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VIC 33        Smeaton

 

Builder Pimblott, Northwich
Official Nr 168888
Yard Nr 656
Launched 2/11/1944
Delivered 12/1944
Length 66.8 ft
Beam 18.4 ft
Gross 96 tons
Deadweight 140 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Steam Compound
GOVERNMENT SERVICE

On unspecified work with the MOWT until transfer to the Army in 1947.

CIVIL USE

Bought by the Mersey Docls and Harbour Board and re-named "Smeaton" in 1951. Later sold on to H G Pounds of Portsmouth. No official trace after 1965 although from the photograph below it looks as if she was dismantled.

 

Photograph courtesy of the Roy Cressey Collection