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

History

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
1976
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.

1995

broken up