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VIC 26      Polarlight (2)      

 

Builder R.Dunston, Thorne
Official Nr 169281
Yard Nr 392
Launched 23/4/1943
Delivered 5/1943
Length 66.8 ft
Beam 18.4 ft
Gross 96 tons
Deadweight 140 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Steam Compound
GOVERNMENT SERVICE

On Naval service until June 1946

CIVIL USE
August 1948 – acquired by Light Shipping Co Ltd of Glasgow as “Polarlight”

She is seen below furthest from the camera in the company of her fleet mates Sir James and Raylight in the Crinan sea lock on the Crinan Canal.

 

Photograph courtesy of the Roy Cressey Collection