet (ca. 7,62 m)
Draught: 15 feet (ca. 4,57 m)
Net tonnage: 267

Authority: Trinity House, London

Year of construction: 1948

Shipyard: Philip & Son, Dartmouth, Devon, England

Yard-No.: 1170

Contract price: 61,157 £, profit: 7,659 £
Material: steel (riveted)


November 1946

ordered by Trinity House, London

December 17th, 1948

handed over to Trinity House

1984 converted to automatic operation by Humber Ship Repairers Ltd.
1995 Sunk station
March 23rd, 2001

Newarp station

October 20th, 2003 South Goodwin station

The lightship is still in the Trinity House fleet and used as a solar powered automatic light vessel.

If anyone has news, I would be grateful for an e-mail.