Trinity House
Lightvessel no. 89
"Lynn Well"

- lightvessel active from 1936 until 1974 -


Technical Data

Length o.a.: 98 feet (ca. 29,87 m)

Length: 87 feet (ca. 26,52 m)

Beam: 23 feet (ca. 7,01 m)
Draught: 12.5 feet (ca. 3,81 m)

Authority: Trinity House, London

Year of construction: 1936

Shipyard: Philip & Son, Dartmouth, Devon, England

Yard-No.: 832

Material: steel


September 1935 ordered by Trinity House, London
25.07.1936 handed over to Trinity House, London
1950 converted to electric light
1974 decommissioned and moored at Norwich
the lightship became a pub at Bristol. Did you know, that the lightship was used for a TV production during this years? The TV show Shoestring was about a detective who worked for a fictional radio station near the lightship. It starred Trevor Eve, who is a famous actor in Britain. The main character often met up with people in the lightship bar.


broken up