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VIC 37     Lady Morven

 

Builder R.Dunston, Thorne
Official Nr 169370
Yard Nr 413
Launched 15/2/1944
Delivered 3/1944
Length 66.8 ft
Beam 18.4 ft
Gross 96 tons
Deadweight 140 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Steam Compound
GOVERNMENT SERVICE

On Naval service as a water carrier until 1947

1947 – transferred to the Admiralty at Rosyth

CIVIL USE

1966 - Bought by Irvine Shipping & Trading Co and re-named “Lady Morven”. At this same time she was converted from steam to diesel.

1988 - at Maryport, Cumbria, preserved by the local Maritime Museum.

The photographs below show her before and after her conversion to an oil engine.

Photographs courtesy of the Roy Cressey Collection